labor Beating Apathy - How to Organize Your Workplace
Are there problems where you work? Maybe your pay is too low, conditions are unsafe, or the boss has it in for someone you work with--and you're ready to do something about it.
This free course will show you how to fight back where you work and win. Beating Apathy is a step-by-step guide to building power on the job.
Covering 29 of the 47 secrets from the smash hit Labor Notes book Secrets of a Successful Organizer, it's packed with real-life examples, practical tips, and hands-on exercises to help you apply the insights and know-how of generations of organizers.
In eight downloadable lessons you'll discover how to:
Identify the key issues in your workplace
Build campaigns to tackle them
Anticipate management's tricks and traps
Inspire your co-workers to stand together despite their fears
What to Expect
LESSON 1: HOW TO GET UNSTUCK
Do you ever feel like your co-workers don't care?
LESSON 2: HOW AN ORGANIZER TALKS... AND LISTENS
It all starts with one-on-one conversations.
LESSON 3: ASSEMBLE YOUR DREAM TEAM
To build power you must understand who does what where.
LESSON 4: CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES
What makes a good issue to organize around?
LESSON 5: SWING INTO ACTION
Start pushing management to address your goal.
LESSON 6: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
How will you cope with backlash and roadblocks?
LESSON 7: ALWAYS BE ORGANIZING
Keep it going beyond a single campaign.
LESSON 8: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
A real-life case study brings together the secrets.
How it Works
To get started, just fill out the form above. It's free!
Once you're signed up, check your email to activate your account. The first three lessons will become available for download right away.
After that you get another new lesson every seven days, until you have all eight. We'll email you once a week to alert you when a new lesson is available.