The Great Resignation and the future of post-pandemic work

Moderator: Rebecca Ryan
Panelist: Shahar Erez
Panelist: Jason Lauritsen
Panelist: Mark Richardson

Location: Play Circle, Memorial Union

The pandemic was more than a temporary hiccup in the agreement between employers and their workforces. It was a significant disruption that has reshaped employees’ expectations and will have significant effects. This dynamic national panel will discuss how power is shifting from employers to employees, the biggest gaffes employers have made, what we can learn from those mistakes plus suggestions for employees and employers about how to navigate this terrain.

Other Sessions

One-on-one with Sara Nelson

Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Sara Nelson and John Nichols
Hailed as the most dynamic labor leader in the United States, Sara Nelson is the president of the Association of Flight Attendants and a key member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council. She will speak with Cap Times associate editor John Nichols about renewing the power of organized labor and her work with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to address economic and racial injustice.
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How Trump Broke It

Sept. 17, 7:15 p.m.
Carol Leonnig, David Maraniss and Philip Rucker
Pulitzer-prize winning Washington Post writers Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker in conversation with colleague David Maraniss about their book “I Alone Can Fix It” and its richly detailed account of the damage the Trump presidency did to American government and democracy.
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Dark Money and Democracy

Godfrey & Kahn
Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.
David Maraniss and Jane Mayer
The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, the nation’s leading investigative reporter on the role of dark money in politics, speaks with David Maraniss about attempts to curtail voting rights and the role of Wisconsin’s Bradley Foundation in that effort.
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