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UAW Academic Workers, Strikes & UPL Strikes: Their Place in US Labor History
This talk will address several questions pertinent to the current University of California strike and its place in the wider US labor movement.

*Whom does the UAW represent, and why do they represent graduate students and postdocs?
*What is the trajectory of the US labor movement, and where do graduate students and postdocs fit in (private vs. public; professionals vs. workers)?
*How do labor laws matter?
*Why do workers strike, and what power dynamics occur when they do?
*What is the trajectory of strikes in US labor history?
*What is the role of Unfair Labor Practices cases in strikes?

*What are the various parties and sides in the University of California strike? Why might its outcome matter?

Nov 18, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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