Faculty Biography

Gary N. Chaison

Gary passed away on February 17, 2022. 


Professor Emeritus 

Specialization: Labor and 
Industrial Relations
Graduate School of Management
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: 508-793-7134
Email: gchaison@clarku.edu
Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Chaison

PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Interests

Comparative industrial relations; union structure, government, and growth; collective bargaining

Taught Courses

International Labor Relations
Discrimination in the Workplace
Human Resource Management
Union-Management Relations

Key Publications/Presentations

"Labor Union Mergers: Seeking a Safe Harbor in a Storm," New York; Springer, 2016

Case: "The Market Basket Case: When Workers Walk Off Their Jobs to Save the Job of the Boss." Sage Business Cases, 2016.

The Unions' Response to Globalization, Springer Book, New York, 2014.

The New Collective Bargaining, Springer Book, New York 2012

Unions in America (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2006), 208 pp.

Unions and Legitimacy (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2002) (with B. Bigelow)133 pp.

Union Mergers in Hard Times: The View from Five Countries (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 1996), 248 pp

When Unions Merge (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1986), 186 pp.