Daniel Marschall is Legislative and Policy Specialist for Workforce Issues at the national AFL-CIO. His involvement in the nation’s employment and training system goes back to the 1980s, when he was the head of the Dislocated Worker Program for the State of Ohio. He worked as a Legislative Director for a Member of Congress when the Workforce Investment Act was passed in 1998. He has a Master’s degree in communication from Georgetown University and a PhD in Sociology from Lancaster University. At the AFL-CIO he handles legislation and policy related to the federal workforce development system, Trade Adjustment Assistance, layoff aversion, unemployment insurance, and approaches to worker adjustment. He is also a founding member of the Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN).
He is the author of a 2012 Temple University Press book – The Company We Keep: Occupational Community in the High-Tech Network Society – which is based upon his research in the occupational community of software developers. His writings on joint labor-management training programs include: “Joint Union-Management Workforce Development Model” (with co-author Ellen Scully-Russ), in Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System: Lessons from Research and Practice, Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2010; and “American Unions and the Institutionalization of Workplace Learning: Innovations for New Work Systems and Labour Movement Renewal,” in Trade Unions and Workplace Training, Routledge, 2012. Other articles have appeared in Information, Communication & Society; the Journal of Applied Linguistics; and the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.
Daniel Marschall, PhD
Legislative and Policy Specialist for Workforce Issues
815 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
July 31, 2013, Employment Impacts on Emerging Technologies