San Francisco

Economic Inequality and the Future of Work

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, October 10, 2019

With the rise of AI, automation and the gig economy, everyone is trying to forecast the future of work. But perhaps a more urgent topic is the future value of a worker. Here in the Bay Area, a stark wage gap is causing a reckoning that’s being felt across the region. Is a lasting solution simply a matter of implementing a higher minimum wage, adopting sustainable hiring practices or providing a universal basic income? Or is the problem systemic and in need of more radical change? In part two of a three-part series, we’ll discuss the value of work and its impacts on the Bay Area of tomorrow. Co-presented by KQED.

+ Egon Terplan / Office of the Governor of California
Natalie Foster / Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative
Jed Kolko / Indeed
Mina Kim / KQED

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Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

Free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration suggested. Limited on-site tickets will be available.

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

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