Events

The 2022 Labor Notes Conference was by far our biggest yet, with 4,000 attendees swapping experiences and discussing strategies to put the movement back in the labor movement. Now, we are excited to announce the details of the 2024 Labor Notes Conference: WHEN: Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, 2024 WHERE: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois »
This workshop will be held on Tuesday, January 3rd, and will run from 7:30pm to 9pm Eastern Time (4:30pm to 6pm Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. »
This workshop has limited capacity and is for stewards and elected officers who work with stewards. Please only register if this applies to you. Registration is at the bottom of this page. The workshop will be held on Monday, December 12th from 8-9:30pm ET/5-6:30pm Pacific. This is a virtual workshop and will be held by Zoom. Stewards have many tools at their disposal to enforce contracts and defend their coworkers. Come to this online workshop to learn what those tools are, and strategies for how to use them. »
Photo: Jim West / jimwestphoto.com Space is limited! Register now at the bottom of this page. These workshops are based on our widely-acclaimed book, Secrets of a Successful Organizer. These trainings will be held via Zoom. The sessions will run Wednesdays from 8-10pm Eastern (5-7pm Pacific) on November 30th, December 7th, and December 14th. We ask that you attend all three workshops in the series. »
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Keep an eye out for December's steward workshop! Registration is at the bottom of this page. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 29th from 8-9:30pm ET/5-6:30pm Pacific. This is a virtual workshop and will be held by Zoom. Grievances are a fundamental part of being a union steward, and there's a whole set of skills and knowledge that stewards should have to be effective at tackling them. But what about when grievances aren't enough? Or aren't the best way to go? »
New to Labor Notes? Want to hear about exciting things going on in the labor movement? Want to meet and troubleshoot with other labor organizers? Join us for a "Labor Notes 101" session! In this session you'll: hear lessons from people involved in fights big and small get connected with other activists learn more about what Labor Notes is all about get connected to resources to help your organizing This meeting will be on Sunday, November 20th from 8-9pm Eastern (5-6pm Pacific), on Zoom. »
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. BUT DON'T WORRY: walk-in registrations are welcome on Saturday throughout the event. Bringing together union members, labor activists, and local officers, a Troublemakers School is an incredible space for networking, building solidarity, and sharing successes, strategy, and inspiration. It’s a real shot in the arm for newbies and seasoned activists alike. Members who attend will get inspired. Hear speakers from the front lines of recent struggles. »
In order to keep building the movement against campus capital debt, the harm that it causes, and its root causes, The Other College Debt Crisis is facilitating a discussion of Charlie Eaton’s Bankers in the Ivory Tower: The Troubling Rise of Financiers in U.S. Higher Education. This new book can help deepen our understanding of some of the ways in which campus debt has evolved, both structurally, historically, and in terms of consequences. »

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