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Education and Training Calendar

Courses sponsored by School for Workers - University of Wisconsin-Extension

Please contact by phone at 608-262-2112 or email schoolforworkers@uwex.edu for more information.

Dec 5, 2016 to Dec 7, 2016
Essentials of Bargaining
Madison, Wisconsin

This all-inclusive course covers the fundamentals of collective bargaining and the whole bargaining process. It focuses on factors affecting collective bargaining outcomes, introduces strategic and tactical planning and membership mobilization, addresses key labor laws, bargaining health care and benefits, and developing an overall bargaining plan. The class also introduces the concepts of contract costing and research, which are covered more comprehensively in the Advanced Bargaining Tools class.

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Dec 8, 2016 to Dec 9, 2016
Advanced Bargaining Tools
Madison, Wisconsin

This specialized 2-day program provides a detailed, in-depth exploration of three topics: (1) costing contract proposals, (2) writing and evaluating contract language, and (3) individual and team conduct in caucuses and at the bargaining table.

You will learn:

  • How to calculate the cost of wage and benefit proposals, as well as multi-year package proposals
  • How to analyze and write the most effective language for your contract proposals
  • How to interact in negotiating team caucuses and at the bargaining table itself

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