Events

SAVE THE DATE!2020 LABOR NOTES CONFERENCEAPRIL 17-19, 2020CHICAGO, ILLINOIS We're excited to announce that the next Labor Notes Conference will take place April 17-19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. »
Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Worcester State University, Competition Gym at the Wellness Center, 486 Chandler St., Worcester, MA Massachusetts 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 and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. »
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location to be announced soon West Virginia 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 and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are included with registration. »
Conversations with Troublemakers: Organizing for the Common Good The strike is back! More workers walked off the job last year than any year since 1986. Teachers and nurses are at the forefront of this upsurge, and they're using their workplace leverage to advocate not only for themselves, but also for their patients, their students, and the public. Join Labor Notes organizer Chris Brooks as we discuss how winning a better world requires collective action on the job. Panelists: »
It’s bigger than one workplace. From teachers to truck drivers and dockworkers to dietitians, greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. We’ll need unity to fight back and win. Activists from across the Pacific Northwest are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. »
Four women carrying picket signs for AFSCME 3299 strike
The Labor Notes Troublemakers School is coming back to the Bay! Join union members and other local labor and community activists for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. A light breakfast, lunch, and a copy of the Labor Notes classic A Troublemaker's Handbook 2 are included with registration. »
Detroit 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. A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are provided with cost of registration. WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. WHERE: Wayne State University, DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave, Detroit »
Click here to register. Since 1979, Labor Notes has been home to the troublemaking wing of the labor movement. The pages of our magazine are filled with the stories of workers who are working to transform their unions, to take on the boss, to fight for racial justice. »

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