University of Iowa

The Struggle for Worker Safety in Iowa’s Meatpacking Industry [POSTPONED]

Monday, March 25, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) , 3rd Floor Conference Room TBA
125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

We apologize, this event has been POSTPONED. The new date and location will be released soon. Thank you for your patience.


Iowa Memorial Union, 3rd Floor Conference Room TBA. 4pm – 5:30pm. A conversation about Iowa meatpacking workers’ historical and contemporary struggles to secure safe workplaces, and how current state and national politics are influencing this issue. Panelists will include Iowa meatpacking workers, Labor Center oral historian John McKerley, and UI faculty TBA.

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