The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Labor

Harley Shaiken

Title Conditional: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Labor
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Time: 4:00 pm | 223 Moses Hall

Women working in a textile factory. (Photo by marissaorton.) 

 Women working in a textile factory. (Photo by marissaorton.)

Currently being negotiated between 12 countries around the Pacific, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is an ambitious project seeking to rewrite the rules of global trade. What role will labor play in the new economic order? Professor Harley Shaiken will share his insights on the matter and the future of the labor movement in the United States, Latin America, and beyond.

Harley Shaiken is Class of 1930 Professor and Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley.

Professor Harley Shaiken presents on the Transpacific Partnership, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken presents on the Transpacific Partnership, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken speaks on the Transpacific Partnership's impact on labor, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken speaks on the Transpacific Partnership's impact on labor, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken speaks on the Transpacific Partnership impact across policy areas, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken speaks on the Transpacific Partnership's impact across policy areas, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken has a discussion with audience members after his talk, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)

Professor Harley Shaiken has a discussion with audience members after his talk, April 2016. (Photo by Diana Lopez.)