WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders from top U.S. companies including Google GOOG.O , AT&T ATT.N, Disney DIS.N and FedEx FDX.N will attend a jobs summit on December 3 at the White House, a White House spokeswoman said on Sunday.
The forum is meant to help devise ways to combat double-digit unemployment.
The White House said there would be approximately 130 attendees at the jobs forum ranging from small business owners to academics. Below is a list of confirmed attendees:
Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google Inc GOOG.O
Randall Stephenson, CEO, AT&T Inc T.N
Surya Mohapatra, CEO, Quest Diagnostics Inc DGX.N
Frederick Smith, CEO, FedEx Corp FDX.N
Brian Roberts, CEO, Comcast Corp CMCSA.O
Bob Iger, CEO, Walt Disney Co DIS.N
W. James McNerney, CEO, Boeing BA.N
Andrew Liveris, CEO, Dow Chemical Co DOW.N
Peter Solmssen, Siemens SIEGn.DE
Stephanie Burns, CEO, Dow Corning DOWCR.UL
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green for All
Reed Hundt, Co-Chair, Coalition for the Green Bank
Lawrence Mishel, President, Economic Policy Institute
Alan Blinder, Wall Street Journal columnist and professor, Princeton University
Paul Krugman, New York Times Columnist and professor, Princeton University
Joseph Stiglitz, professor, Columbia University
Bob Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Jeffrey Sachs, professor, Columbia University
Anna Burger, chair of labor federation Change to Win
Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union
Joseph Hansen, president of United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers
Frank Cownie, Mayor of Des Moines, Iowa
Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas
Ed Pawlowski, Mayor of Allentown, Penn.
Reporting by Jeff Mason and Susan Heavey
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