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 …

Labor History through Film

Discussion led by: Professor David Nack Films to be screened include: The Bay View Massacre Fist Full of Lightening Can’t Take No More Eye of the Storm Divided We Fall (Wisconsin Uprising 2011 excerpted) Global …

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. …

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 …

Steward Training

This two-day steward training class will sharpen your skills and boost your effectiveness as a leader – enabling you to enforce your contract, represent your members, and build a more powerful organization in your workplace. …

The NLRB Case Decisions Changing Policy

This online class is part of a webinar series. In the final session, we will review the host of recent changes made by the Board through Unfair Labor Practice caselaw. This includes a discussion of …

The NLRB’s Recent Rule Making to Change Policy

This online class is part of a webinar series. In this session, we will focus exclusively on the NLRB’s changes to policy through rule making. This will include a look at the 2019 rule changing …

The Role & Structure of the NLRB

This online class is part of a webinar series. In our first class, we will review the basics of the National Labor Relations Act, as well as the structure of the National Labor Relations Board. …

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 …