Union expert Scheuerman to talk about future of labor movement

William E. Scheuerman, professor emeritus of political science at SUNY Oswego, will present a free public talk titled “The Future of the U.S. Labor Movement” at a reception in his honor from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Room 467 of Mahar Hall on campus.

Scheuerman, who recently retired after more than 35 years on Oswego’s political science faculty, is past president for 12 years of United University Professions, the union of the State University’s faculty and professionals and the largest higher education union in the nation.

The author of “Private Interests, Public Spending: Balanced-Budget Conservatism and the Fiscal Crisis,” two other books and many articles on American politics and higher education, Scheuerman is a past vice president of the American Federation of Teachers, served on the national council of the AFL-CIO and as former president of the National Labor College in Washington, D.C.

For more information about the free reception, contact the SUNY Oswego political science department at 312-2350.

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(Posted: Apr 13, 2012)

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