LER Master Calendar

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    • 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

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/23/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    This course will provide union and nonunion workers with the tools they need to assert and protect their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The course will be taught by NLRB Region 13 Field Attorney, Lisa Friedheim-Weis who has worked at the Board for sixteen years and earned her undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/30/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, second floor conference room, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    This class introduces the student to the process and content of collective bargaining. It addresses among other items the legal obligations to bargain, mandatory and permissible subjects of bargaining, types of bargaining relationships, styles of bargaining and takes the student thorough multiple stages of labor negotiations. The class also examines the critical informatio