The Drivers – A Short Play About the Experiences of Uber/Lyft Drivers

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Join us on Wednesday, May 19 at 4PM PT as we premiere The Drivers – A Short Play About the Experiences of Uber/Lyft Drivers performed by students from Labor Studies 152, Winter 2021: Work, Social Justice and Arts taught by Professor Janna Shadduck-Hernández. Play Description During the height of the COVID 19 pandemic, four Uber drivers meet in the morning at […]

Career Conversation: “Lessons from a Recent UCLA Graduate” with Ashley Michel

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What is work life like after graduation? Interested in working for a non-profit organization connected to worker’s rights? Join us for our last virtual hangout of Spring Quarter, Tuesday, May 25th, from 11am-12pm to connect and have a stress-free, informal Q&A with UCLA Labor Studies recent UCLA graduate and Los Angeles Alliance for a New […]

Labor Studies 101: The Global Struggle for Platform Workers’ Rights Beyond Proposition 22

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On Thursday, May 27th activists from the UK, Spain, Italy and Belgium will join students from the UCLA Labor Studies Program to discuss recent developments in the global struggle for platform workers’ rights. In California, Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have invested more than $200 million to pass Proposition 22 by granting platform companies an exemption […]

Workers and Learners Summer 2021: Research Findings Webinar

The UCLA Labor Summer Research Program research team invites you to the Workers and Learners Summer 2021 research findings webinar. Over the past 6-weeks, student researchers collected surveys and interviews about workers and learners' experiences as they prepare to return to school and work in the fall. We will review the research together, discuss key […]

Labor Studies Welcome 2021

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Join us for our Labor Studies Information Session + Student Mixer! Learn about the Labor Studies Major & Minor and meet your faculty, staff, alumni, and fellow students! Date: September 22 from 10am-11am PT RSVP: https://bit.ly/laborstudieswelcome2021 Zoom link will be emailed to you after submitting this registration form.

Week 3 Labor Studies Virtual Hangout – Transitioning Back to Campus

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What has the transition back to campus been like for you? What concerns do you have about the transition away from remote learning? What are you looking forward to this year? Join the labor studies student staff for the first virtual hangout of the year for a conversation surrounding the transition to in person learning. […]

Oral History for Social Change: Documenting the Lived Experience of Migrants Separated at the U.S./Mexico Border

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Please join our UCLA Labor Studies community for Oral History for Social Change: Documenting the Lived Experience of Migrants Separated at the U.S./Mexico Border, an online guest speaker event featuring Fanny García, hosted by labor studies lecturer Virginia Espino. Fanny Julissa García is an award winning Honduran-American oral historian contributing work to Central American Studies. […]