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Rethinking the American Social Contract

Rethinking the American Social Contract The International Labor Organization's Decent Work Agenda in the United States Monday, July 11, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm Can we improve America's social contract to better reflect current economic and social conditions? How can we measure progress and promote decent work in the United States? The New America Foundation, in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO,) cordially invite you to take part in the launch of a new paper, Rethinking the American Social Contract: The International Labor Organization's Decent Work Agenda in the United States by Lauren Damme. The paper examines how the ILO's Decent Work Agenda can help us evaluate and renew the American social contract. A group of experts will discuss and debate these issues following the presentation of the paper. Light lunch will be provided. Participants Presentation Lauren Damme Senior Policy Analyst, Next Social Contract Initiative New America Foundation Discussants Duncan Campbell Director for Policy Planning in Employment International Labor Office Thomas Kochan George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management MIT Sloan School of Management Moderator Michael Lind Policy Director, Economic Growth Program and Next Social Contract Initiative New America Foundation
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