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. »
Portland-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops that will help union members and labor activists build power on the job. Hear from union leaders and activists about how to fight back and win, take part in trainings such as “Beating Apathy,” "Preparing for Right-to-Work," "Building Strong Labor-Community Alliance," and "Assertive Grievance Handling." Network with local organizers to share strategies on building a stronger workers movement in Portland. When: Saturday, April 8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. »
Philadelphia-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops that will help union members and labor activists build power on the job. Hear from union leaders and activists about how to fight back and win, take part in trainings such as “Beating Apathy,” "Building Strong Labor-Community Coalitions," "Assertive Grievance Handling." Network with local organizers to share strategies on a city-wide plan to beat back the billionaires agenda. When: Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. »
It's bigger than one workplace. Budget-cutting politicians and greedy corporations in Minnesota are pushing a coordinated agenda. They want to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. President Trump and his cronies are pushing for national right-to-work legislation as well as other policy attacks on unions, immigrants, public schools, and everyone's access to health care. Minnesota union members and activists are going to have to build power and increase pressure locally and nationally. »
Online registration is now closed, but you can still attend the Detroit Troublemakers School! Show up at 9:30 and registration will be available at the door. NEW Program Available Here »
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. »

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