The Workers’ Forum: Conversations on Workers’ Rights, Resources & Roles During the Pandemic

The Higgins Labor Program at the Center for Social Concerns presents the first event of the Workers’ Forum, a series of discussions on workers’ rights, resources, and roles during the pandemic and beyond. This virtual event will included local panelists from a variety of industries critical to the coronavirus effort.

Brenda Buck, custodian, Indiana University-South Bend, officer, AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) Council 962

David Niezgodski, Indiana State Senator, District 10, and president of Niezgodski Plumbing Inc., a union plumbing business established in 1922.

Karen Salzer, Union Representative, UFCW (United Food & Commercial Workers) Local 700

Milton Smith, home health care aide, SEIU (Service Employees International Union) HealthCare

Robin Vida, Director of HOPE (Health Outreach, Promotion & Education), St. Joseph County Department of Health

July 15, 2020

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