Collective Action on the Rise: How the Labor Movement Can Sustain the Momentum of Change

From teachers marching for raises to young workers signing union cards, a wave of collective action is sweeping across the country and securing a better economic deal for working families. This panel of workers and organizers will discuss recent organizing victories as well as ongoing campaigns, sharing on-the-ground insights about what’s working and what comes next.
July 10, 2018

AFL-CIO
815 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20006

Come hear from working people who are leading some of the biggest, most exciting campaigns in the labor movement:
 

FEATURED CAMPAIGNS

   • West Virginia teachers (AFT)
   • JetBlue in-flight crew (Transport Workers)
   • Harvard teaching and research assistants (UAW)
   • Marriott hotel workers (UNITE HERE)
   • And others...

MODERATOR

Michelle Chen, @meeshellchen
Contributing writer, The Nation
 

REMARKS BY

Richard Trumka, @RichardTrumka
President of the AFL-CIO

Despite an onslaught of attacks on the freedom to organize, including the recent Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME, working people are joining together on a scale we haven’t seen in years. From teachers marching for raises to young workers signing union cards, a wave of collective action is sweeping across the country and securing a better economic deal for working families.

This panel of workers and organizers will discuss recent organizing victories as well as ongoing campaigns, sharing on-the-ground insights about what’s working and what comes next.