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 »
Are you interested in organizing your co-workers? Do you want to solve problems that you see around you? Perhaps something unfair has happened to you or a co-worker and you want to do something about it? For us, that means getting organized. »
NOTE: REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28. NO WALK IN REGISTRATION. Join us this October in NYC for a gathering of union organizers from across the tech industry. This conference is organized by rank-and-file tech workers, with the support of Labor Notes. »
This workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 3, and will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time (4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. »
A group of 80 people with signs stand inside a collegiate-looking building. A woman in front holds a sign saying “Bioengineering for a Fair Contract.”
Calling all troublemakers! That means you: union members, leaders, shop stewards, worker center activists, folks new to organizing. Activists from around the Puget Sound area are coming together for a day of workshops and sessions to connect and learn from each other how to build the movement we need.  »
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. This workshop has two parts. We ask that you attend both. The sessions will be on Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, from 8 to 10 p.m. Eastern (5 to 7 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. How does racism show up in our workplaces and our unions? What are some strategies to confront it and build solidarity for a stronger, multiracial labor movement? And what can you say to union siblings who aren’t convinced racial justice has anything to do with union politics? »
This workshop has limited capacity and is for stewards and elected officers who work with stewards - not staff. Please register only if this applies to you. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 26, and will run from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern (5 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. »
Photo: Jim West / The United Auto Workers have launched a major strike at select plants of all the Big 3 automakers. Some 13,000 auto workers are on strike in Ohio, Michigan, and Missouri. The UAW is expected to announce more strike targets on Friday, September 22, turning up the heat on the companies.  The members’ demands include:  »