The Cement Masons union workshop was transformed into a fashion runway recently for ten Building Futures students who modeled new-to-them business suits from A Wider Circle’s mobile clothing closet. “Building Futures is grateful to A Wider Circle, who not only pulled fabulous, professional clothes out of that big white van, but also respect, hope, and encouragement for our Building Futures students,” said Jennifer Gajdosik. Read more…
photo by Jennifer Gajdosik
Joseph A. Twarog, a highly experienced union negotiator, will walk participants through a tough municipal bargaining exercise aimed at encouraging them to weigh negotiating strategies and tactics in “Negotiating Contracts with State and Local Governments,” coming up April 12-17. Click here for details and to register (just 6 left!). click below to read more...
Pride at Work is launching its newly revised training program at the upcoming LGBT Labor Leadership Training April 17-18 in Washington, DC. The agenda includes "LGBTQ 101, Getting comfortable with appropriate terminology," "LGBTQ and Labor — A Shared History" and much more. Participants must be Pride at Work members (LGBT and union allies are welcome to become members and attend), and participants must commit to working with a local [email protected] chapter.
Keith Ellison, Robert Borosage, Jim Hightower and Vien Truong are among the featured speakers at the upcoming “Populism2015: Building a Movement for People and the Planet” conference on April 18 at the Omni Shoreham. Click here for details and to register.