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Saturday, March 22 • 10:30am - 11:50am
SA2.03 Understanding Labor and Employment in the City

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Moderator: Laura Solitare, Texas Southern University
  • Mothering and the Labor of Care: Raising Children in the Low-Wage Hospitality Industry
    Anna Hackman, University of New Orleans
  • Taxonomy Matters: Defining Worker Centers and their Role in Improving Working Conditions
    Jacob Lesniewski, Dominican University
  • A Framework for the Study and Forecast of Labor Force, Employment, Population, Migration, and Commute Changes in the Eagle Ford Shale
    Javier Oyakawa, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Wage Differences in the Temporary Services Industry: The Role of Occupation and Race
    Jamaal Green, Portland State University


Jamaal Green

Portland State University

Anna Hackman

Doctoral Candidate, University of New Orleans
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Jacob Lesniewski

Assistant Professor, Dominican University
I teach social policy to social workers. I think a lot about how low-wage workers (and low-wage immigrant workers especially) can improve their working conditions. I spend a lot of time working with worker centers in Chicago. I'm starting to think about privatization and its effects... Read More →

Javier Oyakawa

Business and Economic Researcher, University of Texas at San Antonio
Javier Oyakawa is a business and economics researcher at the Center for Community and Business Research (CCBR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute for Economic Development. He finished the doctoral program at the Economics Department from the University of Texas... Read More →


Laura Solitare

Texas Southern University

Saturday March 22, 2014 10:30am - 11:50am CDT
Villa Room (Westin 2nd Floor)