A Historical Look at Immigration and UnionsWisconsin Labor History Conference

May 21, 2016
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

Please join the Wisconsin Labor History Society as we hold our 35th Annual Conference on Saturday May 21 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This year’s conference is entitled “A Historical Look at Immigration and Unions: Lessons for Today” and will feature a morning keynote address by renowned author, activist, and City University of New York Professor Immanuel Ness. Neidi Dominguez, Director of Workers Centers Partnerships and Deputy Director of Community Engagement for the AFL-CIO, will kick off an afternoon panel that takes on the topic of unions and the challenge of organizing immigrant workers in the US.

The conference will also feature a free screening of Sasha Reuther’s prize-winning documentary Brothers on the Line, which chronicles the 40-year crusade of Walter, Victor, and Roy Reuther for social justice and worker power through the United Auto Workers. Director Sasha Reuther will be there to discuss the film.

The conference begins at 9 am and the film screening begins at 3:15. Please join us at UAW Local 72 Hall, 3615 Washington Rd., Kenosha, WI.

For more information, see the official site for A Historical Look at Immigration and Unions: Wisconsin Labor History Conference »