Events

2017

  • Immigration and Labor Market Precarity in the 21st Century

A talk focused on the challenges facing low-wage immigrant workers and recent efforts to organize them with Professor Ruth Milkman

Ruth Milkman is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies 

Monday, May 8, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

  • Immigrant Rights, Worker Rights, and the Fight for Social Justice

Panel Discussion

Aviva Chomsky, Professor of History, Salem State University, and author of They Take Our Jobs!: And Twenty Other Myths About Immigration

Adrián Ventura, Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores (New Bedford), Gladys Vega, Chelsea Collaborative, Heloísa Galvao and Lidia Ferreira, Brazilian Women’s Group

April 27, 4:00-5:30p.m. *This event is part of the semester-long teach-in: Not My Normal: Resisting Systemic Oppression*

  • The Boston Labor Conference: The State of Labor in Boston: Work, Inequality and the Future of the Labor Movement

Conference to explore the challenges faced by working-class people in the greater Boston area, workers’ struggles to organize and advance their interests, attempts by the business class to gut the public sector and redistribute wealth upwards, and the research and education necessary for advancing the interests of the working people.

April 1, 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m.

Conference Program:  Download the: PDF

For more information on Labor Resource Center Events, please contact us at: laborresourcecenter@umb.edu or  617.287.7267

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