LER Master Calendar

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    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      2/9/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The country is embroiled in debates over economic issues, and this class gives you the information you need to effectively enter these debates. Some topics to be discussed include: What is the response to the argument that raising the minimum wage will hurt workers by increasing inflation? What arguments do unionists use to rebut the argument that so-called “right to work”

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      2/16/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    The class covers the basics of labor and employment laws that every union activist should know. The class reviews the laws, the agencies that administer the laws, and the effectiveness of the laws and their enforcement. The course covers both the National Labor Relations Act on union organizing, strikes, lockouts, and the rights of unionists to take on-the- job actions to

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/9/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    As the Great Recession continues, the country is embroiled in debates over economic issues. This class gives you the information you need to effectively enter these debates. Some topics to be discussed include: What is the response to the argument that raising the minimum wage will hurt workers by increasing inflation? What is the answer to the argument that free trade rai

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/16/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The class will discuss ways to educate, organize, and mobilize the members. We will review examples of how some locals have succeeded in transforming their unions. Topics include collective action around grievances; confronting and overcoming divisions such as over race, gender, or immigration status; responding to apathetic or anti-union members; organizing member-to-memb

    • 8:30 am
      10/16/2019 - 10/20/2019
    • Pere Marquette Lodge, Grafton, IL