Saturday, March 29, 2008
John J. Sweeney, AFL-CIO president, will discuss the state of working families in America and the future of unions in resurging industries such as steel and energy on Tuesday, April 8, in the University of Baltimore's Langsdale Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Sweeney will discuss the current state of organized labor, and consider the prospects of some industries that appearing to be gaining new momentum in a changing global economy, such as steel and energy.
Sweeney's talk will launch the School of Law's newest lecture series, "Leaders in Labor." This annual event will bring a speaker to U. Balt. each spring to discuss issues relevant to the American labor market.