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  • Information Session for Pre-Apprenticeship Program

    THIS IS WOMEN’S WORK Women interested in applying for the UW-Madison School for Workers pre-apprenticeship program are encouraged to attend an information session on Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30 pm at the Latino Academy (1917 …

  • Updated School for Workers contact info

    In conjunction with the administrative move to University of Wisconsin-Madison, School for Workers has a new and enhanced website and online registration process. Check-out our new website at schoolforworkers.wisc.edu and see our upcoming classes, the latest news, and other programs. …

  • Lessons Learned: Wisconsin Public Worker Unions Under Act 10, and the Janus Decision

    Last year’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME represents another in a long line of legal and legislative blows against organized labor, particularly in the public sector. The implications of that decision will …

  • Legal update for workers

    Updates in regards to the National Labor Relations Board  Comments regarding the NLRB Proposed Joint Employer Standard can still be filed: The NLRB has extended the comment period regarding its proposed Joint Employer rule, which …

  • What is Internal Organizing?

    Do you find yourself wishing that more members were involved in the work of the union? If you could get more members involved – talking to their co-workers and making plans to deal with workplace …

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Upcoming classes

  • Feb 4-5 | Labor and employment law

    Knowing your rights as a 21st-century worker Feb 4-5 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison A critical look at the current state of public and private sector labor laws, workers’ rights under the laws, and …

  • Feb 6-7 | FMLA & ADA

    Applying and enforcing individual employment laws Feb 6-7 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison A comprehensive FMLA and ADA class addressing the requirements, application, regulations, and implementation of the acts. Participants will be prepared in …

  • Feb 25-27 | Internal organizing

    Reinvigorating collective strength Feb 25-27 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison 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 …

  • Mar 9 | Labor History Through Film

    Sat, Mar 9 | 9:30 am – 3:30 pm | at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Professional Studies, Room 116 A screening of labor movement films with discussion led by School for Workers Professor David …

  • Mar 18-21 | Dispute resolution and the arbitration process

    Effectively resolving disputes and protecting your members Mar 18-21 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison  Effectively resolving disputes—including utilizing the contractual grievance and arbitration process—is vital for union representatives, stewards, and members. Explore methods of …

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