Metro Labor Movie Night: Silkwood

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 05:30 PM

Starring Meryl Streep with Kurt Russell and Cher (1982)

The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant. 

Come have pizza and wine, find out who Karen Silkwood was and talk unions and health and safety. 


Brief remarks from:
Charlene Obernauer, NYCOSH Director, how NYCOSH and unions work towards safe jobs.

Take the 1 or R to Rector St.; 2-3 or 4-5 to Wall St.; J-Z to Broad St. or the A-C to Fulton St. 

Presented by the Metro Labor Communicators Council.

Co-sponsored with NYCOSH, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. 


PSC-CUNY Union Hall
61 Broadway
16th Floor
New York, NY 10006
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