IRLE Publications

Profile, Practices and Needs of California’s Domestic Work Employers

Saba Waheed, Lucero Herrera, Reyna Orellana, Blake Valenta and Tia Koonse

May 16, 2016

Economic Justice, Labor and Occupational Safety, Publications, Report

This study provides demographic and household details, as well as an understanding of the employment practices and needs of domestic employers.

Get To Work or Go To Jail: Workplace Rights Under Threat

Noah Zatz, Tia Koonse, Theresa Zhen, Lucero Herrera, Han Lu, Steven Shafer, and Black Valenta

March 16, 2016

Black Employment, Economic Justice, Publications, Report

This report examines the effects of the criminal justice system when it compels labor from unincarcerated workers and locks people into bad jobs.

“Current Challenges to Workers and Unions in Brazil”

Roberto Véras de Oliveira

February 16, 2016

Global Research, Publications, Policy Brief

This brief undertakes the evaluation of challenges currently faced by workers and their unions in Brazil by placing the situation in a longer historical context.

Nonviolence and Social Movements: The Teachings of Rev. James M. Lawson Jr.

Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., Kent Wong, Ana Luz Gonzalez, Preeti Sharma, Caroline Luce, Caitlin Parker, Mayra Jones, Sophia Cheng, Alma Mirell Castrejon

January 1, 2016

Civil Rights, Publications, Working Class History, Book/Edited Volume

This publication emerged from a class called Nonviolence and Social Movements taught by James Lawson, Kent Wong, Kelly Lytle Hernandez, and Ana Luz Gonzalez at UCLA.

This report explores the business case for independent contractors by presenting scenarios for four dierent types of workers: truck transportation, home health care, web developers, and construction workers.

This brief shows how the neoliberal reform of industrial relations contributed to the growth of wage inequality in the United States since the 1970s.

This policy brief examines these frames to better conceptualize possible responses to the counter-mobilization of employers against minimum wage.

Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered “dangerous” and how they should be policed in Los Angeles.

This brief summarizes the results of a recent survey developed by researchers affiliated with University of California, Riverside (UCR) to fill this gap, and to provide a more complete understanding of wages and working conditions among Inland Southern California’s blue-collar warehouse workers.