Preparing for Bargaining | Residential institute


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 positions you for success. You will learn about:

  • Factors that influence bargaining
  • The bargaining process
  • Research and proposal costing
  • Mobilizing members
  • Developing a bargaining plan and campaign

Class Details

When: Dec 5 – 6, 2022 | Mon – Tue, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Where: UW-Madison Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison WI 53706


Tuition: $550 | Bundle and save! Register for two classes held in the same week and save at registration! Bundled tuition is only $1,050.


Register by: Nov 18


Room block closes: Nov 4


Class lodging: A block of hotel rooms are available for class participants to reserve on campus at the Fluno Center, located at 601 University Ave., Madison, WI 53715. Participants are responsible for arranging their own lodging and parking. We encourage you to secure your lodging soon after registering for your class to ensure a hotel room for your stay in Madison. To reserve your room call the Fluno Center directly at 608-441-7117 and reference your institute for the block rate. If you need parking, inform the center when you book your room.