American Health Care in the Era of COVID-19 | Part 1

How does American health care compare to health care in other developed countries? How did American health care policy decisions, especially on the Federal level, affect how we have fared in dealing with COVID-19? We will address these questions and briefly consider implications for American organized labor.

How does American health care compare to health care in other developed countries? How did American health care policy decisions, especially on the Federal level, affect how we have fared in dealing with COVID-19? We will address these questions and briefly consider implications for American organized labor. This is part one of two.

Questions or comments? Email Professor Nack at dnack@wisc.edu with subject line Healthcare.

 

American Health Care in the Era of COVID-19 | Part 2

How does American health care compare to health care in other developed countries? How did American health care policy decisions, especially on the Federal level, affect how we have fared in dealing with COVID-19? We will address these questions and briefly consider implications for American organized labor.

How does American health care compare to health care in other developed countries? How did American health care policy decisions, especially on the Federal level, affect how we have fared in dealing with COVID-19? We will address these questions and briefly consider implications for American organized labor. This is part two of two.

Questions or comments? Email Professor Nack at dnack@wisc.edu with subject line Healthcare.

 

Virtual Mini-Session: Past Practice Grievances

Many of us have head the term "past practice," but what does it really mean? We will review the three types of past practice and the five criteria for judging whether a past practice is enforceable through the grievance procedure.

Many of us have heard the term “past practice,” but what does it really mean? We will review the three types of past practice and the five criteria for judging whether a past practice is enforceable through the grievance procedure.

Virtual Mini-Session: Wisconsin Worker’s Comp

A brief introduction to Wisconsin State Worker’s Compensation law, highlighting the rights and obligations of employers and workers.

A brief introduction to Wisconsin State Worker’s Compensation law, highlighting the rights and obligations of employers and workers.

Virtual Mini-Session: Unfair Labor Practices & Bargaining Strategy

Unfair labor practices related to collective bargaining are unfortunately common. We will discuss the various ways employer ULP's may occur before and during negotiations, and how the union's response can be part of a comprehensive bargaining strategy.

Unfair labor practices related to collective bargaining are unfortunately common. We will discuss the various ways employer ULP’s may occur before and during negotiations, and how the union’s response can be part of a comprehensive bargaining strategy.

Virtual Mini-Session: Civics 101

What are our rights as citizens? We will do a quick review of our system of government and representation, as well as discussing our civil liberties in a time of increased government action.

What are our rights as citizens? We will do a quick review of our system of government and representation, as well as discussing our civil liberties in a time of increased government action.

Virtual Mini-Session: Finding and Developing Workplace Leaders

An introduction to the methods you can use to build union capacity in the workplace in order to reduce apathy and achieve your short- and long-term goals.

An introduction to the methods you can use to build union capacity in the workplace in order to reduce apathy and achieve your short- and long-term goals.

Virtual Mini-Session: Agency Implementations of New Protections

Associate Professor Alexia Kulwiec explores statements and reactions of government agencies to the new federal laws passed intended to help workers. How effectively are agencies implementing new regulations during COVID-19?

Associate Professor Alexia Kulwiec explores statements and reactions of government agencies to the new federal laws passed intended to help workers. How effectively are agencies implementing new regulations during COVID-19?

Virtual Mini-Session: Wisconsin Labor History An Epic Story

From the nineteenth right through the twentieth and into the twenty-first century, the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin is filled with triumph and tragedy. We will review some of the highlights of this epic story, which is the historic heritage of us all.

From the nineteenth right through the twentieth and into the twenty-first century, the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin is filled with triumph and tragedy. We will review some of the highlights of this epic story, which is the historic heritage of us all.

Virtual Mini-Session: Voting in a Pandemic

COVID-19 could disrupt the 2020 election without steps to protect its functioning. What preparations must Congress and election jurisdictions across the country make to ensure that no eligible voter is left behind?

COVID-19 could disrupt the 2020 election without steps to protect its functioning. What preparations must Congress and election jurisdictions across the country make to ensure that no eligible voter is left behind?