Toward a Progressive 2020s—A German-American Dialogue on Worker Rights and Welfare
The Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung proudly present:
Towards a Progressive 2020s—A German-American Dialogue on Worker Rights and Welfare
Please join us for a conversation on the future of worker rights and welfare policies with Jens Zimmermann, Bundestag delegate from the Social Democratic Party (SPD), Hesse. Topics of discussion will include universal job security and unemployment rights, regulating the digital economy, immigration and citizenship access, racial and gender justice in public institutions, and planning for climate and public health emergencies.
Lane Windham, the Associate Director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative, will moderate a discussion between Mr. Zimmermann and the following distinguished panelists:
Sharon Block, Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard University
Thea Lee, President of the Economic Policy Institute
William E. Spriggs, Chief Economist of the AFL-CIO