School for Workers is the original university-based labor education program in the United States. Started in 1925 as one of the first operational components of the Wisconsin Idea, the School's faculty and staff have long brought teaching, research, and outreach to thousands of workers, unions and employers throughout Wisconsin, the nation and the world.

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    Virtual Mini-Session Video: American Healthcare in the Era of COVID-19

    Due to technical difficulties, we weren’t able to hold our Virtual Mini-Session on American Healthcare in the Era of COVID-19 in June. But now the video is available for you! How does American health care …

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    Transition at the School for Workers

    Letter from new Director Alexia Kulwiec Greetings to the School for Workers’ greater community: I hope that this notice finds you well. These continue to be challenging times of great change, and I remain hopeful …

  • Latino Voices: State of Latinos Webinar

    July 14th, 6-7:30pm (CST) School for Workers is proud to co-host Latino Voices: State of Latinos Webinar with UFCW United Latinos on July 14th, 6-7:30pm (CST). This webinar will tackle the social, political, labor, and …

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    Virtual Mini-Sessions on Pause

    The School for Workers Virtual Mini-Sessions will no longer be held weekly during the summer. We are working on continuing classes free of charge, moving beyond Facebook Live to a more interactive webinar format. Stay …

  • TODAY! Virtual Mini-Session: Past Practice Grievances

    School for Workers faculty will stream live on Facebook every Wednesday at noon central time. Every week will focus on a different topic. Past Practice Grievances | Wed, June 24 @ Noon on School for Worker’s …

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