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Power and Struggle, The Forces That Shaped the Labor Movement

Virtual Event

Course Description: When students finish this class, they will have a good understanding of: Where Unions and Corporations came from. Our country before capitalism. How industry started in this country. How and why industry grew in the early years. Where and how holding companies began and their effects on industry, labor, the economy, and government.…

$50
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You Won Your Union Election, Now What?

Virtual Event

Course Description: This course will provide an overview of each title listed below, with each topic being covered during 1 of the 5 weeks of class: 1) Steward/ Committee member 2) Chief steward/ Committee chair 3) BOD/ Executive Board/ Trustee 4) Agent/ President/ Sect-Treasurer 5) Business Manager/ Executive Director This course will include group discussion…

$50
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The Empowered Negotiator, A Collective Bargaining Workshop

Virtual Event

Course Description: In this class, students will learn how to create and combine all of the elements necessary to maximize your advantages at the collective bargaining table. This includes: understanding the perception of power and its importance to successful negotiations, bargaining strategy development, bargaining table protocols, involving the membership, how to go about enhancing your…

$50
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Foundations of Labor Law

Virtual Event

Course Description: This class will look at the cases and statutes that molded American labor relations from the industrial revolution to the present, from conspiracies in restraint of trade to protected concerted activity and beyond. It will also look at the cases and statutes that molded American labor relations from the industrial revolution to the…

$50

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Basic Steward Training

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Course Description: This course will cover the basic duties and responsibilities of a Shop Steward. Building your skills by emphasizing strategic planning for local unions, member mobilization, recording documentation, and the grievance process. Students will participate in case studies to develop and enhance problem-solving techniques to navigate through daily issues swiftly and professionally. Students will…

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Union Meetings and Robert’s Rules

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Course Description: Running a meeting, or exercising your rights as a member, can be challenging. Union bylaws typically require meetings to comply with Robert’s Rules of Order. This course will give Chairs and Members the tools they need to have more effective union meetings that will be in compliance with their bylaws. Recording secretary responsibilities…