Save the Date: April 6-8, 2018! Registration isn't open yet, but watch this space for more details.
Meanwhile, for a taste of what to expect, check out the 2016 lineup. Labor Notes Conferences are the biggest gatherings out there of grassroots union activists, worker center leaders, and all-around troublemakers. »
Union members and activists in Japan are organizing Troublemakers Schools in Tokyo (November 11-12) and Osaka/Kyoto (November 18-19). Using Labor Notes' Secrets of a Successful Organizer book, participants will learn how to identify fellow leaders, build a winning leadership team, and plot a shop floor campaign.
For more information, contact Matt Noyes: mn[at]rollingearth[dot]org.
Dear Friends of Labor Notes,
More Labor Notes classes are under way. People who came to the December 2016 Troublemakers School said how much they would have liked their co-workers to be there. We had 66 people at our two classes held on April 8—many of them new people. Here's another chance to invite co-workers and to learn new skills yourself.
On Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m., we'll be holding two simultaneous classes.
Choose one of two workshops: »
Online pre-registration is now closed, but you can still attend! Come at 9 a.m. on Saturday and we'll get you signed up.
Portland-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops that will help union members and labor activists build power on the job. »
Philadelphia-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops that will help union members and labor activists build power on the job.
Hear from union leaders and activists about how to fight back and win, take part in trainings and discussions.
Network with local organizers to share strategies on a city-wide plan to beat back the billionaires agenda.
Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
South America Room (2nd Floor), International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia »
It's bigger than one workplace. Budget-cutting politicians and greedy corporations in Minnesota are pushing a coordinated agenda.
They want to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. President Trump and his cronies are pushing for national right-to-work legislation as well as other policy attacks on unions, immigrants, public schools, and everyone's access to health care.
Minnesota union members and activists are going to have to build power and increase pressure locally and nationally. »
It's bigger than one workplace. Our bully mayor, billionaire governor, and greedy corporations in Illinois are pushing a coordinated agenda. They want to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. We'll need unity to fight back and win.
But the good news is, among us we've got the creativity and knowhow to beat back the concessions and build a better city and state. That's why troublemakers from different unions and worker centers are coming together August 20 to build skills and share strategies. »