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JANUS and Beyond: The Future of Public Sector Unions

November 17, 2017

Cornell ILR/Murphy Institute, CUNY Collaboration


Join union leaders, scholars and activists during this one-day conference to discuss the implications of the Janus v. AFSCME case for workers and organized labor, possible immediate outcomes, and strategic options for combating the attack on public sector unionism.

Speakers include:

  • Janella Hinds, Secretary-Treasurer of the NYC Central Labor Council
  • City Council Member I. Daneek Miller, Chair of the Committee on Civil Service and Labor
  • Tony Utano, President of Transport Workers Union Local 100
  • Barbara Terrelonge, Director of Organizing at DC37, AFSCME

Program Outline

9:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 11:45 Morning Sessions

  • The State of Unions and “Right-To-Work”
  • Who is Behind This and What to Expect from Anti-Union Forces
  • The Consequences of Right-To-Work

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch & Learn

  • The impact of Right-To-Work in the Community

1:00- 4:00 Afternoon Sessions

  • What are We Doing to Prepare
  • Best Practices Against Right-To-Work legislation

4:00 – 4:30 Closing Session- The Future of the Labor Movement


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November 17, 2017
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School of Labor and Urban Studies
25 W. 43rd St.
New York City, NY United States
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