Todd E. Vachon, Gerry Hudson, Judith LeBlanc & Saket Soni

Todd E. Vachon is a fellow with the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization and on the faculty at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University; Gerry Hudson is secretary-treasurer of the Service Employees International Union; Judith LeBlanc is director of the Native Organizers Alliance; and Saket Soni is the executive director of Resilience Force and the National Guestworker Alliance.


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