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Union Days 2023

Cornell ILR's Union Days begin March 15 with "Unions on Campus," a presentation and panel discussion with members from different university worker organizations.


March 15

Unionizing on University Campus

4:30-6 pm, 105 Ives Hall

  • Julie Schmid, Executive Director, American Association of University Professors
  • Katy Habr, Executive Board Vice Chair, Student Workers of Columbia (SWC)
  • Emilie Lozier, Co-chair, Northwestern University Graduate Workers
  • Ian Scott, Dartmouth Student Workers Collective

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April 13

Southern Workers Organizing

4:30-6 pm, 305 Ives Hall

  • Kim Kelly, author of “Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor”
  • Maria Harmon, Step Up Louisiana
  • Ieisha Franceis, Union of Southern Service Workers
  • Haeden Wright, Auxiliary President, United Mine Workers Locals 2368 and 2245

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April 17

ILR Labor Leaders In Residence Keynote:

"Taking on a Giant: The Path to Unionizing the First Amazon Warehouse in America"

4:30-6 pm, 305 Ives Hall

  • Chris Smalls, President, Amazon Labor Union
  • Derrick Palmer, Vice President, Amazon Labor Union

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April 25

4:30-6 pm, 115 Ives Hall

  • Ellen Cassedy, author of “Working 9 to 5: A Women’s Movement, a Labor Union, and the Iconic Movie”

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