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 …

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 …

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 …

Essentials of Leadership | Mar 30–Apr 1

How can you become a more effective leader for your organization? This educational program is applicable to leaders of any social justice, community-based, or nonprofit organization, and will involve real work (you will do actual …

Financial Officer Training | Jan 16–17

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

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 …

Grievance Arbitration | Mar 16–19

Effectively resolving disputes—including utilizing the contractual grievance and arbitration process—is vital for union representatives, stewards, and members. In this class, participants will examine the tools and skills needed to investigate and resolve grievances in different …

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 …

Internal Organizing | Apr 13–15

This is a crucial educational program for any union—especially those seeking to adapt to “open shop” or “Right to Work.” Reinvigorate your union with successful strategies and fundamental principles for membership engagement. Learn how to …