2018 Labor Notes Conference has ended


Friday, April 6

5:00pm PDT

7:30pm PDT

Saturday, April 7

9:00am PDT

10:15am PDT

Community-Labor Alliances Sky HarborElijah Edwards, AFSCME 2858 • Roz Pelles, Poor People’s Campaign • Facilitator: Steve Early, labor journalist • Fran Tobin, Alliance for Community Services • Nick Faber, St. Paul Federation of Teachers Public and Private Sector Workers Unite Charles De GaulleRepresentative, APWU Iowa • Megan Hise, Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals • Chris Baehrend, Chicago Teachers Union-ACTS Strikes and Contract Campaigns on Campus MidwayCherrene Horazuk, AFSCME 3800 • Sherry Wolf, Rutgers AAUP-AFT • Tony Johnston, Cook County Community College • Facilitator: Michelle Chen, Belabored podcast • Jane Elliott, King’s College University and College Union, U.K. Voices from the Teacher Uprising Rosemont CTammy Berlin, Jefferson County Teachers Association, Kentucky • Nema Brewer, KY120 United, Kentucky • Dylan Wegela, Arizona Educators United • Rebecca Garelli, Arizona Educators United • Emily Comer, Kanawha Federation of Teachers, West Virginia • Olivia Morris, Kanawha Federation of Teachers, West Virginia Bargaining for Health Care in the Trump Era O'Hare BAutumn Martinez, United Electrical Workers 255 • Facilitator: Mark Dudzic, Labor Campaign for Single-Payer • Peter Knowlton, United Electrical Workers Unions Prepare for Janus and ‘Right to Work’ Rosemont BFacilitator: Larry Bradshaw, SEIU 1021 • Maricruz Manzanares, AFSCME 3299 • Gillian Russom, Union Power, United Teachers Los Angeles • Anh Tran, Professional Staff Congress-CUNY • Barbara Madeloni, Massachusetts Teachers

2:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

6:00pm PDT

7:30pm PDT

Sunday, April 8

9:00am PDT

10:45am PDT

Fighting Privatization ParisStanley Smalls, Amalgamated Transit Union 732 • Ingrid Walker-Henry, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association • Doris Conley-Brooks, United Campus Workers • Edward McDaniel, United Campus Workers • Facilitator: Aaron Brenner, Food and Commercial Workers Belabored: Live! Rosemont DMichelle Chen, Belabored podcast • Sarah Jaffe, Belabored podcast Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (and Your Union) O'Hare AKari Thompson • United Electrical Workers Making Your Union or Community a Sanctuary for Immigrant Workers (S) HartsfieldMaricruz Manzanares, AFSCME 3299 • Eduardo Samaniego, Pioneer Valley Worker Center • Orbelina Alvarado, Nashville Community Defense, Workers Dignity • Facilitator: Guillermo Perez, Steelworkers • Linda Perales, Chicago Teachers • Porfirio Quintano, National Union of Healthcare Workers Doing Politics Differently United BMike Parker, Richmond Progressive Alliance • Jackie Charles, United Working Families Chicago • Kali Akuno, Cooperation Jackson • Facilitator: Stacy Davis-Gates, Chicago Teachers Picking a Job for the Long Haul LAX ARyan Haney, Teamsters 745 • Sean Petty, New York State Nurses • Facilitator: Amy Bromsen, Auto Workers, retired • Paul Prescod, WE Caucus, Philadelphia Teachers • Sarah Chambers, CORE, Chicago Teachers Labor’s New Sources of Leverage United ALeonard Riley, International Longshoremen’s Association 1422 • Facilitator: Ella Mahony, Jacobin/NewsGuild • Mark Meinster, Warehouse Workers for Justice • Kim Moody, National Union of Journalists, U.K. Organizing Community-Labor Alliances CapitalNil Sendil, Fight for $15 and Fairness/Workers’ Action Centre • Facilitator: Jonathan Rosenblum, organizer • Kimberly Goldbaum, Chicago Teachers • Consuelo Vargas, National Nurses United