Mission, vision, and values
Advancing the empowerment of working people, labor organizations, and community partners through teaching, research, and service.
Faculty and staff
Faculty have years of real-world experience, advanced degrees in different labor-related fields, and specialize in adult education. Most importantly, they have the evidenced-based research and practical know-how to help empower workers.
One of the first operational components of the Wisconsin Idea, the School has long supported workers, the labor movement, and industrial relations practices throughout Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
Education for workplace democracy.