People march on January 5, 2019 in La Rochelle during a demonstration called by the yellow vests (gilets jaunes) movement. (Getty/Photo Montage by Salon)
This year, thousands of teachers, hotel workers, Google employees, and others walked off the job and won major gains. Which raises two questions: Why now? And will this continue?
Source: The Return of the Strike
AP/Karla Ann Cote
The Supreme Court’s ruling was expected to diminish union membership. But so far, many unions have actually increased their numbers since the verdict. Conservative groups are working to reverse that trend in the long run.
Illustrations by Richard Mia
The NYC Central Labor Council with the Murphy Institute and the Worker Institute at Cornell ILR are running a series of workshops on “Janus and Beyond: Workshops for a New Reality.” Attached is a full listing of the workshops and a link to register. Please note, Metro is leading the third workshop: Communication and Messaging. Please join us for this timely discussion. Metro will pay 50% of the cost for Metro Individual Associate Members – just for this workshop. When you register, just indicate that you’re a Metro member. Link to register is below and a complete list of workshops.
#3. Thursday, August 30, 2018 10 am – 12 pm $50
Communication and Messaging In the two months since the decision, what have we learned about how to talk with our members about Janus and our unions? Metro NY Labor Communications Council will lead a discussion on the fundamentals of crafting a power message about Janus, and dig into the variety of tools – from printed materials to social media – that can help us disseminate our messages.