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Coming March 15
Unions Under Fire
David and Lorraine Cheng Library Auditorium
Gordon Lafer is a political economist at the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center who has written widely on labor law, collective bargaining, union organizing, job creation policy, employment training, and labor standards in international trade treaties. Dr. Lafer recently served as Senior Labor Policy Advisor to the House Committee on Education and Labor of the U.S. House of Representatives (2009-2011).
Lafer has testified as an expert witness before the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives, the National Labor Relations Board, and numerous state legislatures. He served as economic policy analyst for the Office of the Mayor in New York City and is the author of The Job Training Charade (Cornell University Press, 2002). Lafer is a founding co-chair of the American Political Science Association’s Labor Project and currently serves as Research Associate with the Washington D.C. think-tank, Economic Policy Institute.
Faculty are encouraged to BRING CLASSES!
Light Lunch Reception and Q & A, 12:30 Library Friends Room
Additional Session with Dr. Lafer: Graduate Students Q&A: 6:30 –7:30pm, Raubinger 403, RSVP only firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sponsored by The Forum For Creative Policy Perspectives, The American Federation of Teachers - Local 1796, The American Democracy Project, and the Departments of Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, and History
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