Ed Potter

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Ed Potter is the Director of Global Labor Relations for the Coca-Cola Company. A biographical note states that he took on the current role on March 28, 2005 and now includes responsibility for "global workplace accountability, workplace rights and related stakeholder engagement." [1]

"Ed was a partner with the law firm McGuiness, Norris & Williams, LLP in Washington, D.C. for 23 years. Since 1997, Ed has been the U.S. Employer Delegate to the International Labor Organization (ILO). In 1998, he was the employer spokesperson for the negotiation of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Currently, he is the employer spokesperson on the ILO Committee on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations that holds countries accountable for their obligations resulting from the ratification of ILO conventions," a biographical note states. [2]

His biogrpahical note states that he "has testified frequently before the U.S. Congress, is a published author of several articles, the co-author of a book on employment policy issues, and the founder of the Employment Policy Foundation, a research institute where he also served as president until 2005. Ed has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Michigan State University, a master’s degree in labor economics and collective bargaining from Cornell University and a law degree from American University in Washington, D.C.". [3]

References

  1. University of Michigan School of Information, "Global Impact Speaker Series: Ed Potter, Coca-Cola Company", Community Information Corps, March 7, 2007.
  2. University of Michigan School of Information, "Global Impact Speaker Series: Ed Potter, Coca-Cola Company", Community Information Corps, March 7, 2007.
  3. University of Michigan School of Information, "Global Impact Speaker Series: Ed Potter, Coca-Cola Company", Community Information Corps, March 7, 2007.
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