Archive for October, 2010

Working Conditions at Network

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Look for these workshops at Network next week and join the conversation and the struggle for better working conditions in ABE!

Wednesday workshops (Nov. 3)

  • The Boss Can’t Do That, Can He? 1:00 p.m. (Worker rights information for teaching your students)
  • Organizing for Better Working Conditions- New this year!! 3:00 p.m.
    What rights do you have to organize for better working conditions? What are some strategies to improve pay and working conditions? How do you organize a union? What are some steps you could take to build for a union organizing drive? Led by UMass Labor Extension staff.

Thursday workshops (Nov. 4)

  • Improving Working Conditions – Strategies from the Field – 8:30 a.m. How do those programs famous for their above-average working conditions do it? Come hear the panel of directors from El Centro del Cardenal, the Worker Education Program at U.Mass Dartmouth, and the Worker Education Program in Boston. ACLS representatives will be present- ask them your burning questions!
  • Know Your Rights as an ABE Worker – 10:15 a.m.  Your basic worker rights. This workshop is led by the dynamic staff of the UMass Labor Extension programs.

Register for Network! See you there November 3rd and 4th!