UE at Labor Notes

The magazine Labor Notes, dedicated to “putting the movement back in the labor movement,” holds conferences every two years, which UE encourages our members (and all trade unionists) to participate in. The next Labor Notes Conference is being held from June 17- 19, 2022. Register by May 1 to save $45 per registration.

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The National Union strongly encourages rank-and-file participation in Labor Notes. Because we want you to go, we will cover hotel (in a shared room) and registration costs (including Saturday evening banquet) for seven members from each region.

To secure this subsidy, please coordinate with your Regional President. The deadline for subsidy requests is April 25.


WHEN: 9am June 17 - 3pm June 19, 2022

REGISTRATION: Event registration is $170, with a $45 discount if you register by 5/1. Basic registration does not include the Saturday night banquet.

WHERE: The Hyatt Regency O’Hare at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, located near the Rosemont CTA train Station (Blue Line). You will want to fly into Chicago O’Hare (ORD). There is a free shuttle to the hotel.

HOTEL: Rooms are $163 per night and can accommodate four people. The National Union has reserved a block of rooms (contact Director of Education Kari Thompson at (901) 626-9470 or kthompson@ueunion.org).

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: For everyone’s safety, to attend the 2022 Labor Notes Conference you must show proof you are fully vaccinated against Covid. Additionally, masks will be required indoors throughout the conference.

MORE INFORMATION: labornotes.org/2022

Read about UE's participation in the 2018 and 2016 Labor Notes Conferences. The 2020 conference was replaced with a smaller online event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.