A Summer of Struggle in Seattle

August 07, 2014

Event at a Glance


August 07, 2014, 7:00 pm




Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave, Hall 6, Seattle, WA

Conference Flyer

Thursday, August 7: What's the latest on this summer's top local labor fights? And what lessons can we draw from the 2012 Chicago Teachers strike? Join Seattle-area labor activists and Labor Notes author Samantha Winslow for a round-table discussion on how we can move organizing forward together.


Samantha Winslow, Labor Notes, author, How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers

David Yao, APWU-Seattle vice president, on the struggle to save the Postal Service from privatization

Max Vekich, ILWU International Executive Board and Local 52, on the longshore coast-wide and grain contract fights

Richell Banks, Amazon security officer on organizing with SEIU Local 6

Additional speakers to be announced.

Labor Notes' new book, How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, will be for sale at the event for $15.

For questions or to RSVP, contact Paul Bigman, (206) 214-6169, pbigman[at]aol[dot]com.

Photo: Jim Levitt