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Leadership Academy

Build Wisconsin's next union leaders. Give them confidence & connections with this comprehensive 9-month program. Next Academy cohort begins September 2015.

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The School for Workers faculty has the hands-on union experience plus skill in educating adult workers to give you the highest quality training at your site, in your community or on the UW Madison campus.

Upcoming Courses

Labor & Employment Law - February 9-11, 2015:
This three-day course covers the current state of public and private sector labor law including those without bargaining rights. This course provides a review of individual employment laws including WI FMLA, Federal FMLA, NLRA protected activity, anti-discrimination statutes, workers compensation, and the protection of wages, hours, health and safety in the workplace. Includes an explanation of workers' rights under the laws, along with exercises to prepare participants to file claims for enforcement.