6th Annual Betta Ehrenfeld Public Policy Forum
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine Portland
Worker and Labor Issues of the Food Industry
Co-Hosts: Frances Perkins Center & the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine
Named the 2018 Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appétit, Portland is the setting for a candid policy discussion about worker and labor issues of the food industry.
David Weil of Brandeis University, former head of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor under President Obama and author of The Fissured Workplace.
Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at Berkeley and author of Behind the Kitchen Door and Forked: A New Standard for American Dining.
Professor Michael Hillard, Director of Food Studies at USM
Matt Schlobohm, Executive Director of the Maine AFL-CIO
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From left to right: David Weil, Saru Jayaraman, Dr. Michael Hillard, Matt Schlobohm