Mark your calendar now for the 2016 Labor Notes Conference! Worker activists from across the country and around the world will gather April 1-3, 2016, to share tactics, swap notes, and help put the movement back in the labor movement. We'll be back in Chicago, but in a bigger hotel: the Hyatt Regency O'Hare. Details on reserving rooms in our block will be available here closer to the date. Check back here for information to come on registration, workshops, and more. »
Save the Date! Saturday, October 17, 2015at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704 Budget cuts, union-busting, privatization, and corporate outsourcing schemes are wreaking havoc on working people in the Bay Area and worldwide. We need a strong, fighting labor movement to take on these anti-worker attacks. Bay Area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. More details to come! »
Calling all troublemakers! That means you: union members, shop stewards, worker center activists—everyone who's ready to put some movement back in the labor movement. Labor and community activists from around the Puget Sound area are coming together for a day of workshops and sessions to hone our skills, talk strategy, build solidarity, and recharge. »
Photo by Bette Lee. Calling all troublemakers! From teachers to bus drivers, retail workers to government employees, farm workers to nurses, we are rebuilding solidarity while fighting for a better world for working people. The Labor Notes Troublemakers School is a place for troublemakers of all kinds—community organizers, union shop stewards, and labor activists—to come together for a day of skill-building workshops and strategy discussions to create a stronger workers’ movement in Portland. »
Photo: Retail Action Project.
Online registration is now closed, but you can still attend the NYC Troublemakers School! Just show up on Saturday morning and you can register in person. See you there! Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The James Baldwin School, 351 W 18th St, Manhattan (between 8th and 9th Aves.) New York troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. »
Join Labor Notes, Teamsters for a Democratic Union, and the Association for Union Democracy for our first annual 2014 Holiday Party! Celebrate 2014. We're wrapping up a year of conferences, conventions, events, wins, a new book, and our growing organizations. Let's drink to that! »
Join us for a discussion of How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, hosted by Educators Network for Social Justice and the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association with a presentation from Labor Notes author Samantha Winslow. Milwaukee area teachers will share lessons learned from the CTU campaign and how they apply to local campaigns. »
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, BUT WALK-INS ARE WELCOME! Simply show up and register on site. Budget cuts, union-busting, privatization, and corporate outsourcing schemes are wreaking havoc on working people in the DC Metro Area and worldwide. We need a strong, fighting labor movement to take on these anti-worker attacks. »

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