The Yale Law Journal

Kimberly M. Sánchez Ocasio


Fighting for the Common Good: How Low-Wage Workers’ Identities Are Shaping Labor Law

Kimberly M. Sánchez Ocasio & Leo Gertner

Social movements led by workers in low-wage industries, from fast food to car washes to nursing homes, have upended the public narrative of who poor workers are and what they deserve both at work and at home. By doing so, these movements have won victories that were once considered “unrealistic” and…