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.
“For generations, unions have been the best path to the middle class for working people like you and me, said Megan Tuttle, NEA-New Hampshire President. “But in this highly-rigged economy, unions like ours are under attack, from the White House and Capitol Hill, and now the Supreme Court. These attacks are designed to make it harder for working people to get ahead. The top 1% want nothing more than to silence us from fighting for our students, our schools, our paychecks, and our benefits.”
Walter Nagle and Stuart Applebaum, President, RWDSU
Source: Bayard & Me | AFL-CIO
The echoes of the Battle of Blair Mountain, the nation’s largest armed labor uprising, still reverberate throughout West Virginia’s rolling hills—and its classrooms. Starting on February 25, all of the state’s public schools closed for nearly two weeks, as teachers statewide joined picket lines. The protest was the culmination of years-long objections to low pay; […]