Splits in the Labor Movement, Then and Now: C.I.O. – Change to Win

Rough economic times, changing demographics, the reinvention of work and workplaces, conflicting models for moving forward – both in the 1930s and the 2000s one result has been to split the labor movement.

AFL vs. CIO — AFL-CIO vs. Change to Win, how far do the parallels hold up?

The New York Labor History Association‘s 2008 May 22 Conference Panel Discussion looks to be outstanding: Splits in the Labor Movement, Then and Now: C.I.O. – Change to Win
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Join their panel of historians and activists for a lively overview of where we came from, where we are and what lies ahead for labor.
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WHEN: Thursday, May 22, 2008 – 6:00-8:30 p.m.
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WHO:Moderator /Commentator: Steven Greenhouse, Labor and Workplace Correspondent, The New York Times
Panelists:
* Melvyn Dubofsky, Professor of History and Sociology, Binghamton University
* Priscilla Murolo, Professor of History, Sarah Lawrence College
* Robert Master, Legislative & Political Director, Communications Workers of America, District 1
* Greg Denier, Director of Communications, Change to Win
WHERE. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU
. 70 Washington Square South – 10th Floor (Manhattan)
. Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
. For information: 212-998-2636
Co-sponsor: Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU

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