Loyola University Chicago

Department of History


"What hope for democracy in the work place?"

"What hope for democracy in the work place?"

Chicago labor lawyer Tom Geoghegan will address how recent changes in city, state, and national labor law and policy impact current movements and demands for economic justice. Geoghegan will draw on examples and observations for the decades that he has spent as both a writer and litigator. Geoghegan's Which Side Are You On? (1991), cited as one of the best five non-fiction books in that year by the National Book Critics Circle. He has written for the New York Times, The Nation, Harper’s, Slate, Bloomberg View, and other publications. His latest book, Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement, was released in December 2014.


The talk will be given in Information Commons first floor room 111, Thursday, March 3 at 4PM.