Working Class Organization in the Age of Free Trade, Automation and Union Retreat

Room: 
1.114
Timeslot: 
SATURDAY June 3rd Session 2: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Panel Track: 
Worker/Owner Coops
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker First Name: 
Dan
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Last Name: 
DiMaggio
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Affiliation: 
Assistant Editor, Labor Notes
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Biography: 
Assistant Editor, Labor Notes. Dan joined Labor Notes in 2015 as a researcher for the Operating Engineers in Miami. He covers telecom workers, airline workers, the building trades and health and safety. Labor Notes is a media and organizing project that has been the voice of union activists who want to put Movement back in the Labor Movement. Dan works out of the East Coast Office in Brooklyn.
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator First Name: 
Alicia
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Last Name: 
Love
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Affiliation: 
former member of the Caucus of Rank and File Educators and the Chicago Teachers Union
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Biography: 
former member of the Caucus of Rank and File Educators and the Chicago Teachers Union (Local 1 of the American Federation of Teachers)
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator First Name: 
Matt
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Last Name: 
Berlin
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Affiliation: 
Senior Business Strategist, ICA Group
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Biography: 
Senior Business Strategist, ICA Group. Since 1977, the ICA Group has applied expert analysis, results-based planning and a collaborate management approach to helping start and grow worker cooperatives.
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator First Name: 
Tim
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Last Name: 
Schermerhorn
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Affiliation: 
Labor For Black Lives, Policy Committee of Labor Notes
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Biography: 
Labor For Black Lives, Policy Committee of Labor Notes. Tim has organized in the Black Freedom and Labor Movements since his early teens. Schermerhorn is a retired member of Transport Workers Union Local 100. During his work life, Tim was a rank and file organizer, union reformer and union officer. Tim is a member of the Black Workers Rank and File Network.He also works with Labor For Black Lives and is a Coordinating Committee member of Democracy At Work New York (D@WNY).
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Tim
Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Schermerhorn

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