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Labor Education & Research Center (LERC) colloquia

Professor Eileen Otis will be giving a talk on February 28th, 2018 at 4-5PM in EMU’s Miller Room as part of the Winter 2018 UO Labor Research Colloquium speaker series, sponsored by the Labor Education & Research Center (LERC).The talk titled “Walmart in China: How are Chinese workers Confronting the World’s Largest Company?”  explores how workers in China have confronted the world’s biggest employer, and how they have challenged, accommodated or reshaped Wal-Mart’s labor practices.

Graduate student Lola Loustaunau will present her work on April 18th, 2018 at 4 – 5pm at EMU’s Miller Room as part of the Winter 2018 UO Labor Research Colloquium speaker series, sponsored by the Labor Education & Research Center (LERC). The talk is titled, “Organizing multiethnic, multilingual workers with insecure legal status: challenges and lessons from an intensive campaign in the Portland food industry.”