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SAVE THE DATE!2020 LABOR NOTES CONFERENCEAPRIL 17-19, 2020CHICAGO, ILLINOIS We're excited to announce that the next Labor Notes Conference will take place April 17-19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illinois. »
It’s bigger than one workplace. From teachers to truck drivers and dockworkers to dietitians, greedy corporations are pushing a coordinated agenda to slash wages, abolish pensions, outsource jobs, and gut public services. We’ll need unity to fight back and win. Activists from across the Pacific Northwest are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. »
Four women carrying picket signs for AFSCME 3299 strike
The Labor Notes Troublemakers School is coming back to the Bay! Join union members and other local labor and community activists for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement. A light breakfast, lunch, and a copy of the Labor Notes classic A Troublemaker's Handbook 2 are included with registration. »
Detroit 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 activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are provided with cost of registration. WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. WHERE: Wayne State University, DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave, Detroit »
Click here to register. Since 1979, Labor Notes has been home to the troublemaking wing of the labor movement. The pages of our magazine are filled with the stories of workers who are working to transform their unions, to take on the boss, to fight for racial justice. »
Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Plumbers and Steamfitters Building, 701 W. State St., Ithaca, NY Upstate 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 and labor activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times. »
Click here to register. In the past six months, over 50 workers, students, and labor activists in China have been arrested or disappeared by the government. Their crime? Supporting workers at the Jasic welding equipment factory in their legal efforts to form a union. »
Come celebrate 40 years of making trouble with Labor Notes at our anniversary issue release party in New York City on February 1st. There will be speakers from four generations of troublemaking, cash bar, dance party! SPECIAL GUEST: Arlene Inouye, Secretary and Bargaining Chair of United Teachers Los Angeles. Arlene will join us in person to celebrate and share the lessons of L.A. teachers' victorious 6-day strike. WHEN: Friday, February 1st, 7:00 p.m. »

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