Andy Stern

Former President of SEIU

ANDY STERN is the President Emeritus of the 2.2 million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and is now a Senior Fellow at The Economic Security Project. SEIU grew by more than 1.2 million workers during his tenure, members built the largest political action fund in the country, led the fight for universal health care, and the campaign for a $15.00 minimum wage, Stern has been featured on The Colbert Show, 60 Minutes, CNN, Charlie Rose, and on the covers of the New York Times Magazine, Fortune, and Business Week, and is now a leading advocate for a universal basic income. Mr. Stern an Obama Presidential Appointee on the Simpson-Bowles Commission His first book A Country That Works was published in 2005, and his new book----Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Restore the American Dream calls for America to debate and take bold action in the face of the massive potential of job disruption.