Troublemakers Blog

February 26, 2008 /
We are planning a silent auction at the conference, with the proceeds going towards supplementing Labor Notes' shoe-string budget. If you have a vintage labor t-shirt or a memorable picket line sign that you could donate to Labor Notes contact us at conference[at]labornotes[dot]org. Thanks for your support! »
February 18, 2008 /
Labor Notes is proud to announce that Sal Rosselli will join our growing list of main session panelists! Rosselli is president of SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West, a 150,000-member union of hospital, nursing home and homecare workers in California. He has recently emerged as a leading voice for union democracy inside SEIU, challenging a move to centralize »
February 06, 2008 /
Register Now for the Labor Notes April 2008 Conference and Get $35 Off! The early-bird registration discount deadline is fast approaching. You have less than two weeks to register before February 15 to register and pay only $80 instead of the regular registration cost of $125. Take advantage of this special rate before it's too late! We also need your help »
January 27, 2008 /
Labor Notes conferences consistently feature the most comprehensive list of workshops for labor activists. No matter what kind of work you do in the labor movement, you'll find a slew of workshops that fit your needs and expand your horizons. Check out our preliminary list below of what Labor Notes has in store this time around at Rebuilding Labor's Power: »
January 25, 2008 /
The Labor Notes conference boasts some of the most talented labor activists in the country and from around the world. We want to give you the chance to showcase your talent. In the past we have seen everything from singing, to juggling, to traditional Japanese dance. So don't forget to bring your talent for the Saturday night open mic/talent show complete with »
January 21, 2008 /
Want to be part of making the 2008 Labor Notes conference the best organized ever and get a discount on registration at the same time? Sign up now to become a conference volunteer and Labor Notes will consider a reduction in your registration fee on request. We will also match you with the conference task that best matches your interests and capabilities. So »
January 17, 2008 /
Here at Labor Notes, we are starting to put together the program for Rebuilding Labor's Power and thought you might want a sneak peak: »
January 11, 2008 /
For the first time ever the Detroit/Michigan National Lawyer's Guild Chapter & Sugar Law Center invite conference participants to arrive early and attend a reception they are hosting for the Authentic Workers' Front (Frente Auténtico del Trabajo) delegation on Thursday, April 10 at 6 p.m. »
January 08, 2008 /
Labor Notes is committed to ensuring that, as far as is possible, potential delegates are empowered to attend the conference regardless of financial constraints. If you would like to attend the conference but require financial assistance apply for a conference scholarship today. Our scholarships are allocated on an individual need basis with consideration also »
January 03, 2008 /
Call a regional contact near you to set up a ride-share to the conference so that you can save costs, have fun and arrive safely! Ohio: Dan La Botz, 513-861-8722 New York: Steve Kindred, 917-679-0275 Pittsburgh: Patrick Young, 412-298-6361 Chicago: Jose Oliva, 773-612-2559 Toronto: Sarah Declerk, 416-830-9537 Madison: Ron Kaminkow, »