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Press Advisory

Workers’ Rights Threatened

A Discussion of the Pending National Labor Relations Board Cases

Washington, D.C.- Friday, September 22, the Center for American Progress will hold a lively conversation on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision on a trio of cases, also known as the “Kentucky River” cases.

Panelists will share their experiences and expert thoughts on a decision which could strip as many as eight million private sector workers of their remaining federal labor law protections.

Keynote Speaker:

The Honorable Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Featured Speakers:

Ross Eisenbrey,
Vice President and Policy Director, Economic Policy Institute
Fred Feinstein,
Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow in the Office of Executive Programs, University of Maryland
Sarah Fox,
Counsel, Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC, Former Member, National Labor Relations Board
Cheryl Johnson,
R.N., President of United American Nurses, AFL-CIO

Moderated by:
Cassandra Butts,
Senior Vice President for Domestic Policry, Center for American Progress

Friday, September 22, 2006 Program: 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Light Breakfast Will Be Served

Admission is free

Center for American Progress Action Fund
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor

Washington, DC 20005

Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

The Center for American Progress Action Fund is the sister advocacy organization of the Center for American Progress.The Action Fund transforms progressive ideas into policy through rapid response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing and advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders throughout the country and the world. The Action Fund is also the home of the Progress Report.