Social Movement Unionism and the Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages

Presentation and Discussion of Annelise Orleck’s pathbreaking book: ‘We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now’ (Beackon Press, 2018). Annelise Orleck is a US Labour historian who has spent two years tracing the new global movement against low pay, to understand it through the stories of workers in the fast-food and garment industries, in hotel, domestic and agricultural work. 

Also speaking:
Representative from IWGB University London Branch (cleaners and security staff)
Khadija Najlaoui, Waling Waling and union rep for United Migrant Workers Education Project

The meeting will also launch the new publication: ‘How the hostile environment creates sites without rights.’ Evidence presented to the London Hearing of the Permanent People’s Tribunal on the violations with impunity on the rights of migrants and refugees.

Friday November 22nd, 6.30pm.  UCL, Room 103,
Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square,
London WC1H OPN
Only thirty tickets available. Register here via Eventbrite.

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