Democracy and Worker Power: International Labor Policy and the Biden Administration


May 1, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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815 16th Street NW, Washington D.C., District of Columbia, 20036

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Democracy and Worker Power:

International Labor Policy and the Biden Administration

Wednesday, May 1st, 2 to 3 pm.

In-person – AFL-CIO Building in Washington D.C.
815 16th Street, NW.

The Washington, D.C., chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (DC LERA) invites you to celebrate May Day with a presentation by Cathy Feingold, AFL-CIO Director of the International Department and Deputy President, ITUC.

This event is free of charge, but we ask that you register below!


Cathy Feingold Cathy Feingold is a leading advocate on global workers’ rights issues. As director of the AFL-CIO’s International Department, Feingold is a committed and passionate advocate, strategic campaigner, and policy expert. In 2018, Feingold was elected Deputy President of the International Trade Union Confederation, the organization representing 200 million unionized workers worldwide. She brings more than 20 years of experience in trade and global economic policy, and worker, human and women’s rights issues.

In 2022, Secretary Blinken appointed Feingold to his Foreign Affairs Policy Board, where she provided input on a worker-centered foreign policy agenda. In 2020, Speaker Pelosi appointed Feingold to the Independent Mexico Labor Expert Board, the body created under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to monitor and evaluate labor reforms and worker rights compliance in Mexico. Feingold holds a bachelor’s degree from Pitzer College and an M.P.A. from Columbia University.

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