The 2022 Labor Notes Conference was by far our biggest yet, with 4,000 attendees swapping experiences and discussing strategies to put the movement back in the labor movement.
Now, we are excited to announce the details of the 2024 Labor Notes Conference:
WHEN: Friday, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, 2024
WHERE: Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, Illinois »
Join labor activists from around Alabama - and the whole region - to strategize, share skills, and learn ways to organize to win.
Troublemakers Schools are day-long mini-conferences that cover organizing skills and highlight real-world examples of taking on the boss — and winning. Whether you're new to union activism or are an experienced union activist, there's something there for you!
Workshops will include: »
Bringing together union members, labor activists, and local officers, a Troublemakers School is an incredible space for networking, building solidarity, and sharing successes, strategy, and inspiration. It’s a real shot in the arm for newbies and seasoned activists alike.
Members who attend will get inspired. Hear speakers from the front lines of recent struggles. »
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. This workshop is for stewards and officers who work with stewards - capacity is limited
The workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 20 and will run from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern (5 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom.
Gripes and grievances - what's the difference? How can a steward take a litany of complaints and separate them out into something they can take action on? How should a steward handle something that might not be a grievance, but is still a legit issue? »
Photo: Jim West / jimwestphoto.com
Registration is closed. Look for our October series coming soon.
These workshops are based on our widely-acclaimed book, Secrets of a Successful Organizer. These trainings will be held via Zoom.
The sessions will run Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30pm Eastern (4:30-6:30pm Pacific) on September 14, 21, and 28. We ask that you attend all three workshops in the series. »
New to Labor Notes? Want to hear about exciting things going on in the labor movement? Want to meet and troubleshoot with other labor organizers?
Join us for a "Labor Notes 101" session! In this session you'll:
hear lessons from people involved in fights big and small
get connected with other activists
learn more about what Labor Notes is all about
get connected to resources to help your organizing
This meeting will be on Wednesday, September 7th from 8-9pm Eastern (5-6pm Pacific), on Zoom. »
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
The workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 17 and will run from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Eastern (5 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom.
Grievances are a lot more than what you write down on a grievance form or what gets said in a grievance hearing. Some of the most important work that goes into winning a grievance happens before you even file, and pays off big time if a grievance ends up going to arbitration. »