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SAVE THE DATE!2020 LABOR NOTES CONFERENCEAPRIL 17-19, 2020CHICAGO, ILLINOIS We're excited to announce that the next Labor Notes Conference will take place April 17-19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. »
Hong Kong Dockworkers on strike.
Building International Solidarity and Defending Labor Activists in Asia Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18 Taipei, Taiwan Click here to apply to attend. »
Dallas Troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. This school will be a great opportunity for union members and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are included with registration. »
Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Worcester State University, Competition Gym at the Wellness Center, 486 Chandler St., Worcester, MA Massachusetts troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. This school will be a great opportunity for union members and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. »
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Tamarack, 1 Tamarack Place Beckley, WV Final program here West Virginia troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. »
The ivory tower of academia does not protect its workers. Across the country, austerity politics are bleeding colleges and universities dry, opening the door for the corporate takeover of higher education. But, like their colleagues in elementary and secondary education, higher education workers are fighting back. Join Labor Notes staff member Barbara Madeloni on Tuesday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m. EST for a video webinar during which we will hear from students, faculty, and staff about how they are organizing for power and winning on campuses across the country. »
Conversations with Troublemakers: Organizing for the Common Good The strike is back! More workers walked off the job last year than any year since 1986. Teachers and nurses are at the forefront of this upsurge, and they're using their workplace leverage to advocate not only for themselves, but also for their patients, their students, and the public. Join Labor Notes organizer Chris Brooks as we discuss how winning a better world requires collective action on the job. Panelists: »
Online registration is now closed, but it's not too late to attend the Troublemakers School! Just show up by 9 a.m. to register at the door. Check out the schedule for the day and the workshop descriptions. »

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