Joe Burns is looking forward to coming to Grand Rapids!
Part I of the Bridge from Organized Labor to Equity series.
ATU Local 836
Fight Back News!
Michigan Operating Engineers
Grand Rapids Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute
Hispanic Center of West Michigan
Urban Core Collective
D4 (Doing Development Differently in Metro Detroit)
Joe Burns: Reviving the Strike
Come hear author and union negotiator Joe Burns. A labor lawyer and former Teamster union president, for over a decade Burns has negotiated labor contracts in health care and the airlines industries, combining old school organizing with creative new tactics, to build solidarity and win.
Joe Burns is the author of two books:
1. Reviving the Strike: How working people can regain power and transform America.
2. Strike Back: Using the militant tactics of Labor’s past to reignite public sector unionism today.
Grand Rapids: Saturday, March 2, at 5pm, Creston Brewery at 1504 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505
“Joe Burns provides us with a clear roadmap to what type of unionism it will take to get working people engaged with communities and back to real prosperity.” Karen Lewis, President, Chicago Teachers Union, Local 1
“All union members should read this book to learn from our past and build a stronger and more effective labor movement now and in the future.” Larry Hanley, International President, Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC
Mark your calendars for March 28th at Creston Brewery for the second event in the Bridge from Organized Labor to Equity series here https://www.facebook.com/events/2199152046835934/