Presentations

Relationships among material hardships, perceived stress, and health among low-wage workers. Woo, J., Ballentine, K., Engel, R., Shook, J., & Goodkind, S. (2020, November). [Paper presentation]. CSWE 66th Annual Program Meeting.

More money? More problems? Good jobs do not prevent workers` stress from spilling over to their health. Woo, J. & Ballentine, K. (2020).  [Paper presentation]. Work Family Research Network 5th Conference.

Ray Engel, co-principal investigator and Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, presenting at the 24th Annual SSWR Conference.

A qualitative study of work-family interaction among low-income hospital workers with a “high road” employer. Ballentine, K. & Woo, J. (2020). In Henly J. R. (Chair), Bringing new perspectives to the understanding of work hour interferences with family life [Symposium]. Work Family Research Network 5th Conference.

Raising wages of low wage workers: Does it help? J. Shook, S. Goodkind, R. Engel, K. Ballentine, S. Wexler, & H. E. Petracchi.  A paper presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

“Robbing Peter to pay for Paul”: Low-wage workers’ hardships and survival strategies. S. Wexler, R. Engel, & H. E. Petracchi.  A paper presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

The social construction of deserved wage: How do low-wage hospital workers respond to income inequality? S. Goodkind, K. Ballentine, S. Wexler, A. Waton, J. Shook, & R. Engel.  A paper presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

Is $15 enough: Understanding the struggles of low-wage workers – S. Kim, J. Woo, J. Shook, K. Ballentine, S. Goodkind, & R. Engel.  A paper  presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

Low-wage workers’ perceptions of their union: Variation within unionized workers J. Woo, J. Shook, & S. Goodkind.  A paper presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

Kess Ballentine, Doctoral Candidate, presents analyses from the Pittsburgh Wage Study at the 24th Annual SSWR Conference.

“I could have been there to help him more”: A qualitative study of work-family conflict among low-wage hospital workers with dependent children Ballentine, K. A paper presented at the 24th Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2020, Washington, D.C.

What happens when the Fight for $15 is won? Strategies to cope with hardship among parents earning low wages  K. Ballentine, K. MacKenzie, & S. Goodkind.  Paper presented at the 23rd Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2019, San Francisco, CA.

Raising wages of low wage workers: Does it help?  J. Shook, J. Woo, R. Engel, S. Goodkind, S. Wexler, K. Ballentine, & H. E. Petracchi.  Paper presented at the 23rd Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2019, San Francisco, CA.

“We’re not the enemy and we’re not asking for the world”: Low-wage hospital workers advocacy for fair wages  S. Wexler, T. Laufer, D. Jacobson, J. Shook, & R. Engel.  Paper presented at the 23rd Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, January 2019, San Francisco, CA.

 

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