Okayama JALT:

Unions and You

Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2007 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Michael 'Rube' Redfield

Description:
Professor Rube Redfield will talk about unions in Japan and what they can, and cannot, do for you.

Topics he will cover include:
1. Rights of union members as opposed to non-union teachers.
2. Case studies of union success stories; his and others.
3a. Case studies of union failures, and the reasons why they failed.
3b. The importance of joining a union before problems occur.
4. The nuts and bolts of joining and forming unions/branches for educational workers in Japan.

Rube Redfield works at three universities in Osaka and has had a long involvement with unions in Japan. He is a member of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) and Head of the Trans National Caucus, Educational Workers Amalgamated Union (EWA).

Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Okayama JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 500 yen

Venue: Sankaku A Bldg. 2F, near Omotecho in Okayama City

Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

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