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working towards progress, growth, and hope for the labor movement.

UALE CONFERENCE 2017
Rethink, Rebuild, Revitalize: Education, Labor, Community
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WHAT ARE WORKING GROUPS?
Working Groups are self-organized groups within UALE that
come together around a particular topic or area of interest.
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WOMEN'S SUMMER SCHOOLS
Four regional yearly "women's schools" teach women the skills and
knowledge needed to play leadership roles in their unions.
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UALE REGIONS
UALE has 4 regions Northeast, South, Midwest, and West.
Check the UALE News section about regional activities.
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LABOR STUDIES JOURNAL
Is a multi-disciplinary journal that seeks submissions about work, workers,
labor organizations, labor studies and worker education.
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News and Events

  • UALE issues statement of solidarity with Brazilian Landless Workers Movement

    Since the overthrow of President Dilma Rouseff last August, Brazil's social movements have come under increasing attack from the new rightwing government of Michel Temer. In one particularly egregious case, police and military forces invaded the education center of the Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST), the Movement of

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  • Conference on Precarious Labor in DC, December 5

    "The Challenge of Precarious Labor" is the title of a conference being organized by the Albert Shanker Institute, to be held in Washington, DC on December 5. UALE is a co-sponsor of the event.

    As the conference literature states,

    "Over the last four decades, precarious labor — unstable, contingent or

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  • WA state Labor Ed and Research Center beats Freedom Foundation suit

    by Sarah Laslett

    The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center (WA LERC) started drawing the ire and attention of the right-wing Freedom Foundation back in 2014. It all started because the Freedom Foundation didn’t think it was appropriate for the Labor Center to contract with the Washington State Labor

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  • Applications Open for 2017 Research Grants and New Generation Awards

    In order to promote scholarship in our field, UALE has established two projects to support the work of labor educators: UALE Research Grants, and the New Generation Award.

    The purpose ot the Research Grants is to fund research related to workers, unions, and employment policy. Preference will be given to

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