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 …

Intro to Workers’ Compensation

Students will participate in a live presentation and discussion on the basics of the Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation law. This will include a brief discussion on recent changes and the application of COVID-19 as a compensable …

Essentials of Union Leadership

What should every union leader know in order to provide leadership today and guide your organization into the future? This institute will help you prepare for effective leadership, escape the “emergency of the day” routine …