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National Library Workers Day: Discussion on Librarian's Salaries

  • 14 Apr 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Martin Luther King Library, 901 G St NW, Washington, DC , 4th Floor


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For this program we will have a panel of speakers that will discuss employment statistics concerning Librarians, Library Assistants,and Library Technicians such as how information is put together to create a fact sheet on employment and earning wages for the Bureau of Labor Statistics . The panel will also discuss current and national wage estimates, and the process of union salary negotiations. 

We have confirmed the following panelist: 


  •   Audrey Watson, Economist for Occupational Employment Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor 

  • Elizabeth Cross, Researcher for the Librarians section of the Occupational Handbook of Employment Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor 

  •  Kenneth Despertt, Executive Board Member and Shop Steward for AFSCME Local 1808 (American Federation of State, Country & Municipal Employees)

  • Aliqae Geraci, Chair of Standing Committee on the Salaries and Status of Library Workers for ALA-APA (American Library Association- Allied Professional Association) via Skype/video conference (from Cornell University).

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