Labor@Wayne event to analyze impact of 2016 elections

Wayne State’s Labor Leadership Seminar Series presents “The Impact of the 2016 Elections.” The event will discuss the election’s impact on the economy, specifically business, labor and health care.

William Volz, professor of accounting in WSU’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, will be a presenter. Other presenters include Ron Bieber, Michigan AFL-CIO; Mark Diaz, Detroit Police Officers Association; Mark Gaffney, IBT; Jim Harrington, Utility Works; Dave Hecker, AFT Michigan; Jonathan Linder and Pat Peri, BCBSM; Ivy Simmons, Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce; and Richard Studley, Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

The program is free and continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The event will be held in the Student Center in Hilberry rooms A and B on Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. To RSVP for the event, click here.

About Labor@Wayne

Under the direction of Ilitch School of Business Professor of Management Marick Masters, Labor@Wayne aspires to be an international leader in research, education, and outreach to promote high-standard workplaces through effective union representation. It houses the Douglas A. Fraser Center for Workplace Issues, Labor Studies Center, Master of Arts in Employment and Labor Relations, and Labor Studies undergraduate major. Located in the Reuther Library at Wayne State University, which was built by the United Auto Workers, Labor@Wayne sponsors conferences and events to bring labor, business, government, and community leaders together to meet the workplace challenges of our times.