SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 081: Organizing Labor
Room: Riverside Suite

Sponsors: Conflict, Social Action, and Change
Labor Studies

Organizer &

Presider: Erin M. Evans, San Diego Mesa College

Discussants: Amelia L. Fortunato, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Joseph R. van der Naald, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Description:  This session focuses on issues related to organizing workers across labor sectors.


“De-unionization within the ‘Blue Wall’: The Declining Currency of the Union Voter Premium,” Amelia L. Fortunato and Joseph R. van der Naald, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Gender and Organizing,” Mary L. Dungy-Akenji, Loyola University Chicago

“Making Space: Space and the Experience of Work in Family Child Care,” Kimberly Lucas, Brandeis University