Panel on the War on Labor, 10/16, 6:00 PM

The Metro NY Labor Communications Council presents a panel on

The War on Labor in the Courts and State Legislators

Speakers include Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, Frank Deale, Professor at CUNY School of Law, Jill Furillo, Executive Director of the New York State Nurses Association, and Henry Garrido, Associate Director of DC 37.  Timothy Sheard, the NY Chapter Chair of the National Writers Union, will serve as moderator.

The panel will be held at the National Writers Union offices, 256 W. 38th Street, 12th Floor, between 7th and 8th Avenue.

There is no charge for this event.

See their flyer for more information.

Out in the Union Book Party, September 17, 6-8 p.m.

bookpartyCome join us for a book launch party for Miriam Frank’s extraordinary Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America.  Cohosted by Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives/NYU, the event will take place at the Tamiment Library, 10th Floor of Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, on Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 p.m.  It’s free and open to the public!

Copies of Out in the Union will be available for purchase, and activists from the book will also be there to discuss their work.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Kate Mullany Musical DVD For Sale Now!

Mullany MusicalThe American Labor Studies Center is now offering dvd’s of Don’t Iron While the Strike Is Hot!, the musical about Kate Mullany and the Troy Collar Laundry Workers Union 1864 strike. Download the order form here, and also check out the review of the production by Liza Frenette, of New York State United Teachers here.