Panel: The Future of the Labor
Movement: What is the Lawyer’s Role?
Saturday, February 19th,
We’ve all seen the bumper stickers.
Unions gave us the weekend, the 8-hour day, the middle
class, etc. etc. But in 2011, with median wages stagnant and unemployment at
record highs, it’s easy to think of the labor movement as something from the
past. In the words of The Wire’s
But the panelists at the Saturday morning panel are
proving Frank wrong. With innovative legal and organizing strategies, they are
building worker power to address the pressing economic issues of the 21st
century. Join us as we discuss past campaigns they’ve worked on, and new
opportunities for workplace justice.