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Paul Weiler, 1939-2021: Faculty Co-Director Emeritus of the Labor and Worklife Program

July 7, 2021

With sadness, we report the death of Paul C. Weiler, the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard Law School as well as the Faculty Co-Director Emeritus of the Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) at Harvard Law School (HLS).

Paul Weiler stood as one of the preeminent figures in several fields of legal scholarship: labor law, entertainment law, and sports law, as well as in constitutional reform and labor dispute resolution in his native land of Canada. He also made significant contributions on legal remedies for medical malpractice and worker disability.

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2021 May 06

2021 Harvard Trade Union Workshop - Follow-up - May

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - online

We are excited that Elissa McBride, Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME, and Larry Brown, President of NUPGE, will join us in the follow-up session to give brief remarks on the opportunities and future for unions coming out of the pandemic.  Elissa's discussion will include the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act which guarantees that public service employees in every state have the freedom to stand together and negotiate for fair wages and working conditions.   

We will also have some of your fellow participants share how the workshop has impacted their...

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2021 Apr 08

2021 Harvard Trade Union Workshop - Follow-up April

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - online

We are excited that Elissa McBride, Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME, and Larry Brown, President of NUPGE, will join us in the follow-up session to give brief remarks on the opportunities and future for unions coming out of the pandemic.  Elissa's discussion will include the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act which guarantees that public service employees in every state have the freedom to stand together and negotiate for fair wages and working conditions.   

We will also have some of your fellow participants share how the workshop has impacted their...

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2021 Mar 11

2021 Harvard Trade Union Workshop - March

Thu - Fri, Mar 11 to Mar 19, 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

online Zoom

Building upon the Trade Union Program’s commitment to education and guidance for the labor movement, we have designed a multi-class online workshop that combines the highlights and strengths of our core curriculum with a focus on current urgent challenges: overcoming the raging pandemic, navigating the economic recession, and achieving pathways to racial justice.

The workshop consists of ten class sessions led by experts in their fields. The workshop will not be a passive webinar where participants only listen to the experts, but instead this will be an interactive learning...

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2021 Feb 11

2021 Harvard Trade Union Workshop - February

Thu - Fri, Feb 11 to Feb 19, 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

online zoom

Building upon the Trade Union Program’s commitment to education and guidance for the labor movement, we have designed a multi-class online workshop that combines the highlights and strengths of our core curriculum with a focus on current urgent challenges: overcoming the raging pandemic, navigating the economic recession, and achieving pathways to racial justice.

The workshop consists of ten class sessions led by experts in their fields. The workshop will not be a passive webinar where participants only listen to the experts, but instead this will be an interactive learning...

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A Call for a Kinder Capitalism

February 5, 2019

Brett Milano
Harvard Correspondent
Harvard Gazette

Speaking at Harvard Law School, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D., Mass.) called Monday for a new national economic agenda based on “moral capitalism” that addresses the needs of embattled workers.

In recent months, Kennedy has been pushing for a fresh economic sensibility. Speaking at the John T. Dunlop Forum on the topic of “Building a Moral Capitalism,” he argued that the recent federal government shutdown represented capitalism at its least moral.

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Joe Kennedy preaches ‘moral capitalism’ at Harvard Law

February 5, 2019

By Jon Chesto
Boston Globe

Joe Kennedy started his push for “moral capitalism” by urging local business leaders to help address the country’s worsening income inequality.

Now, the congressman is spelling out his ideas for how the federal government should tackle the problem.

The Massachusetts Democrat spoke to a packed room at Harvard Law School on Monday, making his plea for a government unafraid to set new rules for a fair and just economy. Strong regulations, he argues, shouldn’t be viewed as an obstacle to growth but as a necessary condition for a functioning capitalist system to survive. From his point of view, government has been complicit in the erosion of workers’ rights.... Read more about Joe Kennedy preaches ‘moral capitalism’ at Harvard Law

2019 Feb 11

James Green Forum -“Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: Organizing Workers in the Southern USA”

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

WCC 2019 Milstein West AB, Harvard Law School

James Green Forum 2019Speakers: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, Professor, West Virginia University and Ken Fones-Wolf, Professor, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Chair, West Virginia University
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