Valuing Women’s Work and Building Economic Empowerment: Celebrating the Centenary of the International Labor Organization and the Future of Women’s Labor Rights is a working conference that will bring together scholars, union members and leaders, lawyers, immigrant rights’ advocates, entrepreneurs, and legislators from Connecticut state government and the U.S. House of Representatives. The conference will take place on October 10-12, 2019 at Yale University.
The conference will focus this specifically on women’s rights at work and women’s labor rights within a shifting political economy, and strategies to advance women’s economic security. With speakers and facilitators coming from across the U.S. and other countries, this conference aims to forge strategic alliances and generate new possibilities for action at the local, state, national, and international level.
Technology, Gender, The Future of Work and Labor Rights in the Gig Economy
Lis Meyers, Managing Associate for Gender and Social Inclusion, will be a panelist for a conference session, entitled “Technology, Gender, The Future of Work and Labor Rights in the Gig Economy” on Saturday, October 12th at 9:45am. The panel will be moderated by Kevin Cassidy, Director and Representative to Bretton Woods and Multilaterals, ILO Office for the United States.