SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Session 151: Changes in Workers' Rights
Room: York Suite

Sponsors: Labor Studies
Law and Society

Organizers: Melanie Borstad, California State University
Cassandra Engeman, Stockholm University

Presider: Cassandra Engeman, Stockholm University

Discussant: Melanie Borstad, California State University


“Labor Protections in Low-Wage Paid Care Work: Assessing New Strategies in U.S. Cities,” Isaac Jabola-Carolus, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“Losing the Freedom to Organize Collectively: Tracing Stories of Labor Struggle through U.S. Department of Labor Forms between 2012-2018,” Lola Loustaunau, University of Oregon

“Passive Privatization: Evaluating Regulatory Response to the Uberization of the American City,” Andrew B. Wolf, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Winner of the Labor Studies Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Exploring the Role of Labor Market Intermediaries: Parallels between the Temporary Help and ‘Gig’ Industries,” Ashley Baber, Loyola University Chicago