Whether your members need training on-site, in the community or on the UW Madison campus, the School for Workers has the expertise to address changes in today’s workforce. The class offerings have varied over the years depending on the interests of students and the issues facing labor organizations. Following is a list of typical classes that are available. Contact us to arrange classes on related subjects or on topics that are not listed below.
- Advanced Steward Training
- Basic Steward Training
- Bargaining: including Benefits, Contract Language, Health Care, Collective Bargaining, Interest Based Bargaining and Pensions Bargaining
- Committee Effectiveness
- Computer Skills for Collective Bargaining and Union Administration
- Effective Union Meetings
- Employment Discrimination Law
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Financial Officer Training
- High Performance Work Systems and Self-directed Work Teams
- Immigration issues in the workplace
- Internal Organizing and One-on-One Campaigns
- Job Evaluation
- Labor History through Film: all era, from origins of the American Labor Movement to Workers and the Global Economy
- Labor Law
- Labor-Management Committees
- Lean Production / Kaizen / 5S
- Occupational Safety and Health / Safety Committees
- Profit Sharing and other Alternative Compensation Systems
- Strategic Planning
- Successfully recruiting and supporting a diverse union membership and workforce
- Time Study and Production Standards
- Union Administration, Advanced Contract Administration
- Unions and Media
- Warehouse Production Standards
- Women’s Leadership
- Workers Compensation
Download & print this handout to share with members at your upcoming membership or Executive Board meeting.
If you are interested in arranging a class, School for Workers can help tailor a program to meet your needs.
Call 608.262.2112 for details.