Events

Saturday, September 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. This school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. Registration Cost TBD. Lunch will be included. »
The conference schedule is now available! Click here (PDF) or here (interactive online schedule) to check out this year's fantastic lineup, by far our biggest ever, with 200 meetings, workshops, and main sessions. »
Are you beating your head against the wall trying to get your co-workers involved? Are you worried about how your union will fare under Right-To-Work? Come to these workshops that help organizers and activists build power on the job! Agenda:  9:30 a.m Registration 10:00 Welcome Speaker, WeRoc: Desiree Conyers 10:30am-12pm Morning WorkshopsOne-on-one ConversationsContract Campaigns 12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch and Networking 1:00pm-3pm* Workshop: Building Your Union under Right-To-Work-for-Less »
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. »
Are you beating your head against the wall trying to get your co-workers involved? These workshops are for you. Join us Saturday, October 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Eastern Michigan University. Please choose one of two workshops:  1. Turning an Issue into a Campaign: Everybody has complaints, but an organizer has the skills to turn problems into opportunities. Learn how to sort out the issues you hear from co-workers, recognize the ones that have organizing potential, and bring people together to make an escalating plan to solve the problem.  OR »
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. When: Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: South America Room (2nd Floor), International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia »

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