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Structural and Cultural Barriers to Employment for the Working Class

  • Victor Tan Chen and Brian Halpin
  • June 13 2018
  • W42-2018

Although the economy and employment levels have largely recovered since the Great Recession, low-wage workers continue to face unsteady work that offers few opportunities for advancement. In this webinar, Victor Tan Chen of Virginia Commonwealth University and Brian Halpin of the University of California-Davis examine a broad range of structural and cultural barriers to steady, gainful employment for the working class in a shifting economy.


Employment, Labor Market, Low-Wage Work, Unemployment/Nonemployment