Areas of Expertise:
low-wage jobs | service industry | workers rights | labor rights | wage theft | sharing economy
Saba Waheed, research director at the UCLA Labor Center, is an expert on labor, in particular low-wage service industries such as taxis, restaurants, nail salons and domestic work, as well as sharing economy businesses like Uber and Lyft. Waheed’s research has informed campaigns and policy such as the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights and the Wage Theft Ordinance in San Francisco. Waheed also co-produces the the radio show “Re:Work,” a storytelling show about work on KPFK.