Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
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[ May 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Economic globalization has fundamentally reshaped class and gender dynamics around the world. It has brought millions of young women to work in urban industrial and service sectors, introducing new social roles, aspirations, and modes of precarity. In the industrial sector, labor has become increasingly militant in its demands for decent […]
[ November 9, 2013; ] EMU Ballroom
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Full schedule PDF. For more information about 40th anniversary events, go to: http://csws.uoregon.edu/?page_id=8612
Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Symposium: Feminist Utopian Thought
In this symposium, authors and cultural critics explore feminist creative production and the roles of speculative fiction and utopian ideas in imagining feminist futures.
Friday, Nov. 8
6:30-8:30 p.m. – “A Conversation with […]
[ May 9, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Hendricks Hall
Hearth Rm (1st floor)
1408 University St., UO campus
A Fireside Conversation with Oliver Kellhammer, a permaculture artist, writer, and teacher specializing in ecological restoration and land art, and Jennifer Burns Levin, who teaches literature in the UO Clark Honors College. The two will talk about Kellhammer’s interest in the shifting power relationships within public urban […]
Bob Bussel, associate professor of history and director of the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon, will discuss the history of the minimum wage on Oregon Public Broadcasting Radio (KOPB) on November 6, 2012. The segment, which is part of several OPB reports marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in […]
[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]