Labor Studies Skills Courses
Grievance Handling (LBR X0006)
May 23 5:30 - 8:30 PM
This course covers the basics of the union grievance procedure for stewards, leaders and activists. We will discuss the how to’s of determining if something is a potential grievance, investigating a grievance, resolving the grievance at the first step, and writing a grievance. $50.
Janus & Right-to-Work: Understanding & Preparing for the Open Shop (LBR X0007)
May 30 5:30 - 8:30 PM
What is the history of so-called "right-to-work?" What are the possible outcomes in the Janus case, and what are their implications? How can unions survive and thrive in this aggressively anti-worker, anti-union legal climate? This class will introduce and examine labor law and labor history as they relate to right-to-work, and explore organizing tactics and strategies proven to work in open shops. $50.