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 PROGRAMS, EVENTS & UPCOMING CLASSES

Revolutionary Organizing in the Age of ReactionEric Mann
The Fight for the Soul of the Cities
Thursday March
20
Kansas City Public Library - Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Kansas City, MO
6:00pm reception, 6:30pm talk

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Spring 2014 classes
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Labor Society & Politics
7 Saturdays 9am-4pm
Union Leadership &  Administration

Wednesdays 7-9:45pm

Labor and Immigration Workshop

Tuesday, June 25th 8:00 A.M. to Noon
IBEW Local 124 – 301 E. 103rd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64114

A four-hour workshop that will give you the information to understand why immigration reform is a working class issue, address the concerns you have about it, and show the potential for bringing immigrant workers into the labor movement.

Co-sponosred with Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates, Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO and Greater Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council

Call 816-235-1470 if you would like to attend

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Fall 2013 classes
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Labor in the Global Political Economy
Wednesdays 7-9:45pm

Collective Bargaining
7 Saturdays 9am-4pm

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March 19 at the Kansas City Central Library

Bill Fletcher, Jr. - There’s no going back: Imagining the Future of Unions  

Tuesday, March 19, 6:00 reception
6:30 program
Central Library - 14 West 10th St.
Kansas City,MO
Bill Fletcher Jr. is a racial justice, labor and international activist and writer. His new book They’re Bankrupting Us and 20 Other Myths about Unions is on why unions are essential to their members and to democracy itself and on how working people can rebuild the labor movement.

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Spring 2013 classes
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American Labor History
Wednesdays 7-9:45pm

Labor Law
7 Saturdays 9am-4pm

 

AgitateEducateOrganize

A slide show of AMERICAN LABOR POSTERS
with Lincoln Cushing on the history and art of labor
Wednesday August 29, 2012
Reception 6pm, program 6:30
Plaza Library, 4801 Main, Kansas City, MO
RSVP
online or call 816.701.3407
Listen to interview with Lincoln Cushing

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Listen to audio of Wall Street the Great Jobs Killer with Prof. William Black with introduction by Jeff Wright, UAW Local 249 President (11-29-11)

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View video of
A Dialogue on Democracy Dollars and Debts: Decolonizing the Americas with Michael Gillgannon and Prof. William Black (9-19-11)

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Spring 2012 classes

Labor in the Global Political Economy

Econ 402 undergrad or Econ 5590C graduate
7 Saturdays :  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Jan. 21, Feb. 4, 11, March 3, 17, April 7, 21

Instructors: Judy Ancel, and Karol Gil Vasquez
307 Fine Arts Bldg.
Class Numbers: 
17074/17080 - 3 units

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Collective Bargaining
Econ 340
Wednesdays 7:00-9:45pm (1st class Jan. 18)
Instructors: Paul Rainsberger and Don Giljum
307 Fine Arts Bldg.
Class Numbers:  17075
- 3 units

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Introduction to Labor Studies

Econ 150
(upper division students can enroll in a 400 level section by request)

Tuesday/Thursday 11:00am - 12:15pm
Instructor: Judy Ancel
Room TBA
Class number 17076 - 3 units

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Union Leaders of the Future Scholarship

scholarships

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LABOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Get the education and skills you need to be a leader and confront the challenges of the changing workplace and the global economy. Earn a certificate in Labor Studies through UMKC by taking six courses on the University's Interactive Video Network.
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LABOR RADIO - RADIO THAT TALKS BACK TO THE BOSS

ILS sponsors The Heartland Labor Forum Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm and Fridays 5:00-6:00am on KKFI 90.1 FM -- Tune in.

CUSTOM TRAINING
The Institute for Labor Studies provides custom training for unions, tailored to their needs. They can be evening, half-day, full-day, or several day programs.
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LABOR IN THE SCHOOLS
'Labor in school' is a 15-hour curriculum for high school students. It aims to familiarize them with the world of work and bona fide labor organizations that represent workers.
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click at left for PHOTOS & THE VIDEO of

ROLLBACK WAL-MART CONFERENCE

January 27-28, 2006

 
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