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  • Paper: Changes in NFL mirror changes in modern workplace

    Daniel A. Gilbert, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois and an expert who studies the cultural and labor history of sports.

    The NFL has reflected the changing dynamics of the modern U.S. workplace due to the football-workplace connection that was forged during the sport’s early years, said Daniel A. Gilbert, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois and an expert who studies the cultural and labor history of sports.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Daniel A. Gilbert, call 217-333-2388; email gilbertd@illinois.edu.

    The paper “The gridiron and the gray flannel suit: NFL football and the modern U.S. workplace” is available online.