2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 105 Struggles for Justice in the Workplace

3 hours 

This course examines the ways that workers in the U.S. have fought for their rights both collectively and as individuals. Drawing on examples of workers' struggles in a variety of jobs and industries, the course explores topics such as the meaning of workplace justice, the role of unions, the plight of undocumented workers, and the pursuit of racial and gender equality in employment.




This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Justice and the Individual (100-level) area of the Gen Ed Program.

This course is a First Year Seminar and is restricted to Freshmen only.