Labor Policy as the Defining Issue of Our Time: Dunlop Lecture with the Honorable Tom Perez


Monday, February 5, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm


Room 100, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School

Join the Honorable Tom Perez, HLS and HKS '87, Chair of the Democratic National Committee and former United States Secretary of Labor, for the John T. Dunlop Memorial Forum where he will lead a conversation on why he believes that labor policy is the defining issue of our time. Secretary Perez will discuss his lifelong fight to protect and expand opportunities for American workers and the challenge the current Administration poses for the future of labor and the American workforce.

Sharon Block, Executive Director of the Labor & Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, will moderate the discussion. Archon Fung, HKS Academic Dean  and Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government and Brandeis Heller School for Social Policy and Management Dean David Weil will give introductory remarks.

The John T. Dunlop Memorial Forum honors a distinguished member of the Harvard community, recognizing the contributions of Professor John T. Dunlop. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Economics Department and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Professor Dunlop was United States Secretary of Labor during the Ford administration. He founded the Harvard Trade Union Program, now a part of Harvard Law School’s Labor & Worklife Program.

This event is cosponsored by the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School

Labor and Worklife Program