Rayburn House Office Bldg - Room 2226

Employment: A Human Right

Rayburn House Office Bldg - Room 2226

45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20515

Jan 30, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (GMT-5)


U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. and U.S. Representative Frederica S. Wilson

Sponsored by Representative John Conyers, Jr. and Representative Frederica S. Wilson, the discussion will be in the context that over the past year, 25 percent of the American population was unemployed or underemployed and not earning enough to support their basic needs.

CEPR's Dean Baker will be one of the panelists considering whether or not the right to employment should be seen as the critical foundation of economic democracy and the government has a special obligation to provide employment opportunities for all.

The panel will be moderated by Christina Bellatoni of Roll Call, and other participants include Larry Mishel of EPI, Thea Lee of the AFL-CIO, John Cavanagh of the Institute for Policy Studies, and Phil Harvey of Rutgers University.

For more information about the event, contact [email protected]

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