Labor

Bargaining Kick Off Rally

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Wed, Nov 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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November 13th is the first day of our negotiations with U-M's academic HR. Please join us in showing university leadership that graduate students support GEO's platform and the bargaining team!

There will be a few speakers -- President Emily Gauld, Rep Yousef Rahbi, Bargaining Committee Chair Sumeet and more. Then we will march the bargaining team to the Michigan League where negotiations begin at noon.

Bring musical instruments or noisemakers if you have them.

See you there!

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The Diag

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Pickets and Protests 101

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Sat, Oct 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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journey of faith church 1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4916, United States

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Solidarity Committee Meeting

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Sun, Oct 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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3rd floor Freespace

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Journey of Faith Christian Church, 1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Stand With UAW Workers and Bernie!

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Wed, Sep 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

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BERNIE will visit the Poletown DHAM Picket Line

Wednesday, September 25 - 10:30 am

2500 E. Grand Blvd. Detroit

Make Plans To Be There!

The Bernie campaign asks that people keep signage focused on support for the UAW. We are especially interested in inviting UAW members and other union members who support Bernie. But please wear Bernie t-shirts or buttons if you have them.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2454422151513267/

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General Motors Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly Plant
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2500 E Grand Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48211

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Washtenaw Solidarity w Farmworkers Fall Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Oct 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

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Interested in learning more about farmworkers and farmworker labor? Come to our monthly meeting to learn more about what Washtenaw Solidarity with Farmworkers is involved with this Fall!

This meeting will be child friendly, and wheelchair accessible. Please email washsolidaritywfarmworkers@gmail.com with any questions!

https://www.facebook.com/events/479115016006493/

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Graduate Employees' Organization 3550
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339 E Liberty St, Suite 340, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Labor Movie Night

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Tue, Sep 3, 2019 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm

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9 to 5 (1980)
Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.

9pm
Intermission Trivia

10pm
The Belko Experiment (2016)
In a twisted social experiment, eighty Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

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Eightball Saloon, 208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Social media training

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Tue, Jul 30, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Are you a local union leader struggling to communicate with your membership over social media? Just interested in learning more?

Join HVALF for a social media training for local unions hosted by MI AFL-CIO Communications Director Ryan Sebolt. We will meet at the LEO/GEO offices on the third floor of 339 E Liberty in Ann Arbor.

https://www.facebook.com/events/861057480936956/

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339 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2276, United States

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UAW Local 2500 Presents: A Town Hall With Rep. Rashida Tlaib

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Fri, Aug 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Come out to the inaugural elected official town hall event being held by the UAW Local 2500 CAP Committee!

We are proud to give our members and the public at large the opportunity to hear from Congresswoman Tlaib on the issues we face, as well as offer the opportunity for attendees to ask any questions they may have about local, state, or federal politics as part of our mission to assist with political education.

UAW members will also have the opportunity to learn about the work that CAP does, and to sign up to donate to V-CAP at their workplace.

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PJ's Lager House

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What's the IWW? / come socialize and learn about the Wobblies!

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Tue, Jul 30, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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If you've ever wanted to know more about unions or wondered what that IWW is about, now's your chance to meet some Ypsi Wobs and learn more about the IWW does! Or maybe you’re familiar and just want to hang with like minds - either way we’ll have some folks talking about workplace union organizing, tenant union organizing, worker power, and how the IWW organizes.

We’re meeting at the Corner brewery (on Forest in Ypsi) and we’ll be hanging out for a couple hours. Come get a beer (or ginger ale), see what the IWW has been up to and hang with fellow workers!

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Arbor Brewing Company

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July General Meeting / Special Topic: Schools & Strikes

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Sat, Jul 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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July monthly meeting!

The Public Education Working Group will be organizing a panel with New York-based author Eric Blanc, author of "Red State Revolt: The Teachers’ Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics," Jamila Martin, of 482 Forward, who will talk about equitable funding for public schools, Jason Hackney on the charter/privatization complex in Michigan, and Hussein Beydoun of Detroit DSA and MI Ed Justice who will address the role of standardized testing in privatization.

We will also be voting on endorsements in upcoming municipal races.

Location: 
Ant Hall
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2320 Caniff Avenue, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

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