Book Event: A Conversation with Steven Greenhouse on Beaten Down, Worked Up

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and former New York Times journalist Steven Greenhouse discussed the history of labor, the future of work and how his book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, ties them all together.
November 7, 2019

815 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20006


Liz Shuler, @lizshuler
Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO

Steven Greenhouse, @greenhousenyt
Author and Journalist


Steven Greenhouse’s Beaten Down, Worked Up is an expansive work, spanning a century of labor history in the United States, from the early 20th century to the “Fight for $15” in recent years. With a focus on compelling characters in America’s labor movement, the book catalogs the trends in modern labor history while forecasting the future’s challenges for workers—and recommends how to best meet those challenges.