Cornell University

Union Days 2014

April 9-10, Ithaca Campus


Fighting for Equality: From Fast Food to Football

Wednesday, April 9

The Fight for a Living Wage: From Farm to Table

4:30 – 6:00 pm, 105 Ives Hall

Panel Discussion: Tompkins County Workers Center Living Wage Campaign, Cornell Farmworker Program, Fast Food Forward, New York Communities for Change, and Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) United.

Breakout groups 6:00 pm – 7:00pm (refreshments provided)

Thursday, April 10

Social Justice Career Fair

1:00 – 4:00 pm, ILR Conference Center, in King-Shaw Hall, Room 423

Cornell alumni and other representatives from labor unions and social justice advocacy organizations will share information about careers in their fields, and about summer and full-time employment opportunities. You are encouraged to come to the Social Justice Career Fair to learn more about participating organizations.

Fighting for Equality in Education, Sports, and the Fashion Industry

4:30 – 6:15 pm, 105 Ives Hall

Panel Discussion includes activists from United University Professions (UUP)/SUNY-Oneonta, Fair Pay Campaign, Cornell football team members, The Model Alliance, Graduate Students Organizing Committee (GSOC)/UAW at NYU, and the ILR Sports Business Society.

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by The Worker Institute and the ILR School.

Co-sponsors include: ILR Global Labor Institute, Cornell Organization for Labor Action, Cornell Students Against Sweatshops, ILR Office of Career Services, ILR Office of Student Services, Catherwood Library, Cornell Farmworkers Program, ILR Sports Business Society.