Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy ThompsonJeremy Thompson is the Boston-area director of the Service Employees International Union’s Adjunct Action campaign, organizing adjunct faculty at colleges and universities. He has been doing research on a wide array of subjects for labor and community organizations since 2009. He has coauthored several publications, including, most recently, “Fast Food, Poverty Wages: The Public Cost of Low-Wage Jobs in the Fast-Food Industry.” Before joining Adjunct Action in 2013, Jeremy founded the Economic Justice Research Hub, providing data analysis, mapping, strategic research and policy development to community labor organizations in Greater Boston and beyond. Prior to that he was a Senior Researcher at 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, a union representing nearly 400,000 healthcare workers on the East Coast, and the Research and Policy Coordinator for MassUniting, a coalition of labor and community groups in Greater Boston. Besides community and labor, Jeremy has also done research and policy analysis in the public sector. His work has been cited in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun and Chicago Tribune, among others.
Jeremy is a visiting scholar at the Labor Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He holds a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Jeremy is a visiting scholar at the Labor Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He holds a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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