Karen Nussbaum is an American labour activist, co-founder, and executive director of 9to5, the National Association of Working Women (1973–93).
Karen Nussbaum was elected president of Service Employees International Union Union District 925 (1981). Karen Nussbaum also served as director of the US Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau (1993–96), and again served as director of the AFL-Working CIO’s Women’s Department (1996—).
Karen Nussbaum began her activism after being disturbed by her poor income (just two dollars an hour), lack of benefits and vacation time, and general lack of respect exhibited to her at work. Karen Nussbaum began talking to other women in comparable jobs and learned that many of them felt the same way.
And today Karen Nussbaum is one of the Richest Trade Unionists in the United States. Karen Nussbaum also has a position among the list of Most popular Trade Unionist.
Karen Nussbaum’s Biography
Karen Nussbaum was born on April 25, 1950, in Chicago, Illinois, to publicist Annette Brenner Nussbaum and exterminator, actor, and director Mike Nussbaum.
In 1968, Karen Nussbaum enrolled at the University of Chicago but dropped out to join the anti-Vietnam movement in Boston.
While in Boston, Karen Nussbaum began working as a clerical assistant at Harvard, where she was exposed to gender inequities in the workplace.
Karen Nussbaum’s Net worth
According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb, and other internet sources, Karen Nussbaum’s net worth at the age of 69 is estimated to be between $1-5 million. Karen Nussbaum’s income came from her work as a professional trade unionist.
Karen Nussbaum’s Salary
Karen Nussbaum’s salary has not been disclosed.
Karen Nussbaum’s Husband
Karen Nussbaum is married to Ira Arlook.