Shutdown’s impact extends to U.S. manufacturing – October 11th, 2013

(From Left to Right) Scott Paul, Wayne Goodwin, Michael Gravinese, Louis Forrisi

Scott Paul
President, Alliance for American Manufacturing

  • Impact government shutdown has had on U.S. manufacturing
  • Ideas to spur manufacturing job creation

Wayne Goodwin
North Carolina Insurance Commissioner

  • Efforts to protect the rights of working men and women
  • A detailed explanation of the Affordable Care Act

Michael Gravinese
Retired Member, AFGE SSA Local 3509

  • Importance of networking with members of other unions

Louis Forrisi
Member, American Postal Workers Union Local 1078

  • Working to recruit new members to the labor movement
  • Correlation between strong unions and a strong middle class