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  • Announcing the 2019 winter-spring labor education program guide

    School for Workers has announced the 2019 Winter-Spring Labor Education program schedule. Registration for all of the classes are now open. Click here for the printable winter-spring 2019 program flyer or click a class below for more …

  • Information session on pre-apprenticeship program | Dec 5 & Dec 6

    Women interested in applying for for the UW-Madison School for Workers free, all-women pre-apprenticeship program are encouraged to attend an information session. The session will outline the pre-apprenticeship curriculum, trades career support options, and the …

  • Announcing the new School for Workers website

    School for Workers has launched a new website as part of the administrative transition to University of Wisconsin–Madison. If you experience any difficulty registering for classes or cannot find information you are looking for please call …

  • Letter from Director Childers

    September 18, 2018 Friends: You may have noticed our logo change. As a result of the UW Board of Regents decision to reorganize the University of Wisconsin System and dissolve the University of Wisconsin-Extension, your …

  • Madison women in trades campaign

    By Assistant Professor Heidi Wagner, School for Workers September 20, 2018 According to the United States (U.S.) Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction sector of the economy is expected to grow through 2026. Yet, as …

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Upcoming classes

  • Jan 14-15 | Web tools for union effectiveness

    Developing streamlined internal communication systems Jan 14-15 | 8:30am – 4:30pm | UW-Madison A hands-on class, delving participants into using online resources to enhance their effectiveness. We will cover the Google Suite of applications as …

  • 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 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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Other printable documents

Printable class flyers