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Photo: Jim West / jimwestphoto.com The United Auto Workers have launched a major strike at select plants of all the Big 3 automakers. Some 13,000 auto workers are on strike in Ohio, Michigan, and Missouri. The UAW is expected to announce more strike targets on Friday, September 22, turning up the heat on the companies.  The members’ demands include:  »
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REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. This workshop has two parts. We ask that you attend both. The sessions will be on Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, from 8 to 10 p.m. Eastern (5 to 7 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. How does racism show up in our workplaces and our unions? What are some strategies to confront it and build solidarity for a stronger, multiracial labor movement? And what can you say to union siblings who aren’t convinced racial justice has anything to do with union politics? »
Are you interested in organizing your co-workers? Do you want to solve problems that you see around you? Perhaps something unfair has happened to you or a co-worker and you want to do something about it? For us, that means getting organized. In this workshop series, based on the book Secrets of a Successful Organizer by Labor Notes, you will learn how to identify the key issues in your workplace, build campaigns to address them, anticipate management tricks and traps, and inspire your peers and co-workers to fight together despite their fears. »
Photo: Jim West / jimwestphoto.com REGISTRATION IS LIMITED - SIGN UP NOW! 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 Thursdays from 8 to 10 p.m. Eastern (5 to 7 p.m. Pacific) on September 14, 21, and 28. We ask that you attend all three workshops in the series. »
A rank-and-file reform caucus is a group of members who set out to transform their union—establishing a new vision and organizing to make it real. »
This workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 5, and will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time (4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific). This is an online workshop and will be held via Zoom. »
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Photo credit: Jim West This workshop has limited capacity and is for stewards and elected officers who work with stewards. Please register only if this applies to you. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 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. »
A group of people, Black, white, Asian, men and women, sit inside wearing masks.  They are deep in discussion.
Photo: Jim West / jimwestphoto.com REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. 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 Mondays from 8 to 10 p.m. Eastern (5 to 7 p.m. Pacific) on August 14, 21, and 28. We ask that you attend all three workshops in the series. »

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