The purpose of this Article is to apply Epstein’s Good Company framework to corporate behavior that falls under three distinct employment law issues31 that continually challenge TNCs as they conduct business. Part I summarizes Epstein’s Good Company framework and his insights about the Good Company. Part II integrates Epstein’s Good Company framework with TNCs’ ability to curb the use of abusive forms of child labor (enact responsible child labor policies), foster open, democratic, and collaborative workplaces (improved employer-employee bargaining), and to create an ethic of care for employees (ethic of care). Part III briefly analyzes our findings, suggests modifications to Epstein’s Good Company framework, and positions the modifications in the context of New Governance scholarship. The article concludes by affirming Epstein’s approach to the Good Company and offers final reflections about fostering Good Companies in the employment context.
Runnels, Michael B.; Kennedy, Elizabeth J.; and Brown, Rev. Timothy B. S.J.
"Corporate Social Responsibility and the New Governance: In Search of Epstein's Good Company in the Employment Context,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 43
, Article 3.
Available at: https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol43/iss2/3