LER Master Calendar

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    The class will discuss ways to educate, organize, and mobilize the members. We will review examples of how some locals have succeeded in transforming their unions. Topics include collective action around grievances; confronting and overcoming divisions such as over race, gender, or immigration status; responding to apathetic or anti-union members; organizing member-to-memb

Saturday, December 8, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    What does the history of the U.S. look like when viewed from the point of view of those who built the country? The class reviews working class and labor history since the Civil War, but focuses (with films) on some key labor struggles such as the 1894 Pullman Strike; organizing in the mine and textile industries; the growth of trade unionism; the rise of the CIO and the au

Saturday, December 15, 2018