Events

The rescheduled in-person conference will be next year, April 16-18, 2021. Registration for the digital conference is now full. However, all the panels and workshops will be live streamed to the Labor Notes Facebook page. At the virtual conference, worker leaders and activists will discuss organizing strategies and the state of the labor movement during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Virtual Conference Schedule Saturday, April 18, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. EDT »
Crowd of UTLA teachers on strike in January 2019
Dear friends, We are deeply disappointed to announce that the 2020 Labor Notes Conference, scheduled to take place April 17-19 in Chicago, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Mark your calendar: The new date is April 16-18, 2021. Registration has not yet reopened. If you were already registered for the 2020 Conference, see below for options on how we should handle your registration fee. We will honor all refund requests. »
The Labor Notes Troublemakers School is coming to the Gulf Coast Region. Join union members and other local labor and community activists for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. Program and speakers will be announced closer to the date of event. Where:  Corpus Christi Church 2022 Saint Bernard Avenue When:  Saturday, November 23rd. Arrive at 8:30 a.m. for registration, coffee, and light breakfast. Program begins at 9. »
Left half: woman with "on strike" sign; right half: woman leading workshop
It’s bigger than one workplace. Budget-cutting politicians and greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda. Employers are looking to balance their budgets off the backs of workers, but workers are fighting back. Join Labor Notes and labor activists from around the area to strategize, share skills, and learn ways to organize to win. »
It’s bigger than one workplace. Budget-cutting politicians and greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda. Employers are looking to balance their budgets off the backs of workers, but workers are fighting back. Join Labor Notes and labor activists from around the area to strategize, share skills, and learn ways to organize to win. »
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT, BUT WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS ARE WELCOME! You can view the program by clicking here. It’s bigger than one workplace. Budget-cutting politicians and greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda. Employers are looking to balance their budgets off the backs of workers, but workers are fighting back. »
The Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 are on strike for class size caps, fair wages, support for homeless students, affordable and sustainable housing, a nurse in every school and more counselors and librarians – and more! We’ve learned that they have reached a tentative agreement that includes naptime for Pre-K students. Yes, we need to strike to get little ones naptime. »

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