This week at the Jamaica Plain Forum; hat-tip to Chuck C.
Why We Can’t Get Ahead: Job Challenges for the American Worker
Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times
Thursday 8 April 2010—7:00pm to 9:00pm
Speaker: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times business and economics correspondent
Since the recession’s peak, the U.S. unemployment rate has been hovering around 10 percent. But the challenges to the American worker go beyond the current economic crisis. Steven Greenhouse will talk about how American companies have squeezed millions of workers by clamping down on wages, cutting benefits and violating labor laws. He’ll also offer a practical set of solutions the government, business and labor leaders could implement to help working people.
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