IRLE Publications

“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.

This report summarizes findings from analysis of the 2008 Unregulated Work Survey of workers in the low-wage labor market and their experiences with work-related injuries.