Forwarded Message: Virtual Convening / Pandemic Worker Wave and a New Social Compact

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Forwarded message from Cindy Hahamovitch, LAWCHA President 

From: Lane Windham <lanewindham@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, May 26, 2022, 3:26 PM
Subject: Can you please send to LAWCHA members?
To: Cindy Hahamovitch <cxhaha@gmail.com>

Subject: You're Invited / June 203 / Virtual Convening / Pandemic Worker Wave and a New Social Compact

You are invited to join Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor for a virtual gathering:  “The Pandemic Worker Wave and a New Social Compact: A Public Forum on Working-Class Prosperity in a Transformed World,” June 2-3, 2022. The convening will explore and amplify the intersection of a fresh wave of global worker activism and new social compacts.

Register now to join us for:

* Rethinking Collective Bargaining, featuring Erica Smiley, Director, Jobs with Justice, Anannya Bhattacharjee, Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and representatives of the CA FAST Act and NYC nail salon campaigns

*Voting and Democracy in a New Social Compact with journalist E.J. Dionne, Washington Post, Rep. Andy Levin (MI - 9), Liza Conrad, Fair Fight Action (GA)

* Why Are So Many Young Workers Organizing?, with Kim Kelly, journalist and author of Fight Like Hell, with young workers organizing at Amazon, REI, Google and Starbucks;

* Migration, Climate and Labor with representatives of the AFL-CIO, ITUC, CUNY, Solidarity Center and MLK Labor;

* Sessions on labor and climate; global gig work; the future of worker cooperatives; the next generation of social partnership; post-pandemic worker safety and health and more. 

Explore the schedule and register here.

 

See you there!

The K.I. Team

Lane Windham, Ph.D. 

Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor

WILL Empower (Women Innovating Labor Leadership)

Georgetown University

Author of Knocking on Labor's Door