FAIR SHARE AMENDMENT HEARING: Thurs., April 11, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., SEIU State Council office, 145 Tremont St., Boston.
MGM SPRINGFIELD FUNDRAISER: Benefits SEIU Local 888 COPA (Committee on Political Action). Cost: $40. May 4 event includes breakfast sandwich and charter bus, which leaves at 10 a.m. from the Local 888 headquarters, 25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Braintree. Also: as much as $20 in MGM casino scrip and a $10 food credit. For more details, see http://www.seiu888.org/
PROMOTING POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: Wed., May 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m., SEIU State Council office, 145 Tremont St., Boston.