A Day’s Work

Start: Thursday, March 03, 2016 5:00 PM

This event is co-sponsored by the AFL-CIO and the DC Labor FilmFest.

“A Day’s Work” tells the story of a young man who was killed on his very first day as a temporary employee. It raises serious concerns about the consequences of employers’ shift to a disposable, temporary workforce, revealing a hidden epidemic endangering millions of workers. Temp jobs drive down the wages, working conditions and bargaining power of ALL working people. This year, 14 million Americans will work a job through a temp agency.

“A rarity in the genre.” —Chicago Tribune

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Peg Seminario, Director of Safety and Health, AFL-CIO
  • Dave DeSario, Executive Producer of “A Day’s Work
  • Christian Sweeney, Deputy Director of Organizing, AFL-CIO
  • Christine Owens, Executive Director of the National Employment Law Project

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