2018-19 Labor-Community Film Series

LEARN (Labor Education Action Research Network) is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Labor-Community Film Series.

You are invited to join friends from the New Jersey labor movement, Rutgers, and the broader community on the first Thursday of each month during the fall and spring semester for a series of film screenings and lively discussions on some of the most pressing issues facing workers and New Jersey residents.

From low-wage work to racial justice, gender equity, and climate change, the LEARN film series will investigate some of the most pressing issues of our time.

The Fight of Her Life: Meet the MMA Star Who’s Trying to Unionize the Sport

Many of the MMA fighters you see on national television are living below the poverty line.

Mixed Martial Artists receive a smaller share of revenue than athletes in other major sports. They are paid as independent contractors, denying them even the most basic workplace protections. And unlike most professional athletes in America, they are not represented by a union.

Now, one fighter is trying to change all that.