Labor Café Archive 2020-21

Friday, May 7, 2021, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Topic: The Paid Leave Priority
Facilitator: Jade Moss (Finance and Gender Studies ’21)

Friday, April 9, 2021 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Topic: Is This a New Moment for the Labor Movement? Amazon vs. Unions in Alabama and Beyond
Facilitators: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program

Friday, March 5, 2021 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Topic: The Care Economy: What is it? Who works in it, and why are they paid so poorly? And what is the Biden Administration’s vision for it?
Facilitators: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program

Friday, February 5, 2021 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Topic: Memories of Tony Flora

Friday, November 6, 2020 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Topic: What’s next for labor policy in the wake of the US presidential election?
Facilitators: Diana Hess, St. Joseph County Councilwoman, & Robert Caruso (ND ’22), Higgins Labor Program Student Assistant

Friday, October 2, 2020 | 5:00–6:00 p.m. 

Topic: Farm & Food Workers during the Pandemic
Facilitators: Leonel Lopez, Worker Rights and Protection Project, Indiana Legal Services &Stasia Reisinger (ND ’21), Just Wage Research Assistant

Friday, September 4, 2020 | 5:00–6:00 p.m. 

Topic: Essential Work/Disposable Workers: Why are so many jobs deemed critical in the pandemic paid so poorly?
Facilitators: Dan Graff, Director, Higgins Labor Program, and Emily Merola (ND ’20), Research Associate, Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities