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Bart Sheard: Workers’ Right to Organize and the Fight for Democracy

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday, March 30, 6:00–7:30 pm

Bart Sheard will offer the AFL-CIO’s perspective of the current fight for workers’ right to organize and how that fight supports the greater movement towards a more representative and free democracy.
Bart Sheard is Legislative Counsel for the AFL-CIO where advises on policy, legislative, and legal issues and a current Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the AFL-CIO, Bart worked at the union-side law firm Sherman Dunn in Washington, D.C. representing unions and workers before the National Labor Relations Board and federal courts. Bart also served as Labor Counsel to U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. He is a 2015 graduate of the George Washington University Law School and 2009 graduate of Stetson University. He lives in Takoma Park, Maryland with his wife Caitlin and one-year old son Rowan.

The cash bar will open at 6:00 pm, and the program will run from 6:30–7:30. Hors d’oeuvres will be present.

  • In-person participation: $20 for members; $25 for non-members
  • Zoom participation: $10 for both members and non-members


WNDC encourages and expects all visitors to the Club to be up-to-date on vaccinations and boosters for COVID-19, and to exercise responsible judgment in decisions regarding masking, distancing, and remote participation. The WNDC will follow recommendations from the CDC and District of Columbia and will update these requirements as needed.


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