- 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
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
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