1. Living in a Precarious World | 2014 Lannan Symposium | Living in a Precarious World: Art, Labor, and the New Economic Precarity


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    April 1, 2014 | Poetry reading and spoken word performance from Jimmy Santiago Baca and Bryonn Bain, respectively. Moderated by Professor Carolyn Forché, Director of Lannan Center for Poetics and…

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    • Writing Precarity | 2014 Lannan Symposium | Living in a Precarious World: Art, Labor, and the New Economic Precarity


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      April 1, 2014 | Writers Tope Folarin, Dinaw Mengestu, and Eileen Myles in conversation. Moderated by Professor Mark McMorris.

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      • Art, Labor, and the New Economic Precarity | 2014 Lannan Symposium | Living in a Precarious World


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        March 31, 2014 | A reading and conversation with writers Barbara Ehrenreich and Justin Torres. Moderated by Professor Sherry Linkon.

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        • California Legal Update: Piece/Flat Rate Employee Pay (1-9-14 On-Demand Webinar)


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          California courts have recently made some important rulings about paying employees a piece or flat rate per task completed or product made. Among other things, these rulings prohibit employers from…

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          • HR Training Webinar - The DOL is Knocking: Are You Ready to Answer the Door?


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            In this on demand human resource management webinar, we cover the Fair Labor Standards Act and wage and hour regulations. The presentation touches on: Minimum wage Overtime pay …

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            • Jeannette Wicks-Lim on "The Minimum Wage: Does It Help or Hurt Low Wage Workers?"


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              Jeannette Wicks-Lim, Assistant Research Professor at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (www.peri.umass.edu) Brown University, 11 April 2012

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              • Employment Standards for Ontario Workers


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                This webinar, intended for community workers, gives an overview of workers' rights under the Employment Standards Act, including overtime pay, illegal deductions, termination pay, severance pay, and…

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                • House Labor Committee Meeting, April 10, 2014


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                  The House Labor Committee rejected bills Thursday that would have established a state minimum wage higher than the current $7.25 hourly rate. The House panel failed to pass Rep. Herbert Dixon's HB…

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                  • Working Life After Prison: An Interactive Performance | 2014 Lannan Symposium | Living in a Precarious World


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                    April 1, 2014 | Led by Tim Mitchell, with Rickey Bryant, Juanita Hutchinson, Elvin J. Johnson, William T. Lawson, and Patricia O’Connor, this performance will examine what life is like after prison.…

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                    • Encore: Taming Capitalism Run Wild


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                      Modern American capitalism is a story of continued inequality and hardship. Even a modest increase in the minimum wage faces opposition from those who seem to show allegiance first and foremost to…

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