Introduction to U.S. Labor and Employment Law

Explore the history and context that created the current system of labor and employment law in the United States. Focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, the Wisconsin Act 10, Right to Work, and …

Advanced Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation appears straightforward but presents many nuances when applied to specific cases. Students will progress to learn how to become a workers’ advocate for injured workers before the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and …

At the Table: The Negotiations Process

Your union has done its planning and preparation, and now it is time to negotiate. What does this look like?  This institute will educate you about what a union does during the bargaining process in …

Preparing for Bargaining

What are the things your union needs to accomplish before you sit down to negotiate with your employer? This institute will guide you through the steps of preparing for collective bargaining in a way that …

Production Standards and Unions

This three-week self-paced introduction explores the genesis of production standards, the scientific management theory of Fredrick Taylor, the fundamentals for setting production standards and characteristics of various systems in use today. The use of standards …