Reflections on Labor Notes 2016

By Gerard Di Trolio and Andrew Stevens With a record number of participants, 2016 Labor Notes conference in Chicago started off with a bang. Day one of the conference launched amidst demonstrations across the city, as the members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) staged events at… Read More

Voices From Labor Notes – Part 2

By David Bush In part 1 of this series I spoke with Kimberly Bowsky an activist in the Chicago Teachers’ Union (CTU) and a member of the Caucus Of Rank-and-file Educators (CORE) about how they got involved with CORE and some of the challenges the CTU faces. I also spoke… Read More

Voices From Labor Notes – Part 1

By David Bush On April 4 Labor Notes, a network of rank-and-file labour activists from across the United States, held its 17th conference. The three day conference in Chicago saw over 2000 attendees participate in over a 100 workshops and meetings ranging in topic from… Read More