Kochan and co-author David Lewin from UCLA will present the findings of "Getting It Right," their EPRN research-policy brief on public-sector collective bargaining.
Mitchell, an emeritus professor from UCLA and EPRN senior academic editor, will moderate a panel discussion on public-sector pensions with Christian Weller from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and the Center for American Progress; and Iris Lav from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
We want our EPRN Web site to be a game changer," Kochan said.
Janice Nittoli, Rockefeller Foundation associate vice president and managing director of its Campaign for American Workers, said the EPRN initiative provides tools and information to improve the economic security of vulnerable American workers and the fragile economy emerging from recession.
Department of Labor from 1995-97, said implementing EPRN policies based on evidence of best practice drawn from rigorous research ultimately will bring benefits to working families, employers and society at large.