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Conceiving a New World Order: Labor Rights as Human Rights CLE
6/1/2006 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Explore the growing connection between the international labor rights and human rights movements. 

  • An overview of international labor law
  • Labor protection mechanisms in the U.N. and the Inter-American systems
  • Human rights fact-finding and reporting strategies to protect against sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
  • Human rights violations against union members in Colombia
  • Use of U.S. courts to address human rights violations in the U.S. and abroad
  • Labor rights advocacy in the U.S. 

Speakers include: 

  • Sarah Paoletti, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Washington College of Law American University
  • Professor David Weissbrodt, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Rebecca Smith, Immigrant Worker Justice Project, National Employment Law Project
  • Robin Phillips, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
  • Gerardo Cajamarca, United Steelworkers Union
  • Justin Cummins, Miller-O'Brien, P.L.L.P.
  • Dan Kovalik, United Steeworkers Union
  • Brendan Cummins, Miller-O'Brien, P.L.L.P.
  • Claudia Flores, Women's Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Matt Gladue, Twin Cities Religion and Labor Network
  • Milo Mumgard, Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest
  • Jennifer Stohl Powell, Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant Services, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

6 Standard CLE Credits To Be Applied For.

Cost:  $125 - General, $50 - Nonprofit/Government Employee, $30 - Student. 

To register contact Kim Babine at [email protected].


 Human Rights and Asylum Conference 2006.pdf