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Upcoming classes

  • Oct
    07

    Production Standards - Online hybrid institute
    Registration opens July 2024!

    Learn the fundamentals for setting production standards, and the characteristics of various systems in use today and develop a union philosophy around the use of standards.

  • Oct
    22

    Intro to Worker’s Comp @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center
    Registration opens July 2024!

    Learn the basics of the Wisconsin State Worker’s Compensation Law.

  • Oct
    23

    Advanced Worker’s Comp @ 8:30 am - @ 12:00 pm @ University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center
    Registration opens July 2024!

    Improve your skills in representing injured workers with an in-depth examination of filing claims and representing workers before administrative law judges at the Department of Workforce Development.

  • Dec
    09

    Collective Bargaining Institute @ 8:30 am - @ 12:00 pm @ University of Wisconsin-Madison Fluno Center
    Registration opens July 2024!

    A comprehensive training program will prepare your union’s negotiating team with the knowledge and skills needed for the entire bargaining process.

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On-demand institutes

  • 20th Century Labor History

    History can provide critical lessons for today. Through the exploration of recent labor history, learn not only the ‘what’ but the ‘how’ and ‘why’ unions and workers’ rights have evolved to what we know today. …

  • Essentials for Union Stewards

    Union members know their workplaces better than anyone, and effective stewards are one of a union’s most important assets. Stewards are the eyes, ears, and embodiment of the union in the workplace. This Essentials for …

  • Fundamentals of the Family and Medical Leave Act

    Most workers understand that employees at workplaces with 50 or more employees have the right to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid time off for either their own serious health condition or that of …

Providing access to high-quality labor education to advance worker empowerment and facilitate workplace improvements.