Arkansas Week August 30, 2019
(Labor Day '19) Come Monday most of the nation will take the day off as it has now for one and a quarter centuries. (Declining Membership) But in Arkansas and the nation, how much does organized labor have to celebrate? (Robotics, Microchips) The supersonic shift to a knowledge-based, high-tech economy, how much does it imperil the union structure that remains? (Unions, The Outlook) Indeed, how large a role can labor hope to play in the Arkansas and American future?
Panelists: Attorney Colleen Youngdahl; Jessica Akers Hughes, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer; Alan B. Hughes, AFL-CIO President; Attorney John L. Burnett.