Public Stops and Meeting Participants

August 24, 2016: Meeting with UCLA Labor Center

· Victor Narro, Project Director
· Janna Shadduck Hernandez, Project Director, UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education
· Cinthia Flores, DRC Manager

September 7, 2016: D.C. Briefing: “Future of Work”

· Nell Abernathy, Roosevelt Institute
· Michelle Miller, Coworker.org
· K. Sabeel Rahman, Brooklyn Law and Roosevelt Institute

January 17, 2017: Regional Meeting: Northern California

· Derrick Kualapai, Business Manager, U.A. Local 342
· Al Garcia, Apprenticeship Program Training Director, U.A. Local 342
· Ken Jacobs, Chair, UC Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor & Employment
· Annette Bernhardt, IRLE — Future of work/Contracting out

· David Card, Economics — Causes of inequality, union effects
· Kristen Harknett , IRLE Visiting Scholar — Scheduling
· Hillary Hoynes, Economics and Public Policy — Role of the safety net
· Saru Jayaraman, Public Policy/Restaurant Opportunities Center
· Erin Kerrison, Social Welfare — Barriers to employment for the formerly incarcerated
· Paul Pierson, Political Science — Countervailing forces
· Steven Pitts, IRLE
· Michael Reich, IRLE, Economics — National Minimum Wage
· Nari Rhee, IRLE — Retirement security
· Jesse Rothstein, IRLE, Public Policy
· Charles Varner, Associate Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University
· Art Pulaski, Chief Officer, California Labor Federation
· Doug Bloch, Political Director for Teamsters Joint Council 7
· Lou Paulson, President, California Professional Firefighters
· Tom Baca, International Vice President of the Western States Section, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
· Bob Alvarado, Executive Officer of the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council

March 22, 2017: D.C. Briefing: “US Anti-Trust Policy’s Impact on Collective Bargaining, Wage Stagnation, and Economic Growth”

· Marshall Steinbaum, Senior Economist and Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
· Barry Lynn, Director of Open Markets Program, New America Foundation
· John Schmitt, Research Director, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth

April 20, 2017: Regional Meeting: Wisconsin

· Joel Rogers — Director of COWS, UW-Madison
· Lonnie Berger — Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty, UW- Madison
· Maria Cancian — former Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty, UW-Madison
· Kathy Cramer — Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, UW-Madison; Author — The Politics of Resentment
· Laura Dresser — Associate Director of COWS, UW-Madison
· Charles Franklin — Director of the Marquette Law School Poll, Marquette University
· Linn Posey Maddox — Educational Policy Studies, UW-Madison
· Michael Massoglia — Sociology, UW-Madison
· Karen Timberlake — Michael Best Strategies
· David Weil — Questrom School of Business, Boston University; former Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor
· Nell Abernathy — Vice President, Research and Policy, Roosevelt Institute
· Phil Neuenfeldt, President, WI AFL-CIO
· Gretchen Lowe, AFSCME Retirees
· Kevin Bishop, USW
· Marshall Bown, USW Local 1533
· Dan Burke, LIUNA Local 464
· Troy Johnson, Rock County Central Labor Council
· Mahlon Mitchell, PFFW Local 311
· Keith Steffen, NALC
· Mark Reihl, ED of the WI State Council of Carpenters
· Terry McGowan, President and Business Manager of Operating Engineers Local 139
· Jeff Mehrhoff, Business Manager and Secretary-Treasurer IUPAT District Council 7
· Kevin Gundlach, ED of the South Central Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

May 24, 2017: D.C. Briefing: “Why Have Wages Stagnated”

· L. Josh Bivens, Vice President of Policy and Research, Economic Policy Institute
· Eileen Applebaum, Senior Economist, Center for Economic and Policy Research
· Kelly Ross, Deputy Policy Director, AFL-CIO

June 19, 2017: Regional Meeting: Michigan

· Dr. Bruce Pietrykowski, Director of the Center for Labor and Community Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
· Michael Barr, Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan
· Scott Derue, Dean, Stephen Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
· Dr. Dale Belman, Professor, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, MSU
· Dr. Roland Zullo, Researcher, Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy, University of Michigan
· Dr. David Reynolds, Labor Researcher, University of Michigan
· Dr. Marick Masters, Director, Labor Studies, Wayne State University
· Dr. Luke Shaefer, Director, Poverty Solutions, University of Michigan
· Dr. Trina Shanks, Associate Professor of Social Work, School of Social Work, University of Michigan
· Dennis Williams — President; United Auto Workers
· James P. Hoffa — General President; International Brotherhood of Teamsters
· Paula Herbart, President-Elect, Michigan Education Association
· Rory Gamble, Director Region 1A United Auto Workers
· Mike Stone, Director, Michigan CAP, United Auto Workers
· Lisa Canada, Political Director, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters
· David Hecker, President, AFT-Michigan

August 4, 2017: Regional Meeting: New Jersey

· Phoebe Haddon, Chancellor, Rutgers University-Camden
· Dana Redd, Mayor Camden City
· Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors
· Jon Whiten, Vice President, NJ Policy Perspective
· James Narron, First Vice President and COO, Philadelphia Federal Reserve
· Theresa Singleton, Senior Vice President and Community Affairs Officer, Philadelphia Federal Reserve
· Patrice Mareschal, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Rutgers University-Camden
· Robert Asaro-Angelo, Former Secretary Representative, Eastern Region US DOL
· Dr. Kris Singh, President & CEO, Holtec International
· Carol McCormick, Camden County College Corporate Training Institute
· Howard Wells, President, Teamsters 676
· Senator Steve Sweeney, New Jersey Senate President
· Charlie Wowkanech, President, New Jersey AFL-CIO
· Bob McDevitt, President, Unite Here Local 54
· Milly Silva, Executive Vice President, 1199SEIU
· Barbara Rosen, Secretary Treasurer, Health Professionals and Allied Employees
· Seth Hahn, Political Director, Communications Workers of America
· Dan Cosner, President, The South Jersey Building Trades

September 6, 2017: D.C. Briefing

· Chris Shelton, President, CWA
· Phil Smith, Public Affairs Director, UMW
· Mary Cavallaro, Vice President for Broadcast, SAG-AFTRA
· Heidi Schuerholtz, Chief Economist, EPI
· Debbie Berkowitz, Senior Fellow, NELP
· Matt Ginsburg, Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO
· Steve Kreisberg, Director of Research and Collective Bargaining, AFSCME
· Josh Nassar, UAW
· Steve Cochran, UAW Local 42 President

September 25, 2017: Regional Meeting: Massachusetts

· Thomas Kochan, Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research. Mr. Kochan focuses on the need to update America’s work and employment policies, institutions, and practices to catch up with a changing workforce and economy.
· Lawrence (Larry) Katz, Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University and Research Associate of the NBER
· Richard Freeman, Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Co-Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, Senior Research Fellow on Labour Markets at the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics), directs the Science and Engineering Workforce Project (SEWP) at NBER
· David Weil, Dean of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University
· Zeynep Ton, Adjunct Associate Professor of Operations Management. Ms. Ton is currently examining how organizations can design and manage their operations in a way that satisfies employees, customers, and investors simultaneously
· Erik Brynjolfsson, Co-Director of MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, Research Associate at NBER, Co-author of Race Against the Machine
· Frank Levy, Daniel Rose Professor Emeritus at MIT and a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Health Care Policy of Harvard Medical School — impact of computerized work and offshoring on the U.S. occupations, skill demands and income
· Lisa Lynch, Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Brandeis University, Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy
· Sharon Block, Executive Director, Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. Ms. Block was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor

Future of Work, Wages, and Labor

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A vision for the American Workforce. An effort launched by Representatives Mark DeSaulnier, Mark Pocan, Donald Norcross, and Debbie Dingell.

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