By ADAM CREIGHTON, Economics Correspondent The Australian
In the past humans have lost their jobs to improvements in technology. Professor Richard Freeman, Harvard and LWP, argues that “The main effect is not going to be on whether you have a job or not, but the quality of the jobs,”
LWP hosted attorneys from 11 states to discuss best practices and strategies for administering worker protection statutes. Topics discussed included coordination with state labor agencies, efficient case development, methods for assessment of multi-state litigation opportunities and exploration of innovative legal theories for worker protection.
"Mark Erlich was a familiar figure at construction sites as executive secretary of the state’s carpenters union. Now Erlich is hitting the hallowed halls of Harvard.
He’s joining the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School as a fellow. He’ll be working with professors and researchers at Harvard and other universities on issues of wages and the underground economy."
OPINION, EDITORIALS, LETTERS Cleveland.com By Dr. Roona Ray
"Dr. Roona Ray, a public health and HIV specialist, writes in the op-ed below of her arrest, along with nearly 40 other health care professionals and others, during June 28 sit-ins in and near Sen. Rob Portman's Capitol Hill office"
Dr. Ray has lectured at the Harvard Trade Union Program.