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Economic Development in Western New York: A Discussion on Manufacturing and the Auto Industry in Buffalo

Presenter(s): Worker Institute at Cornell
Date: August 15, 2017, 9 am-12 pm

UAW Local 774 Union Hall
2939 Niagara Street
, 14207

This event presented by the Worker Institute at Cornell will feature work from national and international labor scholars.

· A Historical Review of the Auto Industry in the U.S. and Western New York Art Wheaton, The Worker Institute at Cornell University

· Recent Trends in Auto Manufacturing in Western New York Ian Greer, Cornell University

· Canadian Auto Industry since the Great Recession: A Look at Buffalo from the Other Side of the Border Mathieu Dupuis, School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal

· The Reindustrialization of the U.S.: Tonawanda Powertrain since the Great Recession Evren Dinçer, Uluda─č University

· Auto Manufacturing in Buffalo since the Great Recession: A Managerial Perspective Steve Finch, Plant Manager, GM Tonawanda Powertrain

· Labor Management Relations and Restructuring in Manufacturing since the Great Recession: A Union Perspective Wenceslao Valentin III, President, UAW Local 774


No RSVP required, but if you have questions, please contact:

Evren Dinçer,, (267) 438-9450 Art Wheaton,, (716) 777-0303

Free and open to the public.