Health disadvantages stem from unsafe occupational conditions and an overlapping array of adverse social experiences. These findings highlight the need to develop and evaluate policies that protect all workers regardless of socioeconomic position and immigration status.
This brief summarizes, contextualizes, and addresses the policy implications of research reported in “Employer Aversion to Criminal Records: An Experimental Study of Mechanisms,” by N. F. Sugie, N. D. Zatz, and D. Augustine, Criminology, 58(1).
This paper addresses how interest associations have responded to the entry of digital-platform corporations into taxi and limousine markets; whether and why interest associations have regarded the market-disrupting strategies of these corporations as a unifying threat or as an opportunity to pursue and enforce their particularistic interests; and what role existing associational fields play in shaping interest associations’ responses.
This research project, led by IRLE director Chris Tilly, looks at variations and change in retail job quality in the US in the context of global comparisons with Mexico and several European countries, including Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
Examined through the lens of both the Declaration of Human Rights and the U.S. Constitution, this study encourages discussion surrounding ensuring quality education and teacher labor protections as human rights in the hopes of bringing justice and change to classrooms.
This book captures some of Sickler’s historic campaign victories, from his leadership of the national Coors Boycott to unprecedented organizing drives with immigrant workers, often in direct challenge to the leadership of US labor.
Dr. Laura E. Enriquez, Dr. Edelina M. Burciaga, Tadria Cardenas, Biblia Cha, Vanessa Delgado, Miroslava Guzman Perez, Daniel Millán, Maria Mireles, Martha Morales Hernandez, Dr. Annie Ro, Daisy Vazquez Vera
This report examines what universities can do to promote the educational equity of undocumented students and focuses on the University of California system, nine undergraduate educational institutions that have supportive institutional policies.
Revelatory and sympathetic, Labor's Mind reclaims a forgotten chapter in working-class intellectual life while mapping present-day possibilities for labor, higher education, and digitally enabled self-study.