WHAT IS THE LABOR GUILD?
The Labor Guild. an agency of the Archdiocese of Boston (RCAB), is a membership organization of over 1800 individuals, organizations and institutions involved in all aspects of labor-management relations. We promote good order and justice in today’s workplace by inspiring, motivating and helping men and women to act with conscience, know-how and courage in labor-management relations. Welcome!
Since 1945, the Guild has provided over 50,000 students and working practitioners with… MORE
“IF MEN AND WOMEN HAVE A RIGHT TO CAPITALIZE THEIR IDEAS AND THE RESOURCES OF THEIR COUNTRY, THEN THAT IMPLIES THE RIGHT OF MEN AND WOMEN TO CAPITALIZE THEIR LABOR.” — FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
LABORWRITES – THE GUILD BLOG
We had an excellent Spring Term Graduation last night at our Guild home base in Braintree. There was a special energy in the room as our 50 graduates listened to speeches, sang, celebrated, and received their diplomas. The program was packed with inspiring words from...read more
“I wanted to contribute, especially after the election, to strengthening unions and thinking about what the labor movement was going to look like going forward. So I was looking for insights for a while, both for broader movement and to work within my own union to...read more
Each week, as part of our School Blog, we’ll hear from a student enrolled in the course about the topics being covered, what they’re learning, and more! This week’s reflection is written by Steve Izzo, Teamsters Local Local 25. I am very grateful to have attended this...read more
“If I had to say something to my younger self it would be, ‘Stay more involved from the beginning. Go to more union meetings. It’s so important for everyone to stay involved.’” –Brian Caulfield Each week, we’ll share a post getting to know a member of the Guild...read more
“I think the only solution to this is to know the person producing your food. Know your farmer.” – Chuck Currie (speaking about the problem of misleading organic certifications) “Find a way to get to the farmer, rather than have the farmer come to you.” – Pat Stewart...read more
“I always like to improve my method of organizing. There’s always something to learn.” –Martin Sanchez Each week, we’ll share a post getting to know a member of the Guild community. This week, we’re excited to learn from Martin Sanchez, Organizer, New England Regional...read more
Three Lessons from the Pope's TED 2017 Talk. Looking to be inspired? Check out this 17-minute video. Pope Francis made a surprise appearance at the TED 2017 annual "Technology, Entertainment and Design" conference in Vancouver on Tuesday as he spoke about power,...read more
Course Reflection- Resistance in a Trump Presidency: Winning Strategies for Progressive Electoral and Legislative Campaigns
Each week, as part of our School Blog, we’ll hear from a student enrolled in the course about the topics being covered, what they’re learning, and more! This week’s reflection is written by returning blogger Wini Peterson, Secretary, MTA – METRO Regional Office. I’ve...read more
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Bylaws Review Workshop with Patti Legault-Frank
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Unlocking the Mysteries of Just Cause
Labor lawyer and author Robert M. Schwartz will present on “Seven Basic Principles of Just Cause.” A discussion entiteld “Building a Campaign for Just Cause for All,” led by Rand Wilson, will follow. See more details here. Register NOW!
SAVE THE DATE: 9/11/17
2017 Fall Term Courses Begin!
6/7 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Salt of the Earth Awards, hosted by Community Labor United, InterContinental Boston, Boston, MA. More info coming soon.
7/23 – 7/25
Women’s Institute for Leadership Development Annual Summer Institute, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA. More info here.
11/04/2017 8 am – 2 pm
Save the date! 9th Annual Archdiocesan Justice Convocation, Boston College High School, Boston, MA. More info to come.