BCG Private Sector Strategy Session

Bargaining for the Common Good in the Private Sector Strategy Session 

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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:

  • Afua Atta-Mensah
    Chief of Programs, Community Change
  • Rob Baril
    President, District 1199 NE/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)
  • Rev. Francisco García
    PhD student in Religion at Vanderbilt University, Graduate Research Fellow at Vanderbilt Divinity School’s Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice
  • Henry A. Garrido
    Executive Director, AFSCME District Council 37
  • 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 Director, Community Labor United (CLU) in Boston
  • Erin Mahoney
    Organizing Coordinator, Communication Workers of America, (CWA), AFL-CIO and Director of Bank Workers Organizing
  • Veronica Mendez Moore
    Co-Director, Co-Director at Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL)
  • Cecily Myart-Cruz
    President, United Teachers of Los Angeles
  • Merrie Najimy
    President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA)
  • Greg Nammacher
    President of SEIU Local 26
  • 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
    Co-Executive Director of Jobs with Justice (JwJ)