Conference - External

2022 Mar 03

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System Virtual Conference

1:15pm to 1:00pm

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The conference is free and open to everyone; however, registration is required.- online

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 1:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.Friday, March 4, 2022, 9:20 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The conference is free and open to everyone; however, registration is required.

There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in science, technology, and innovation. As with other U.S....

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2019 Jun 13

Strategies for Building Worker Power

9:30am to 12:30pm

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The Economic Policy Institute 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 600 Washington, D.C. 20005

A growing body of research shows the systematic erosion of workers’ bargaining power over the past 40-plus years is at the root of wage stagnation for working people and rising inequality. If policymakers wish to address these issues, they must look to policies that build up worker power.

The Economic Policy Institute, National Employment Law Project, and Jobs with Justice invite you to a June 13 symposium to discuss how to proactively reclaim worker power, featuring panels and speakers discussing the range of policies and practices workers and advocates are pursuing to give people a greater say over their own workplaces.

Keynote by Sharon Block, Executive Director, Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School

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