Save the Date: April 6-8, 2018! Registration isn't open yet, but watch this space for more details.
Meanwhile, for a taste of what to expect, check out the 2016 lineup. Labor Notes Conferences are the biggest gatherings out there of grassroots union activists, worker center leaders, and all-around troublemakers. »
It's bigger than one workplace. Our bully mayor, billionaire governor, and greedy corporations in Illinois are pushing a coordinated agenda. They want to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. We'll need unity to fight back and win.
But the good news is, among us we've got the creativity and knowhow to beat back the concessions and build a better city and state. That's why troublemakers from different unions and worker centers are coming together August 20 to build skills and share strategies. »
Denver-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions for worker activists, union members, students, and community activists to put some movement back in the labor movement.
Online registration is now closed but walk in registration are welcome.
When: July 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship School (Local #9), 1515 W. 47th Ave, Denver »
Get in touch with the labor movement’s fighting spirit—meet us in Chicago!
Online registration is now closed, but you can register when you arrive. Registration is $150 and includes the Saturday night banquet.
NEW! Program now available.
Click here to view the full lineup of speakers, workshops, and meetings.
Join Buffalo labor activists and our friends at Labor Notes for a presentation on How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers.
Featured speaker: Mark Brenner, coauthor and director of Labor Notes »
The Miami Troublemakers School is a one-day crash course in rabblerousing for union members, worker center activists, students, and community organizers. The day will feature trainings such as “Beating Apathy,” "Building Strong Labor-Community Coalitions," "Secrets of a Successful Organizer," and "Using Your Rights on the Job." We’ll also have a chance to network and share strategies so that we can build a stronger movement for workers and communities in South Florida. »
To defend public services and win at the bargaining table, we have to mobilize members and build strong community partnerships—but how?
Come to a free workshop to share strategies and build skills.
Hear from the Chicago Teachers Union on how they activated members, built strong community alliances and won a precedent-setting strike.
Saturday January 16
We will be starting promptly at 9am, so please arrive early to register. »