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  • Spring Clean | Update Your Contact Info

    Our faculty and staff do their best to stay in touch with you by mail, email, and phone. Make sure that we have your most up-to-date contact information. To make changes, complete the contact us …

  • Some Answered Questions Regarding the FMLA

    By: Associate Professor Alexia Kulwiec, JD I recently had the opportunity to conduct a two-day training at the UW School for Workers regarding the Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA.  This training provided participants the …

  • 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 …

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Upcoming classes

  • Apr 6 | Intro to Labor Law in the Building Trades

    OPEN COMMUNITY CLASS Sat, Apr 6 | 8:30am-4:00pm | At 8701 N Lauer St, Milwaukee, WI 53244 Labor laws relating to bargaining, organizing and picketing in the building trades differ from those that impact other …

  • Apr 15-17 | Engaging community and fostering diversity

    Advancing successful strategies in today’s dynamic workforce Apr 15-17 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison  An introductory class discussing changing workforce demographics, recruitment tools to reach a larger pool of potential workers and members, and …

  • May 13-15 | Essentials of bargaining

    Preparing and adapting for positive outcomes May 13-15 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison A comprehensive class providing an overview of the entire collective bargaining process. We begin with a focus on factors affecting collective …

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