The Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO is proud to welcome the following individuals as speakers to its 2018 Annual Metal Trades Department Conference
Bridget MartinSenior Vice President, Labor Market Development Bank of Labor
Bridget joined Bank of Labor in December 2014 after more than 20 years of labor experience in political strategy, lobbying, and public affairs. She is highly regarded for her ability to identify and establish critical alliances. Bridget’s responsibilities at the Bank include promoting relationships with labor and allied organizations, and facilitating the bank’s expansion.
Bridget was appointed by Republican Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao to serve on a minimum wage committee in American Samoa, selected by the Democratic National Committee during a presidential year to oversea Labor Affairs and nominated by American Council of Young Political Leaders to represent U.S. labor in Romania.
Bridget holds her M.A. in Government from Johns Hopkins University and B.S. in Economics from Virginia Tech. She is a member of Boilermakers Local 693, serves as trustee of Pharmaceutical Labor-Management Association, board member of Women’s Campaign Fund and former Co-Chair of Women of Labor.