Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
Socialism in the Time of Corona
Clare Hammonds of the UMass-Amherst Labor Center discusses the results of recent surveys of essential workers in MA. The surveys reveal important differences among these workers' experiences, along the dimensions of occupation, income and other factors. Hammonds is Professor of Practice at the UMass Amherst Labor Center, where she conducts applied research and the labor education program. Hammonds has worked with a wide variety of labor unions and worker organizations in the Pioneer Valley and around the state, with a particular focus on improving the conditions of low-wage workers. Hammonds is also the Labor Center’s Graduate Program Director, and co-editor of Labor in the Time of Trump (2020).