Mr. Farris, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, talked about his efforts in the past three years to gain recognition for his union, Graduate Employees Together.
Mr. Sweeney spoke to political scientists on the topic, "Can We Be a Democracy If Democracy Ends at the Workplace Door?", focusing on… read more
Mr. Sweeney spoke to political scientists on the topic, "Can We Be a Democracy If Democracy Ends at the Workplace Door?", focusing on policy and laws that harm workers and prevent union membership. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.
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David Farris Member Graduate Employees Together
John L. Sweeney President AFL-CIO
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