2018 Labor Notes Conference has ended


Friday, April 6

1:00pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

4:15pm PDT

5:00pm PDT

7:30pm PDT

Saturday, April 7

9:00am PDT

10:15am PDT

Choosing an Organizing Database DFW Adatabase consultant • Brendan O’Sullivan Using Social Media in Your Campaigns United AJoe Brusky, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association • Melissa Zombor, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association Democracy Depends on Journalism, Journalism Depends on the Union Narita BJaviera Quintana, Vice Canada • Jen Phillis, Jacobin • Amanda Hess, New York Times • Kristina Bui, L.A. Times • Facilitator: Nastaran Mohit, NewsGuild of New York 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 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 Black Lives Matter in Schools LindberghGeorgia Flowers-Lee, Union Power, United Teachers Los Angeles • Audrey Murph-Brown, EDU, Springfield Education Association • Cristina Duncan Evans, BMORE, Baltimore Teachers • Faciltator: Ismael Jimenez, WE Caucus, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers • Rosie Frascella, MORE, United Federation of Teachers Health Care Staffing Fights DFW BElaine Morley, Communications Workers 1168 • Facilitator: Laurie Bahr, Minnesota Nurses • Pat Kane, New York State Nurses • Mark Land-Ariizumi, National Union of Healthcare Workers Unions and Veterans Fight V.A. Privatization International Ballroom CMarilyn Park, V.A. Council, AFGE • Co-facilitator: Ian Hoffman, AFGE • Co-facilitator: Sara Kuntzler, AFGE • Anne Lindgren, AFGE • Barry Romo, Vietnam War veteran, Right to Heal Campaign • Mark Dykes, SEIU • Tania Smith, National Nurses United Tackling Amazon and the Logistics Bosses: Reports from around the Globe International Ballroom EAldo Milani, Si COBAS, Italy • Aga Mroz, Workers Initiative, Poland • Magda Malinowska, Workers Initiative, Poland • Facilitator: Louise Tikas • KD, Angry Workers of the World, U.K. Confronting Right-Wing Strategies beyond Janus and ‘Right to Work’ ParisTim Tharp, Washington Federation of State Employees (AFSCME) • Facilitator: Francisco Cendejas, United Teachers Los Angeles • Amy Mizialko, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association • Tony Pecinovsky, Workers Education Society • Anthony Brown, Texas State Employees Union Overcoming Racism and Sexism in the Workplace International Ballroom BLorene Scheer, retired organizer, Teamsters and SEIU 503 • Cynthia Phinney, Maine AFL-CIO • Terry Day, Center for Working Life • Facilitator: Joe Fahey, former co-chair, Teamsters for a Democratic Union

2:00pm PDT

Health Care Goes Lean and Mean Narita AMark Brenner, Labor Notes Policy Committee • Mary Cornacchia, Massachusetts Nurses • Xenia Green, New York Nurses Researching Your Employer (S) United AUnited Teachers Los Angeles • Grace Regullano Strikes Rosemont CAkbar Bibb, SEIU 1021 • Facilitator: Pam Galpern, Communications Workers 1101 • Josey Allgor, Communications Workers 1101 • James Hogan, Steelworkers 5114 • Rick Norman, Steelworkers 5114 • Brandon Wolford, Mingo County Education Association, West Virginia Defending Public Health Care DFW BFacilitator: John Pearson, SEIU 1021 • Rochelle Lowe, National Nurses United Chicago • Jacqueline Gilbert, New York State Nurses • Michael D’Intinosanto, Massachusetts Nurses Amazon, UPS, USPS: Workers Fighting Back in the Age of E-Commerce International Ballroom ANick Perry, Teamsters 413 • Facilitator: Melissa Rakestraw, Letter Carriers 825 • Keith Richardson, American Postal Workers Union, Chicago • Marvin Harvey, Amazon warehouse worker Trans and Queer Politics in Workplace Organizing Drives: Lessons from NYC Sex-Toy Store Organizing International Ballroom FLena Solow, Communications Workers 1180 • Michelle Esther O’Brien, Graduate Student Organizing Committee, Auto Workers 2110 • Phoenix Casino, Babeland worker, RWDSU • Nico Fuentes, Pleasure Chest worker • Stephanie Basile, Communications Workers Develop the Leaders Your Union Needs LAX BNick Bedell • Transport Workers What Is Socialism? MalpensaBianca Cunningham, Communications Workers District 1 • Mary Virginia Watson, AFSCME 3299 • Elaine Bernard, National Writers Union • Clancy Harris, Communications Workers

4:15pm PDT

Sunday, April 8

10:45am PDT

1:00pm PDT