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|Laborfest: The Internet, Tech & The Future of Labor|
|Date||Sunday July 30|
|Time||10:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
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ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to 2d Street, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to 2d Street, then walk 2 block South on 2d to King St, cross King Street to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
10 bus which runs from 24th and Potrero, on Rhode Island to 26th St, on Cesar Chavez St to Dakota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, DeHaro, Rhode Island at 16th St, on Townsend to Second Street AND from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at 2d Street and Townsend, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side. 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium.
Educational ACTION Conference-The Internet, Technology, The Gig Economy and the Future of Labor
The development of technology, including artificial intelligence, automation and platforms like UBER, Lyft, and Airbnb, are making trillions for the tech and media companies that now dominate the world. Growing marginalization of labor and complete deregulation now means that hundreds of thousands of workers are being forced to travel hundreds of miles to work on temp jobs as independent contractors.
This threatens our environment here in the Bay Area and around the world.
This conference will look at how our economy is being transformed in the Bay Area, nationally and globally, and how it is affecting working people, including drivers, tech workers, and workers in other industries.
The new tech world is also allowing companies like Google and Apple, and the U.S. government to know every place you go, every purchase you make, and every word or text you use in communication. We will look at how workers and unions, with the public, can challenge this new reality.
Steven Hill, Journalist on Technology; Ruth Silver Taube, Workers’ Rights Clinic at the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center at the Santa Clara University School of Law; Dr. Larry Rose, Former Medical Director Cal-OSHA; Mehmet Bayran, LaborNet; Edward Escobar, The Alliance For Independent Workers; Todd Davies, Stanford Center for the Study of Language and Information, Lisa Milos, CWA UPTE UCSF Medical Interpreter; Kemly Camacho Jiminez, Cooperative Sulá Batsú, University of Costa Rica
Sponsored by http://www.labortech.net/, http://www.labornet.org/
http://law.scu.edu/kgaclc/ (KGA Community Law Center)
http://www.upwa.info/documents/Cal-osha-Rose.htm (Dr. Larry Rose)
https://missionlocal.org/2016/06/uber-drivers-push-back-against-proposed-settlement-in-suit/ (Ed Escobar)
https://www-csli.stanford.edu/people (Todd Davies)
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/03/02/18796928.php (Lisa Milos)
http://www.catunescomujer.org/cgysi-lac/docs/directorio/camacho_k.pdf (Kemly Camacho Jiminez)