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Customized Trainings

Whether training is best conducted at your location, in the community, or on the UW-Madison campus, School for Workers has the resources and professional expertise to customize the training you need. Below is a list of typical classes that are available, contact us for subjects that are not listed. If you are interested in arranging a training, complete the speaker request form here or call the main office at 608-262-2112..

Training Topics

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Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

• Arbitration
• Bargaining
• Contract administration
• Dispute resolution
• Health care

Workplace Rights

• Americans with Disabilities Act
• Employment discrimination law
• Family Medical Leave Act
• Immigration and the workplace
• Labor law
• Sexual harassment
• Worker’s compensation

Union Development

• Community engagement
• Internal organizing
• Organizing
• Recruiting and supporting diversity
• Stewards training
• Women’s leadership

Union Administration

• Committee effectiveness
• Effective meetings
• Financial officer training
• Labor-management committees
• Leadership
• Media management
• Strategic planning

What Participants Are Saying

I can’t thank all of you enough for the training. It has been an inspiring, heart opening, risk taking, courage building, strengthening experience that has helped me grow as a leader, a person, employee, a team player, and professional. This has been such a gift. Thank you!