Begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 17th, and repeats weekly on Tuesdays until November 14, 2023
Advanced Steward Training
October 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
Course Description: This course will build on the skills students developed in the Basic Steward Training course by emphasizing Strategic Planning for local unions, member mobilization, and the grievance process. Students will participate in case studies to develop and enhance problem-solving techniques and member mobilization skills. To make the course more meaningful, students should bring their own ideas for discussion. It is recommended, but not required students will have completed the Basic Steward Training course.
Instructor: Tom Breslin has been involved in Labor Education since the mid-1980s while a graduate student at the University of Minnesota, where he was an adjunct instructor in the Labor Education Service. In addition, he served as the Labor Studies Coordinator in the St. Paul, MN public schools teaching Labor History and Labor topics to junior and senior high school students. He has been a Labor Educator at both the Minnesota Nurses Association as well as the Massachusetts Nurses Association. Following his retirement from the MNA, he began teaching at the Labor Guild.