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Fall '15 Graduation MC, Paul McCarthy encouraging the Guild Chorus.

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Attentive and amused students listening to mock grievance hearing.

Students enjoying  mock grievance hearing in The Steward’s Job class.

 

 

 

 


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Monday March 14th ~ May 9th

NO SCHOOL PATRIOT’S DAY 4/18/16

SPECIAL DOUBLE-SESSION OFFERING – 7:00-9:30PM

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS WORKSHOP
Paul F. McCarthy Collective Bargaining Associates;
David Kowalski, UWUA Local 318

Take the mystery out of the bargaining process and learn the inside game of collective bargaining negotiations. This hands-on, nuts and bolts course involves the participants in all aspects of negotiating a collective bargaining agreement. This two-period course includes lecture, educational materials, simulated bargaining sessions, strategy development, and bargaining caucus experience. This intensive course design uses both 1st and 2nd period 7PM – 9:30PM for the full term

FIRST PERIOD – 7:00-8:10 PM (Choose one)

THE STEWARD’S JOB
George Embleton, Labor Educator and Guild Past President

Nearly 15 million Americans workers are in a union, and few will ever meet or work with their union’s topmost leaders. But nearly all know a union steward or representative who is a worker just like they are. We’ll focus on the role stewards play in leading, representing and organizing co-workers. We will explore worker rights, and steward rights and the challenges all of us in the Labor movement are facing, as well strategies for the future. Serious stuff? Yes, but we will have fun!


PERSUASIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING

Carol Gustavson, Executive Director – Benefits, Archdiocese of Boston; and Arbitrator Richard Reilly


 

Political candidates hone and practice stump speeches to paint a vivid picture that wins support. Union leaders or community activists must also persuade and communicate effectively with members, managers and groups in all kinds of situations. Whether discussing the “Friedrichs” case, explaining union positions or benefits, practice and polish your speaking skills in a friendly, supportive environment with guidance and feedback from the instructors.


 

BURNING ISSUES IN 2016


Lisa Field, Community Organizer, Mass Nurses Association (MNA); Elissa Cadillic, President, AFSCME #1526 (BPL) and Allyson Every, Executive Director, Labor Guild

Each week, we’ll examine one critical issue impacting workers and the workplace. Guest experts share the latest insights and strategies surrounding issues such as: wage stagnation and income/wealth inequalitly; implications of Freiderich’s case, privatization and other threats to Public Sector union membership and free speech; the retirement security crisis and expanding Social Security; healthcare in 2016; MA’s Charter School legislation; and our rigged economic and justice systems.

SECOND PERIOD – 8:20-9:30PM (Choose one)

ADVANCED STEWARD’S TRAINING
Edward Collins, IBEW International Rep,
2nd District (New England)

An in-depth examination of the grievance process, with concentration on just cause – techniques for motivating and mobilizing the membership; policing the union contract. Basic (The Steward’s Job) course or equivalent required.


 

THE AMERICAN LABOR RELATIONS SYSTEM: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Kenneth Grace, Partner, Sandulli Grace P.C.


This popular, continually-updated course explains the legal, economic and political framework and context of labor relations in US workplaces. Collective bargaining; contract administration; major labor legislation; individual representation and employment law; Public vs. Private collective bargaining: organized labor’s past contributions; current challenges and future prospects and options. Great hand-outs/materials.


Registration Form Spring 2016

Spring 2016 Brochure

 

 

 


 

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