Bargaining for the Common Good Advisory Committee

The Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations is a core partner of the growing Bargaining for the Common Good (BCG) network, along with the Action Center on Race and the Economy and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University. The Bargaining for the Common Good Advisory Committee, a new national advisory group composed of key union, community and racial justice leaders to help guide and support the BCG network, was recently announced. 

Members of the BCG Advisory Committee include:

  • Malini Cadambi, Strategic Campaigns Director, Higher Education, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
  • Kevin Connor, Executive Director, Public Accountability Initiative (PAI) and LittleSis
  • Cindy Estrada, Vice President, Chrysler for the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)
  • Stacy Davis Gates, Vice President, Chicago Teachers Union, AFT Local 1
  • Lauren Jacobs, Executive Director, Partnership for Working Families (PWF)
  • Christina Livingston, Executive Director, Alliance for the Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), California
  • Darlene Lombos, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Greater Boston Labor Council
  • Erin Mahoney, Organizing Coordinator, Communication Workers of America, (CWA), AFL-CIO and Director of Bank Workers Organizing
  • Merrie Najimy, President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA)
  • Patrick Nowlan, Executive Director of the American Association of University Professors/American Federation of Teachers (AAUP/AFT), AFL-CIO at Rutgers University
  • Amisha Patel, Executive Director of Grassroots Collaborative and Grassroots Illinois Action
  • Liz Perlman, Executive Director of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3299
  • Clayton Sinyai, Executive Director of the Catholic Labor Network
  • Erica Smiley, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice (JwJ)