(April, 1, 2020, MILWAUKEE WI) – Wisconsin AFL-CIO President Stephanie Bloomingdale has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor. The appointments were announced March 26.
“I look forward to bringing the voice of working people and the concerns of Wisconsin workers and workers throughout the 7th Federal Reserve District to senior officials at the Chicago Fed,” said Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO. “By working together and improving communication across groups, we can create a strong Midwest economy where the needs of working people are supported and prioritized.”
Council members are appointed for a two-year term and will meet twice a year to provide their views and insight on current business conditions to Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and other senior officials. Input from the Council members on regional economic conditions contributes to the Federal Reserve System’s formulation of national monetary policy.
Council members represent private companies, labor organizations, academia, and banks throughout the Seventh Federal Reserve District, which includes northern portions of Illinois and Indiana, southern Wisconsin, the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and the state of Iowa.
For more information about the Chicago Fed Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor, click here.