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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

  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

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

  • Workeplace Rights

    • American 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!