Internal Organizing | Community Class Nov 9

Reinvigorate your union with successful strategies and fundamental principles for membership engagement. Change the “What’s the union done for me lately?” mindset into a more comprehensive sense of collective strength. This class is hosted by …

Union Steward’s Training | Oct 16, 23, & 30

In three Wednesday night sessions, you will sharpen and deepen your stewardship skills and improve your effectiveness as a leader. Class topics will include: The role of a union steward Using the contract to represent …

Intro to Worker’s Compensation | Sep 16-18

The rights and obligations of workers and employers related to worker’s compensation is continuously shifting. This course is intended to provide the basics of the Wisconsin State Worker’s Compensation Law. Participants will hear from faculty, …

Advanced Worker’s Compensation | Sep 19-20

Improve your skills in representing injured workers with an in-depth examination of filing claims and representing workers before administrative law judges. This course is intended for representatives with a working knowledge of Wisconsin’s Worker’s Compensation …

I Just Got Elected – Now What? | Oct 7-9

Effective leadership is essential to the success of local unions. This class can help you make a quick transition into your role and make an impact from the start. You will learn: Qualities of effective …

Financial Officer Training | Oct 10-11

Designed specifically for union financial officers including new treasurers, financial secretaries, trustees, and other union officers, the program covers regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor as well as record-keeping best practices to help you …

Time Study | Oct 21-25

Participants gain a working knowledge of the various systems used to establish a fair day’s work as well as incentive production standards. Instruction covers the theories, assumptions, and applications of stopwatch time study, including conducting …

Labor Law for Building Trades | Nov 4-6

Labor laws relating to bargaining, organizing, and picketing in the building trades differ from those that impact other unions. As a building trades union member, explore the unique labor relations issues specific to your sector. …

Essentials of Bargaining | Dec 2-4

Reaching a satisfactory collective bargaining agreement can be a convoluted balancing act. Learn the basics of the collective bargaining process and how as a worker you can effectively engage and advocate. You will learn: Steps …

Advanced Bargaining Tools | Dec 5-6

Take your skills and knowledge of collective bargaining to the next level. Build on your experience and learn more in-depth about methods for mastering the process. You will learn: Writing and evaluating contract language Negotiating …