Dr Jonathan Sale

Dr Jonathan Sale

Honorary Lecturer

Newcastle Business School

Career Summary

Biography

Jonathan was a Lecturer in Employment Relations and Human Resource Management, as well as a Scholarly Academic per AACSB standards, at the Newcastle Business School where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses. He became a full-time Lecturer through a competitive and open selection process. As an Honorary Lecturer now, he co-supervises a cross-disciplinary Master of Philosophy (Environmental and Occupational Health) higher degree by research candidature at the University.

Jonathan coordinated and taught at the undergraduate level IRHR2010 Introduction to Industrial Relations, IRHR3040 Negotiation and Advocacy, IRHR3540 International Human Resource Management, and IRHR1002 Dynamics of People and Work in Organisations, and at the postgraduate level GSBS6006 Employment Relations in Globalised Economies, GSBS6100 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and GSBS6040 Human Resource Management. He was also the Annual Course Leader and/or Lead Course Coordinator for these courses. His published research covers a range of subjects including labour and comparative law, legal harmonisation or transplantation, regulation and informal work, social security and migrant work, employment skills and strategies, labour relations policy, conflict management and resolution, decision making, employment and workplace relations, area studies (the Philippines, Malaysia and ASEAN), among others.


Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Employment Relations and Human Resource Management
  • Labour Law and Comparative Law
  • Management and Resolution of Labour Disputes
  • Policy and Governance
  • Regulation and Informal Work
  • Social Security and Migrant Work

Languages

  • Filipino (Mother)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Working)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
480104 Labour law 40
350503 Human resources management 20
350504 Industrial and employee relations 40

Awards

Award

Year Award
2017 Runner-up Best Paper HDR Colloquium 2017
Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle
2015 Regulating for Decent Work Fellowship
International Labour Organization
2014 How Class Works – Working-Class Studies Association Travel Grant 2014
How Class Works – Working-Class Studies Association, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Recognition

Year Award
2020 Contributing Expert, Rule of Law Index 2020
World Justice Project
2020 Country Expert, Quality of Government Expert Survey 2019/2020
University of Gothenburg

Scholarship

Year Award
2019 AIRAANZ 2019 Postgraduate Scholarship
Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ)
2018 2018 ALLA Research Degree Scholarship
Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA)
2016 2016 ALLA Research Degree Scholarship
Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA)
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Sale J, 'The role of governance in according protection to informal workers in the Philippines: Potentials, limitations and gaps', The informal economy in the Philippines: Perspectives, challenges and strategies on transitions to formality, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Philippines 41-60 (2017)
2016 Sale J, 'Labor Dispute Management and Resolution', Labor and Industrial Relations in the Philippines: A Reader, University of the Philippines, Philippines 77-107 (2016)
2014 Ofreneo R, Sale J, 'Social Security and Migrant Workers in the Philippines: Social Protection for the Country s Economic Protectors', Social Security and Migrant Workers: Selected Studies of Cross-Border Social Security Mechanisms, Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands 167-186 (2014)

Journal article (7 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2020 Sale J, 'Harmonisation of labour laws: an arduous journey for ASEAN', Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, 30 34-65 (2020) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/10301763.2020.1723392
2018 Sale J, 'Labour Law and the Labour Market: A Case Study of Malaysia', New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 43 55-74 (2018) [C1]
2016 Sale J, 'The Labor Implications of the Philippine Competition Act (2015)', Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, 38 (2016)
2016 SALE J, 'Collaborative Governance, Decent Work and Innovation: An Analytical Framework for Sustainable Workplaces Based on the Case of Philippine Science and Technology Parks', World Technopolis Review, 5 71-82 (2016)
DOI 10.7165/wtr2016.5.1.71
2015 Mahy P, Sale J, 'Classifying the Legal System of the Philippines: A Preliminary Analysis with Reference to Labor Law', Philippine Journal of Labor and Industrial Relations, XXXII 1-28 (2015)
DOI 10.2139/ssrn.2436786
2014 Sale J, Sale A, 'Changes in Philippine labour relations policy: Convergence or divergence of productivity, flexibility and welfare?', The Economic and Labour Relations Review, 25 327-352 (2014)
DOI 10.1177/1035304614537173
2013 Sale J, 'The Single-Entry Approach: Contexts, Processes and Outcomes', Journal of the Philippine Association on Voluntary Arbitration, 8 1-13 (2013)
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Conference (17 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2021 Sale J, Sale A, 'Compulsory arbitration in the time of COVID: A look into public service continuity in the Philippines and Malaysia', Paper presented at the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand 2021 Conference, Symposium: 'Of pandemics and public services: how good are public servants!', Online (2021)
2021 Sale J, Sale A, 'Labour-management cooperation and sustainable work in the Philippine renewable energy industry: Impacts on workplace representation and collective action in the time of COVID', Paper presented at the Workplace Representation and Collective Action Session, Annual Conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) 'Work and Employment in Times of Crisis: What Are the Impacts, Management Issues, and Recovery Strategies?', Online Conference, Faculty of Business Administration, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (2021)
2020 Sale J, 'Conflict at work and its resolution: A comparative study of some recent developments in labor law in Malaysia and the Philippines', Paper presented at the Innovations in Dispute Resolution Session, 10th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Regional Congress of the Americas, Online Conference, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Canada (2020)
2020 Sale J, 'Spanish-American legal transfers, Australian parallels and endogenous developments in Philippine labour law', Paper presented at the Developments in Labour Law Session, 10th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Regional Congress of the Americas, Online Conference, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Canada (2020)
2020 Sale J, 'Collective bargaining systems in Australia, Malaysia and the Philippines: some recent developments', Paper presented at the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand 2020 Conference 'Doing things differently? IR practice and research beyond 2020', Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand (2020)
2019 Mahy P, Do HH, Sale J, 'The Comparative Evolution of Worker Protection Regulation in Southeast Asia: A Quantitative Approach', Paper presented at the Fourth Labour Law Research Network Conference Valparaíso 'A Global Conversation on Labour Law', Faculty of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile (2019)
2019 Sale J, 'Southeast Asian histories: State-society relations and labour laws in Malaysia and the Philippines', Paper presented at the 16th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History 'Activism, Struggle & Labour History', Perth Trades Hall Building, Perth, WA, Australia (2019)
2019 Sale J, 'Labour laws, labour markets and work: Some recent developments in the Philippines and Malaysia', Paper presented at the Fifth Biennial Labour Law Conference of the New Zealand Labour Law Society 'Labour Law in 2019 continuity, change and emerging challenges', Victoria University Wellington Faculty of Law, Wellington, New Zealand (2019)
2019 Sale J, 'Harmonisation of Labour Laws and Employment Growth: Quo Vadis, ASEAN?', Paper presented at the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand 2019 Conference 'Global Work, Quality Work', RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia (2019)
2018 Sale J, 'Southeast Asian histories: Evolution of labour laws in post-colonial Philippines and Malaysia', Paper presented at the Australian Historical Association 2018 Annual Conference 'The Scale of History', The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (2018)
2018 Sale J, 'Entangled legal histories and varieties of capitalism: Spanish-American legal transfers, Australian parallels and endogenous developments in Philippine labour law - some labour market and work implications', Paper presented at the Australian Labour Law Association Ninth Biennial National Conference 'Labour Law: new frontiers, new challenges', Gold Coast, Queensland (2018)
2017 Sale J, 'Entangled Legal Histories: Spanish-American Legal Transfers and Philippine Labour Law', Paper presented at the Australian Historical Association 2017 Annual Conference 'Entangled Histories', The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (2017)
2017 Sale J, 'Labour Law and the Labour Market: A Case Study of Malaysia', Paper presented at the Fourth Biennial Labour Law Conference of the New Zealand Labour Law Society 'Labour law in transition in a globalised world', The University of Canterbury, School of Law, Christchurch, New Zealand (2017)
2016 Sale J, 'International Labour Standards in the ASEAN Region', Paper presented at the Australian Labour Law Association Eighth Biennial National Conference 'Regulation of work and workplaces: reform and innovation?', Novotel, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia (2016)
2015 Sale J, 'Labor Market Regulation via Trade Union Combinations and Multi-Employer Bargaining: Context, Processes and Outcomes in the Philippines', Paper presented at the 4th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network 'Developing and Implementing Policies for a Better Future at Work', International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland (2015)
2015 Sale J, 'Organization, function and political economy of Philippine labor law: Rethinking labor law for worker empowerment and social justice', Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the Working-Class Studies Association 'Fighting Inequality', Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA (2015)
2014 Sale J, 'Interdisciplinarity, heterogeneity and precarity of work in the Philippines: The context and possibilities of defining work via legislation', Paper presented at the How Class Works 2014 Conference, State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York, USA (2014)
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Report (3 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Barr J, Sale J, Nigaus S, 'Employment and Skills Strategies in the Philippines', 72 (2017)
DOI 10.1787/9789264273436-en
2015 Sale J, 'Performance of prevention and resolution institutions, mechanisms and processes for individual labour disputes Philippine country report', International Labour Office, 52 (2015)
2013 Ofreneo R, Sale J, Serrano M, Pasumbal ML, Pupos VE, 'Union Capacity in Organizing, Bargaining and Social Dialogue in the Philippines', International Labour Office, 75 (2013)
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current1

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2020 Masters What are the Factors that Affect the Interpretation and Implementation of Commonwealth Bullying Legislation in Australian Corporations? M Philosophy (Environ&OccHlth), College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Research Collaborations

The map is a representation of a researchers co-authorship with collaborators across the globe. The map displays the number of publications against a country, where there is at least one co-author based in that country. Data is sourced from the University of Newcastle research publication management system (NURO) and may not fully represent the authors complete body of work.

Country Count of Publications
Australia 3
Philippines 3
France 1
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Dr Jonathan Sale

Position

Honorary Lecturer
Newcastle Business School
College of Human and Social Futures

Contact Details

Email jonathan.sale@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4913 8529

Office

Room Level 7
Building NU Space
Location City Campus

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