Please join us on Wednesday, May 2 from 11:45am-12:45pm for "Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, the Future of Work, the Future of the American Economy and Democracy," A Conversation with Richard Trumka, President of the 12.5-million-member American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the largest organization of labor unions in the country.
An outspoken advocate for social and economic justice, Trumka is the nation’s clearest voice on the critical need to raise workers’ wages in this slow and painful recovery from the Great Recession. Trumka began his career as a coal miner, and continued to work in the mines as he attended Penn State University and Villanova University Law School. In 1982, at age 33, he ran on a reform ticket and was elected the youngest president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). He was elected secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO in 1995, and he became the federation’s president in 2009.
When: Wednesday, May 2, 11:45am - 12:45pm ET