App-Workers Organizing: Global Perspectives

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This is a one-day international forum on the topic of policy and organizational solutions to the challenges of digitally mediated employment (also known as app-based work). The main goal of this convening is to bring together stakeholders from across the United States and abroad to share experience and research about strategies for advancing worker protections and collective representation in the digital platform economy.

The forum will take place on May 8, 2020, at the Cornell ILR Conference Center in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Participants will include representatives from labor groups that are currently engaged in efforts to organize or represent app-based workers in the United States and in foreign countries, as well as scholars who have conducted research on the key issues.

Date: November 12th and 13th, 2020
Location: Cornell ILR Conference Center, Manhattan, New York City
More information to come.
Event sponsored by the Lois Gray Innovation Initiative. Lois Gray was a pioneer in the field of labor education, she recognized the vital role The Worker Institute plays in creating a unique space for labor leaders to learn, explore, examine and experiment. The Initiative's goal is to bring together labor leaders, union members, scholars and other allies to advance innovative ideas for protecting and expanding workers' rights. Learn more.
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