Are you interested in WORKERS’ RIGHTS?, ECONOMICS or SOCIAL JUSTICE?

You should apply for a scholarship to attend the 13th Annual Peggy Browning Conference on: October 14-15, 2011!* **

 Conference Goals:

  • To create greater understanding of, appreciation for, and interest in the issues facing American workers.
  • To provide law students with opportunities for networking with fellow law students, top labor lawyers, professors, nonprofit practitioners and government officials.

Conference Highlights:

  • Networking! Confirmed representatives include:
    • AFL-CIO;
    • DC Jobs with Justice;
    • SEIU;
    • DC Employment Justice Center;
    • Coalition of Immokalee Workers;
    • NBA Player’s Association;
    • Federal Labor Relations Authority;
    • AFSCME;
    • Centro de los Derechos de Migrante, Inc.;
    • Major League Basball Players Association;
    • Change to Win; and
    • And many more . . .
    • Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth H. Shuler AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer
    • Interactive Workshops and Discussions, including:
      • Introduction to Basic Labor Law;
      • Public Sector Labor Law;
      • The Rewards of Labor Law Practice;
      • The NLRB: Whither or Wither?;
      • Sports Law;
      • Protecting & Organizing Immigrant Workers;
      • International Trade & Workers’ Rights; and
      • Organizing Excluded Workers.

Conference Location:

The National Labor College, 10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland

 Conference Details:

The conference brochure is located at: http://www.peggybrowningfund.org/pdf/PBF_Conf_Brochure_2011.pdf

Scholarship Details:

Scholarships to attend the conference are open to all J.D. students at WCL.

*Please e-mail peggy dot browning at aulaborlawforum dot org with any questions regarding this conference.

**If you are interested in applying for a scholarship to attend the conference, please e-mail peggy dot browning at aulaborlawforum dot org with a one-page letter of interest detailing why you would like to attend this conference.

Scholarship applications are due on September 15th, 2011 by 10pm via e-mail to: peggy.browning@aulaborlawforum.org

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