AFL-CIO chief to speak at Chicago-Kent College of Law October 6
Richard Trumka, former coal miner and currently President of the AFL-CIO, will deliver a lecture in Chicago on the afternoon of October 6, 2011. September 07, 2011. According to the press release from the Chicago Federation of Labor:
Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture featuring Richard Trumka
The Chicago Federation of Labor and the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Institute for Law and the Workplace are proud to welcome AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka for a special lecture on October 6...
AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka will be the special guest at this year's Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture sponsored by the Chicago Federation of Labor and the Chicago-Kent College of Law Institute for Law and the Workplace on Thursday, October 6.
Mr. Trumka was elected President of the AFL-CIO on September 16, 2009 after serving 15 years as Secretary-Treasurer. Growing up in the Pennsylvania coalfields, he worked in the mines, attended Penn State University and received a law degree from Villanova University. At age 33, he was elected the United Mine Workers' youngest president.
Thursday, October 6
Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 W. Adams St., Chicago
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information call 312.906.5090 or download the brochure