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 PROGRAMS, EVENTS & UPCOMING CLASSES

Due to budget cuts the operations of the Worker Education & Labor Studies Program have been "suspended"

Fall 2017 online certificate classes

Please check with the UMKC Economics Department at 816-235-2405 later in the summer to find out if they've made arrangements for students to take

American Labor History

Labor Law

Spring 2017 online classes
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Union Leadership & Administration

and

Labor, Politics and Society

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8 Lessons from Labor History

available on demand

A two-hour interactive workshop summing up eight lessons from U.S. labor history on race, power, politics, and social movements

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Dangerous & Unladylike: Women in Labor History

A two-hour interactive workshop about women's contributions and unacknowledged fault lines in American Labor history.

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Labor and Immigration Workshops

available on demand

A four-hour workshop that will give you the information to understand why immigration reform is a working class issue, address the concerns you have about it, and show the potential for bringing immigrant workers into the labor movement.

Call 816-235-1470 for more information on any of these programs.

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LABOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Get the education and skills you need to be a leader and confront the challenges of the changing workplace and the global economy. Earn a certificate in Labor Studies through UMKC by taking six courses on the University's Interactive Video Network.
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LABOR RADIO - RADIO THAT TALKS BACK TO THE BOSS

ILS sponsors The Heartland Labor Forum Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm and Fridays 5:00-6:00am on KKFI 90.1 FM -- Tune in.

CUSTOM TRAINING
The Institute for Labor Studies provides custom training for unions, tailored to their needs. They can be evening, half-day, full-day, or several day programs.
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LABOR IN THE SCHOOLS
'Labor in school' is a 15-hour curriculum for high school students. It aims to familiarize them with the world of work and bona fide labor organizations that represent workers.
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