The Labor & Working Class Studies Project
Presents a Teach-in on:
THE ECONOMICS OF THE WISCONSIN LABOR STRUGGLE
WHEN: Friday, March 11, 7PM
WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Avenue
- Jim Cavanaugh, South Central Federation of Labor
- Laura Dresser, Center on Wisconsin Strategy
- Patrick Hickey, Workers Rights Center
- Edo Navot, Graduate Student Researcher, COWS
- Michael Rosen, Milwaukee Area Technical College
- Are public sector workers responsible for the state's fiscal crisis? Are they overcompensated?
- Who's got a vested economic interest in this fight? Who benefits? Who loses?
- What would an alternative budget that involves "shared sacrifice" look like?
- What is the relationship among unions, the economy, and inequality? How would a revitalized labor movement help all workers?
Free and open to the public.
The Labor & Working Class Studies Project is a collaborative campus-labor-community initiative to connect the campus and the community in dialogue and action on issues related to labor and working class people. For more information, contact Patrick Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.