Trump and the trade unions
public discussion with leading US trade unionist Stuart Appelbaum
Monday, November 11, 2019, 5:30 p.m. (admission 5:00 p.m.)
ÖGB Catamaran, Wilhelmine Moik conference room
Johann-Böhm-Platz 1, 1020 Wien (U2 Donaumarina)
No one is indifferent to US President Donald Trump political policies: be it foreign policy, global economic or migration policy. With one year to go before the US presidential election, what are the consequences of Trumps policies for the Americans? How has the social and labor market situation changed under Trump? How is the working population? What role does the trade union play in the US? What are the chances for the Democrats?
A public discussion with Stuart Appelbaum, President, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Vice President of the American Federation of Trade Unions (AFL-CIO).
Welcome introduction: Wolfgang Katzian, ÖGB President
Moderation: Sophia Reisecker, GPA-djp international secretary
Questions from the audience are welcome! Simultaneous interpretation will be provided into German and English.
Afterwards you will be invited to a small snack.