Events

Health care workers outdoors in U of Michigan Medical Center coats. Person in front wears a colorful mask and smiles right into the camera. Behind, person holds signs "PPE OVER PROFIT" and "#HAILToTheFrontLine"
In the Meantime… We can’t get together yet, but we’d love to see you. April 2021 is going to be a month of troublemaking, with online workshops and webinars throughout the month. Stay tuned: more information coming soon. 2022 Labor Notes Conference March 25-27, 2022 Chicago, Illinois »
Detroiters are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. The goal is to help workers get active in resisting management attacks—in other words, to make “good trouble.” The school will be a great opportunity for union members and other workplace activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are included with cost of registration. WHEN: Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. »
woman leading session of Secrets of a Successful Organizer training with five participants seated.
Note: this workshop is intended for stewards and has limited space. Please register only if you are a steward, officer, or are interested in becoming a steward! The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 22 from 7:30-9pm Eastern/6:30-8pm Central/4:30-6pm Pacific. Join Labor Notes for an online workshop for shop stewards on “thinking like an organizer.” »
A group of 8 people sit at a round table, as one person draws a large diagram on paper on the table
WORKSHOP REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Join us for our Secrets of a Successful Organizer training series: These are based on our widely-acclaimed book, Secrets of a Successful Organizer. These trainings will be held via Zoom. The sessions will run Sundays from 1pm-3pm ET (10am-12pm PT) on September 12, 19, 26, and October 3. »
Student debt is only one of the crises facing higher education. Under the myth of austerity, public higher education has been underfunded and driven to take on debt. Debt now constitutes significant portions of campus budgets, and debt-serving fees cost students thousands of dollars a year and deprive them and campus workers of the funds they need. Join Labor Notes and members of the Public Higher Education Workers network as we expose how campus debt undermines our campuses. Develop the skills and strategies to organize to end campus debt. »
Labor activists on the floor writing with pink marker on a big sheet of white paper.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - THIS SERIES IS AT CAPACITY. There will be more to come! Keep an eye on your inbox. Join us for our Secrets of a Successful Organizer training series: 1. Beating Apathy; 2. Assembling Your Dream Team; and 3. Turning an Issue into a Campaign. These are based on our widely-acclaimed book, Secrets of a Successful Organizer. These trainings will be held via Zoom. The sessions will run Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00pm ET (4:00-6:00pm PT) on August 10, 17, 24, and 31. »
This series of three workshops is being offered through the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation. Registration is limited to union and community members from the Hudson Valley. The three sessions will run on Thursdays, July 8, 15 and 22 from 7 - 9 PM. Cost is $10.00 for the entire series. Capacity will be limited, so register early. If your union is paying for your registration, please have them contact Barbara Madeloni for a form to complete. »
Labor activists on the floor writing with pink marker on a big sheet of white paper.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THESE WORKSHOPS. Keep a look out for more workshops being offered in the months ahead. As summer beckons, troublemakers are plotting. Learn new skills and build power with workers from across the country to rekindle the flame of rank-and-file militancy. Leading up to the 2022 Labor Notes conference, we are hosting online troublemaking via Zoom. Our April Month of Troublemaking was such a raging success—or “lit” as the kids say nowadays— we thought we would keep turning up the heat on the bosses. »

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