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Labor Education Service

The Labor Education Service is proud to offer the 2015 Minnesota Union Women’s Retreat from April 22-24 at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge and Conference Center near Brainerd. Online registration and more information are available here

Labor Studies Skills Courses

These non-credit courses provide a foundation in "nuts & bolts" areas important to working people. Classes are open to all. Sessions are held on the West Bank of the University's Minneapolis campus. Download the 2014-2015 brochure. For more info, e-mail les@umn.edu or call 612-624-5020.

Women's Programs

The Labor Education Service is proud to offer the 2015 Minnesota Union Women’s Retreat from April 22-24 at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge and Conference Center near Brainerd. Online registration and more information are available here

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.

2015 Women's Retreat

2015 LES Women's RetreatThis year’s retreat runs from April 22-24 at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge in the Brainerd Lakes Area. The theme is “Moving Forward Together.”

Resources

Chronology of MN Workers and Their Organizations
Labor History Timeline (print quality)
Labor History Timeline (suitable for viewing)

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