Events

Pittsburgh troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education and strategy discussions to put the movement back in the labor movement. Layoffs, union-busting, and slash-and-burn budgets are squeezing working people. Rank-and-file union members and community activists are rebuilding solidarity and fighting back together. Join us. »
Slide Presentation, Q & A, and Discussion with Lacey Kohlmoos of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, in Detroit. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a massive “free trade agreement” that isn’t really about trade. It’s now being negotiated behind closed doors and influenced by over 600 corporate advisers. If it passes, the TPP will shape what governments do on labor rights, global health, food safety, consumer rights, financial regulations, and the environment. Yes, it’s that big. »
New York 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, stewards, and community activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. »
Labor Notes Troublemakers School is coming to Portland! Amid layoffs, legislative union-busting, cuts to education and social services, unemployment, foreclosures, and rising student debt, working people are rebuilding solidarity and fighting back. Portland troublemakers—union and non-union workers, union leaders, and community activists—will participate in a day of skill-building workshops and strategy discussions to create a stronger workers’ movement. »
Amid layoffs, budget cuts, and legislative attempts to break unions, working people and communities are fighting back and rebuilding solidarity. LA's Troublemakers School will bring together union activists from across Southern Cal for a day of networking, skill building, and strategy discussion. Saturday, June 11, 2011 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Pasadena City College1570 E. Colorado Blvd.,Pasadena »
Amid layoffs, budget cuts, and legislative attempts to break unions, working people and communities are fighting back and rebuilding solidarity. Chicago's Labor Notes Troublemakers School will bring together labor and community activists for a day of networking, skill building, and strategy discussion. Arturo Velasquez Institute2800 S. Western Ave.,Chicago Read here what happened at the School. »
The protests at the Capitol have shown what working people are made of.  How do we build on the protests, protect what we have—and lay the foundation to fight for more? Led by experienced labor activists, our workshops will explore strategies to fight back and give you the hands-on skills to make it happen. »
March for Educational Justice
Corporate America has created the worst crisis for workers and communities in decades, and we’re paying the price for their greed. How do we unite and fight for a better future? Come share ideas and strategies with fellow unionists, activists, and community members. Registration opens at 9am, Panels and workshops beginning at 9:30AM, until 7PM. Lunch included. Reception following the closing session. Read here what happened at the School. »

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