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The first national conference on workplace bullying and health and safety will take place in San Francisco on July 27, 2013 at ILWU Local 34.
7/27/13 SF 1st National Educational Conference On Workplace Bullying, Health and Safety, Human & Labor Rights
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1st National Educational Conference
On Workplace Bullying, Health and Safety, Human & Labor Rights
July 27 (Saturday) 2013 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Free)
ILWU Local 34 Hall - 801 2nd St. next to AT&T Stadium
Registration Requested laborfest [at] laborfest.net (415)282-1908
The first national educational conference will be held as part of LaborFest http://www.laborfest.net to look at what workplace bullying is, who is doing it and how to fight it.
Speakers from around the country will be presenting on these issues and what working people can do about this epidemic in the workplace including legislation.
Only by educating, organizing and publicizing these issues will be able to confront and challenge this growing problem for working people and the public. Many of those who are being bullied are also whistleblowers about malfeasance in the workplace and are targeted for doing their jobs.
Panelists will include:
Dr. Gary Namie, National Director of the Bully Free Institute; Stacie Plummer, City Of Richmond Library Worker and IFPTE Local 21 Steward; Brenda Barros, SEIU Local 1021 San Francisco General Hospital; Dr. Derek Kerr, Greg Sorozan President, SEIU/NAGE Local282MAHealthworkplace.com; Dr. Larry Rose, former Director of the Cal Osha Medical Unit; Carrie Clark, California Health Workplace Advocates; Kathleen Carroll, attorney, Rhea Settles Educator, Linda Cooks former teacher at SF MLK School, Sean Gillis IFPE Local 21 Oakland City Worker and others.
This educational conference will also look at new legislation being proposed for the state of California and efforts around the country to confront this issue. http://www.healthyworkplacebill.org
Sponsored by: Stop Workplace Bullying Institute http://www.facebook.com/workplacebullyinginstitute, Stop Workplace Bullying Group SWBG , Injured Workers National Network (IWNN) http://www.iwnn.org; Grupo Presente; and California Healthy Workplace Advocateshttp://www.bullyfreeworkplace.org.
For information Contact IWNN at (415) 282-1908. email laborfest [at] laborfest.net
Conference streamed live on the web at KPFA.org, International Labor Media Network http://www.ilmnetwork.org and at