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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. Following are topics we cover:

  • Bargaining Committee Training - learning to work together as a team, how to prepare for negotiations and develop strategy.
  • Steward and Grievance Training
    • The Steward's Role
    • What is a Grievance
    • Grievance Investigation
    • Grievance Writing
    • Grievance Presentation
    • The Rights of Stewards and Members
    • Alternative strategies for problem solving
  • How to Increase Participation & Mobilize the Members
  • Strategic Planning and Leadership Training
  • Preparing the Local to Organize Using Volunteer Organizers
  • How to Deal with Labor-Management Participation Programs
  • Highlights of Labor History - and how to educate the members about it
  • Understanding the Global Economy and How It Affects Us
  • The AFL-CIO Common Sense Economics Course
  • The Family & Medical Leave Act

Classes are high energy, participative and skill building. Call us at (816) 235-1470 or email us to schedule Custom Training for your members.






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