RVCC Faculty Federation

AFT Local #2375 – Representing Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty at Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville NJ

Lecture and Discussion 3/15/22 at 1 pm featuring labor historian and author Annelise Orleck

The RVCC Faculty Federation, AFT Local # 2375 in partnership with the Humanities, Social Sciences, Social Work, and Education Department at RVCC, is pleased to invite you to a virtual lecture and discussion featuring Annelise Orleck, author of We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages

March 15, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting
https://raritanval-edu.zoom.us/j/86479506736

Free and open to the public. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Carl Lindskoog, carl.lindskoog@raritanval.edu 

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The story of low-wage workers rising up around the world to demand respect and a living wage.


Tracing a new labor movement sparked and sustained by low-wage workers from across the globe, “We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now” is an urgent, illuminating look at globalization as seen through the eyes of workers-activists: small farmers, fast-food servers, retail workers, hotel housekeepers, home-healthcare aides, airport workers, and adjunct professors who are fighting for respect, safety, and a living wage. With original photographs by Liz Cooke and drawing on interviews with activists in many US cities and countries around the world, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mexico, South Africa, and the Philippines, it features stories of resistance and rebellion, as well as reflections on hope and change as it rises from the bottom up.

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