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Steward Training (Champaign Certificate Class)

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
labor education
Sponsor
Labor Education Program
Location
Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 6182
Date
Oct 28, 2017   9:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Cost
$150, or $100 if enrolling in two or more CLS courses
Registration
Registration
Contact
Michael Foellmer
E-Mail
foellme1@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-8462
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Originating Calendar
LER Labor Education Program

The class will discuss how to investigate, screen, write, and negotiate a grievance; the seven principles of just cause; the law including the legal right of union stewards, unfair labor practices, and the duty of fair representation; and past practice grievances. The class will discuss several common grievance areas, and we will practice resolving grievances.

This is a certificate program course offering. This six (6) class program is an introduction to the labor movement and builds toward a more intensive development of labor education. They are for current union leaders, new members, activists, union staff, people who want to meet people from other unions, and working people who want to learn about the labor movement. Because the kind of knowledge necessary for effective union membership and leadership is broad rather than narrow, we encourage people to take all six classes. Students who complete the sequence of six classes will receive a Certificate in Labor Studies from the Labor Education Program. All classes meet one day for eight hours on a Saturday. The fee per class is $150. However, the fee for students who enroll in two or more classes is $100. Unions which enroll a minimum of five students can also receive a discounted bloc rate.

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