Join with Teamsters at the Labor Notes Conference

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.

Click here for details and to register.

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.

Conference Details

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.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Teamster Officers Salary Report

Every year TDU publishes a nonpartisan report on the salaries of Teamster officials and lets members decide who is working hard to earn it—and who may not be. You can download the list here.

How Teamster Salaries Dramatically Changed—and Why

Top Teamster officials once paid themselves nearly $2 million a year in today’s dollars. TDU, the right to vote, and leaders who put members first have brought salaries in line with the rest of the labor movement.

View More News Posts