October 15, 2021    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Bookings closed

A Seat At The Table

White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment

(Virtual Meeting)

Dan Pedrotty spent the last four months working on the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment; the Task Force is set to release its report in the next month. Please join DC LERA in a conversation with Dan as he speaks with Professor Stephen Silvia about work, unions, and the future of the US economy.  This is the third in a series of conversations with leading practitioners in the field of employment and labor relations sponsored by the US-Canada Office of the International Labor Organization.

Stephen Silvia


Moderated by Professor Stephen Silvia.

Dan Pedrotty


Daniel Francis Pedrotty, Staff Director, White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment; Labor Policy Advisor, Vice President Kamala Harris.

Most recently, Dan Pedrotty was Director of Capital Strategies for North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU). Prior to NABTU, Dan served as Director of Capital Strategies for the American Federation of Teachers. Earlier in his career he worked as a Research Associate for the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard University, and Director of the Office of Investment at the AFL-CIO. Pedrotty grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and currently resides in metro Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BA from Dickinson College and a JD from Wake Forest University.

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