Type: Public event

Helping across generations and impacts on retirement and retirement planning


Kristin Seefeldt, associate professor of social work and public policy

Date & Time

Feb 3, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST


This is a Virtual Event.

Union jobs were once the backbone of the middle class in the United States, providing livable wages and good benefits, including pensions, for those without four-year college degrees. When fewer workers have access to good-paying jobs and benefits, and when public benefits are difficult to access, those with union ties may find themselves serving as a private safety net, sharing their resources across households and generations. While this help may be crucial to struggling family members, how do workers balance help with their own economic needs?

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