“Dynamic and awe inspiring” Kristi Baker from Alaska, and Californians Jess Lima and Mark DeWeerdt are the latest Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP) graduates and recipients of NSO scholarships. HTUP, which ran from Jan. 9 to Feb. 19, 2017, prepares union activists to meet the challenges of leadership within their unions and society. This was […]
The results are in from the NSO Membership Engagement Survey circulated to NSO members last fall. More than 1,000 members responded to questions which provided demographic data, along with information on member needs and interests.
In his welcome, NSO President Brad Darjean opened the 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat by asking participants, “Are you ready to build the future? If so, you’ve come to the right place!” Borrowing from the event’s theme of “Building for the Future: Are You Ready?” Darjean reminded the audience that this signature NSO event gives members […]
NSO’s Coordinated Bargaining Council Conference (CBC) in November brought out more than 70 affiliate presidents and chief bargainers for both a national and regional meeting on bargaining issues and strategies.
The Midwest Regional Advocacy training was held Sept. 24 in Minneapolis with 56 members in attendance. This was the second such successful training; the first was held last spring in the southeast.
An election will be held at the 2017 Representative Assembly for the following NSO Executive Committee positions for a two-year term (June 12, 2017-June 2019): Region 1 Director Region 3 Director Region 5 Director Region 7 Director At Large A Director At Large B Director
Unions and their members are now living in a new reality since last November’s election. Because of that, we have to be ready to face the challenges that a new administration is sure to send our way. The latest edition of “Are You Ready?” provides tips and strategies to make sure our affiliates are strong […]
Rosemary Wolf, long-time NSO and WEASO member and a former Region 7 Director, passed away on January 23. She had been hospitalized with pneumonia. Her family has set up a GoFundMe account at https://www.gofundme.com/rosemary-wolf-expenses to help with hospital expenses, There will be a Celebration Of Life for Rosemary on March 18, at 2:00 pm at […]