James F. Byers

Professor Emeritus, Industrial and Labor Relations


Ph.D. Human Resources and Employment, Industrial Relations Research Institute (IRRI), University of Wisconsin Madison
M.A. Industrial and Labor Relations, IUP
M. Div. Theology, Josephinum College
B.A. Philosophy, Josephinum College

Interest Areas:

Manpower and Training, Social Legislation, Unemployment,
Public Policy, Comparative Industrial Relations,
Labor Market Economics, Employment Discrimination

Selected Publications:

  • Byers, James F. and W. Lee Hansen, Eds. Unemployment Insurance the Second Half-Century. University of Wisconsin Press, 1990. Chapter: "Unemployment Compensation and Retraining: Can a Closer Link Be Forged?"
  • Chapter: " Employee Rights and Industrial Justice: Catholic Labor Policy" in R. Blanpain, Ed. Employee Rights and Industrial Justice Kluwer Law and Taxation Publishers, Deventer, The Netherlands.