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On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics (Eugene)

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom
1720 East 13th Eugene, OR

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is a 19,000-member strong union of NYC professional drivers, uniting drivers of yellow cabs, green cars, black cars & app-dispached cars. Desai received the Ford Foundation’s Leadership for a Changing World Award in 2005.


This is the second annual event in the Margaret Hallock Program for Women's Rights and will be partly funded by the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

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Lectures & Presentations, Diversity


School of Law, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics




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