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A Living Wage in UVA and Charlottesville

"Being paid a living wage is necessary for one's self-actualization.” - Teresa Sullivan, “The Social Organization of Work”

UVA stakeholders have waged the longest running campaign for a living wage in a university in the nation, yet are still unsuccessful. What is the history of the campaign, and what obstacles stand before it? On a broader level, is the cultural history of a living wage, and how has the fight changed over the years? Professor Goldblatt will speak on this, and the plans that she and Professor Sally Hudson hold for a future living wage campaign in Charlottesville.

Professor Goldblatt was an active member of the Living Wage Campaign, and helped to organize the hunger strike undertaken by the Living Wage Campaign at UVA. She is a Global Studies Postdoctoral Fellow at UVA.

Earlier Event: November 19
MRC Board Retreat
Later Event: November 27
Coffee Mixers