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Labor Education Service

The Labor Education Service is the only educational program in the state specifically focused on the needs of Minnesota workers and their organizations. For more than 50 years, we’ve provided training for hundreds of unions and thousands of workers.

Labor Studies Skills Courses

The 2014-2015 schedule will be up soon. For more info, e-mail les@umn.edu or call 612-624-5020. More info will be on Workday Minnesota.

Women's Programs

The Labor Education Service is providing an on-going series of opportunities for working women to enhance their leadership skills and network on issues important to them.

Media Services

The Labor Education Service is unique among American labor education programs in offering an array of general and customized media services. They include video production, Internet services and the Workday Minnesota website.

Minnesota Union Leadership Program

Participants study the labor movement - where we have been, where we are and where we are heading - and discuss how to address the challenges facing unions today. 

Customized Training

LES offers customized education to union locals, councils and districts in a broad number of subject areas, all specifically tailored to your union's and members' needs. We are available to bring the education to you or offer training in an on-campus setting. Training is also available in any number of time formats: weekdays/evenings or weekends.

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