The 99%

The University of Oregon's experts from the Labor Education and Research Center produce policy solutions to bridge income inequality among the wealthiest Americans and the middle class, and to elevate the standards of living for the working class and poor.

Bob Bussell, Director of the Labor Education Research Center and Associate Professor of History

Bob Bussel, Labor Education and Research Center

Bob Bussel is an expert in labor unions and related politics, especially income inequality, immigrant workers, and topics related to paid sick leave, the work-family divide, labor standards, and labor relations.

Ellen Scott, Department of Sociology

Ellen Scott is an expert in welfare, minimum wage, and income inequality especially in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.