Category: Labor

Petition to support Freyd’s pay inequity complaint

Faculty and staff are invited to add their signatures to an
open letter in support of psychology professor Jennifer Freyd’s pay equity
complaint against the University of Oregon.

Professor Dare Baldwin, Department of Psychology and Clark
Honors College, posted the letter as a petition on change.org. “We are hoping to
garner a groundswell of support within UO and across […]

AAUP Supports University of Oregon Faculty Member’s Claims Of Gender-Based Pay Disparity | AAUP

Source: AAUP Supports University of Oregon Faculty Member’s Claims Of Gender-Based Pay Disparity | AAUP
Freyd v. University of Oregon, No. 19-35428 (9th Cir. 2019)(appeal pending)

From AAUP: On September 30, 2019, the AAUP filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Professor Jennifer Freyd, who sued the University of Oregon (UO) […]

A novel by Helena María Viramontes about the lives of migrant farmworkers is the 2019-20 UO Common Reading selection

[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes

Helena María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.

A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]

Stephanie Land talk Nov. 6: “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”

Stephanie Land

Stephanie Land, author of New York Times bestseller “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive,” will give a talk Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 175, Knight Law Center.

Land’s memoir details her life as a single mother on the edge of
poverty, navigating the bureaucracy of government assistance and […]

A “Prison of Love”: Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China

[ January 23, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
UO geographer Yi Yu, the 2017-18 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow, will give a presentation on her research titled “Prison of Love:” Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China. The talk will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 4 pm in the EMU Miller Room.

Yi Yu

This talk is […]

Bernice Yeung: “The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”

[ September 24, 2018; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Lewis Lounge
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”
Bernice Yeung, Investigative Reporter
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)

From the Reveal website: “Bernice Yeung is a reporter for Reveal, covering race and gender. Her work examines issues related to violence against women, labor and employment, immigration, […]