A Summer of Struggle in Seattle
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