Meet Teacher Strikers & Reformers at the TDU Convention

At the TDU Convention, you'll hear first-hand from union Teachers' activists about the key organizing lessons from the strikes and innovative ways workers are uniting to confront attacks on labor and public services.

Earlier this year, teachers across the country launched a wave of strikes, walkouts, sickouts and rallies that won big gains, galvanized members, and showed how strikes can win.

Much of the initiative and organizing of the strikes did not come from union leaderships, but from TDU-like rank-and-file networks.

At the TDU Convention, you'll hear first-hand from union Teachers' activists about the key organizing lessons from the strikes and innovative ways workers are uniting to confront attacks on labor and public services.

NicoleMcCormick.jpgNicole McCormick is a middle school music teacher and was a leader of the 2018 West Virginia Educator Strike. She was one of the moderators of the 24,000-member Facebook group that teachers and school support staff used to organize. She is currently President of the Mercer County Education Association.

 

 

 

barbara-madeloni-400.pngBarbara Madeloni is an activist in Educators for a Democratic Union and helped lead a rank-and-file upsurge that elected her President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association. She helped transform the MTA into a more democratic and fighting union, and is now the Education Coordinator at Labor Notes.

 

 

 


If you haven't already, register today.
Click here for more info or call 313-842-2600 to register today. TDU staff can help you make your travel plans.

TDU Convention -- November 2-4, 2018   Chicago O'Hare Holiday Inn

 

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Landslide Victory in Des Moines Local 90

Members in Des Moines Local 90 have voted for new leadership and a new direction. Teamsters for Action activists campaigned for change at worksites across Iowa. They built a rank-and-file movement and today they won election with 80 percent of the vote. 

Join the TDU Builder's Club!

TDU members helped win new leadership in the Teamsters—and we're not done yet! We're launching a campaign to build TDU to meet the challenges ahead.

View More News Posts