Friday, January 9, 2009
Michael Selmi (GWU) presided over this afternoon's panel At the Border and Beyond: California and the Evolving Workplace. Ruth Milkman (UCLA-Sociology) discussed the 2006 immigrant rights protests, their antecedents, and their current implications. Juliet Stumpf (Lewis & Clark) described how employment law has played a leading role in the domestication of immigration law. Catherine Fisk (U.C.-Irvine) presented on the attribution of creative work as a paradigm for ownership of workplace knowledge.