Trabajadores de Hierro: Creando Puentes tras la Brecha Cultural

Descripcíon
Ironworkers believe that lives are changed when workers stand together. We are willing to share strategies to bring about needed changes.
Información del Taller
Fecha de Evento: 
Jue, 06/24/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Local del Evento: 
Cobo Hall: M3-32
Descripción Entera: 

"An Overview of Organizing Strategies in the Construction Industry with Broader Applications"
“The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. . . . economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old age pensions, government relief for the destitute . . .” Martin Luther King Jr.

It is this legacy that drives organizing efforts among the building trades. We knows that lives are changed for the better when workers stand together. The Ironworkers are committed to that goal and are willing to share strategies to bring about needed changes. The commonsense methods used in organizing workers are of value to the progressive movement in general. We offers insights into some of these techniques for the benefit of all and examples where successes have be realized.

Nombre de el/la organizador/a : 
Mike Watters
Correo-e de el/la organizador/a: 
organmike290@sbcglobal.net
Language(s): 
en
Tracks: 
Estrategias para la Construcción de Poder y Asegurando las Necesidades de la Comunidad (vivienda, educación, puestos de trabajo, aire limpio ...)
Organizando un movimiento sindical para el siglo 21: crisis y oportunidades
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