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Saturday, July 9 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Organizing Workers in the New Economy, Online and Off

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In the 21st century, worker organizations increasingly need to (and can) reach workers through digital means. Hour Voice, the Good Work Code, and Coworker.org have all developed innovative models for educating workers about their rights, creating standards within industries, and aggregating worker power to change the playing field at specific employers. Panelists will discuss the role their specific efforts are playing within the larger movement for workers' rights.

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Don Chartier

Founder, HourVoice
Don Chartier is the founder/CEO of HourVoice. He is a formerly closeted corporate lefty, having worked at Accenture and SAP for 25 years, but managed to work as a full-time volunteer on President Obama’s 2008 campaign, and currently mentors at Chicago’s 1871 innovation hub.

Michelle Miller

Michelle Miller is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of coworker.org. She is a former fellow at Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Before that she spent a decade at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) where she led the union’s... Read More →

Saturday July 9, 2016 4:00pm - 5:15pm EDT
Rockwell Hall 302