Sexual Harassment and Precarious Workplaces Webinar

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 1:00 to 2:15 PM EST
Presented by: Dr. Kaitlyn Matulewicz, Organizer, Retail Action Network

Presentation: How does an insecure and precarious work environment relate to unwanted or uncomfortable sexual experiences at work? Using restaurant work as an example, the webinar will explore the connections between precarious work environments, the law, and experiences of sexual harassment on the job.

Bio: Kaitlyn Matulewicz lives and works on the west coast in Lekwungen Territory (often called Victoria BC). She’s an organizer with the Retail Action Network, a direct action group fighting for workplace justice and better working conditions for retail, food-service, and hospitality workers. Kaitlyn received her PhD from the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria where she researched women’s experiences of sexual harassment in the BC restaurant industry.