Wisconsin Labor History Society—38th Annual Conference
How Labor Can Win Again: ‘Direct Action’ strategies of history offer promise for the future
Saturday, April 13th- Registration begins at 8:30am. Program begins at 9:00am and ends at 3:00pm.
Join in the discussion about “Direct Actions,” such as mass general strikes, mass rallies and other innovative tactics have helped workers win better working conditions in past history AND whether such tactics can be effective in the future.
Opening speaker: Dan Kaufman, author of “The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics.” A Wisconsin native, Kaufman is a contributor to the New York Times and has written extensively about the state’s political history and occurrences since the 2011 Wisconsin Uprising.
Union activists and labor historians will also discuss recent actions taken in Wisconsin that have been winners; the conference will end with a discussion as to what will work in the future.
There will be time for open discussion.
Lunch served. If you desire either a vegatarian or gluten free lunch, please email your desires to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Lunch” in your subject line.