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Delegate Gerron Levi is an attorney and served from 2002 to 2009 as Assistant Director of the Legislative Department at the AFL-CIO, a federation of over 50 national and international labor organizations. She lobbied the U.S. Congress, Senate and the Executive Branch on national policy affecting fair wages and working conditions, health care, pensions, immigration, and workplace safety and health. She worked with both Democrats and Republicans to build a majority of votes in Congress. Gerron Levi presents at legislative conferences across the country and has been a spokesperson on forums, radio programs and in print media. From 1995 to 2002, she was Legislative Representative for the Laborers’ International Union of North America.
While serving as legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on judiciary issues, she helped the Senator draft important campaign finance legislation and pass a ban on semi-automatic assault weapons. Gerron Levi also served on the staff of Congressman Gus Savage (D-IL) where she worked on environmental issues and constituent services.