John Kelly

John Kelly is a Professor of Industrial Relations at Birkbeck College, University of London. His research interests include trade unions, industrial conflict including general strikes, labour movements and the contemporary far left. Research on general strikes for example has examined the links between union collective action, political and industrial relations institutions and substantive outcomes on issues such as pension, welfare and labour market reform. His most recent books include Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy (with C. Frege, 2013) and Parties, Elections and Policy Reforms in Western Europe (with K. Hamann, 2011).