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Work Law as Privatized Public Law Series: On Critical Wage Theory

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During this period of racial and economic reckoning, calls for racial solidarity in movements for livable wages and safe, dignified work are resurgent. With Prof. Ruben Garcia's Critical Wage Theory as a touchpoint, a panel of organizers and scholars will explore crosscurrents in contemporary organizing and the future of public/private tensions in work law.

This program is available by Zoom webinar only for Alumni and outside guests. Brooklyn Law School students and faculty are strongly encouraged to attend in person.


Professor Ruben Garcia
UNLV, author of Critical Wage Theory (forthcoming 2023)

Bethany Khan
Culinary Workers Union

Professor Shirley Lin*
Brooklyn Law School

Yanin Peña*
Ain't I A Woman?! Campaign

Chris Smalls*
Amazon Labor Union

*Appearing in-person


Student Group Co-Sponsors:

Labor and Employment Law Association, LALSA, BLSA, APALSA, SALSA, DALSA, Law Association of Women, Brooklyn Law Students for the Public Interest, Women of Color Alliance, NLG


Please RSVP by Friday, November 11th

Light Lunch will be served.


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Brooklyn Law School faculty, students, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted. One-time visitors and guests who wish to attend in-person events at our campus, including the student residence, will have to provide the security guard on duty at the Law School with current photo identification, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster, or in lieu of a booster, verification of a recent (within 48 hours of your onsite visit to the Law School), professionally administered negative COVID test. Please view the Brooklyn Law School (BLS) Visitor COVID-19 Vaccination Policies and Guidelines for specific details and instructions prior to attending this event.