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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Customized Courses for Organized Labor

The Labor Education Program will consult with your union or organization to design an appropriate educational program covering a variety of subject areas throughout Illinois.

Programs can be presented as day-long or multi-day conferences, seminars and workshops, short classes or presentations at meetings, and weeklong residential schools. All courses can be conducted either in our classrooms or at your site.


  • New Member Orientation
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Steward Education
  • Media and Communications
  • Labor History
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Union Administration
  • Leadership Development
  • Internal Organizing and Mobilization
  • Strategic Planning
  • Labor and Employment Law