Join Teamster Sisters and Brothers at this inspiring gathering of grassroots union activists, dynamic union leaders, and all-around troublemakers.
The conference is held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, near Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
Meet Teamster reform leaders and activists working for change in our union. A Teamster meeting will be held on Saturday.
More than 100 meetings and workshops include secrets of a successful organizer, beating apathy, running for union office, winning contract campaigns, bargaining over technology, assertive grievance handling, and inside campaigns.
Learn how some unions are working with their communities to fight privatization, tax the rich, run ballot initiatives, bargain around the ACA health care reform, organize without collective bargaining rights, and organize along the global supply chain.
Schedule: Workshops and meetings begin 1 p.m. Friday, April 4, and end at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6.
Registration: $130. Includes Saturday banquet. Also, get a discounted subscription to the monthly print edition of Labor Notes, just $20 when you register.
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Near Rosemont CTA train station (Blue Line).
Hotel Booking: Single/Double/Triple/Quad: $115 per night. Book at labornotes.org/2014/hotel or call the hotel at 877-337-5793. Mention "Labor Notes Conference" to get the conference room rate (guaranteed until March 12).
Air Travel: Fly to Chicago O'Hare (ORD). There is a free shuttle to the hotel.
Childcare: Available for a donation for children over 1 year old. Request by March 12.