2019 Fall Education Classes

UAW Region 1 is offering five weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Participants will have a choice between morning (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) or evening (5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.) workshops. Each workshop is for five consecutive weeks. Participants must attend three out of the four classroom training sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion.  The certificates will be handed out on the 5th week of class.

Workshops being offered during the fall session are:

TUESDAY CLASSES – Morning or Evening: (October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 )

  • Grievance Handling: This course teaches the skills needed to represent workers with grievances. Topics include: what is and is not a grievance; proper grievance investigation techniques and written grievance presentation skills. Prerequisites: None

WEDNESDAY CLASSES – Morning or Evening: (October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30)

  • Workshop Series: “Our Union, the Global Economy, and the Law”: This workshop series will build members’ understanding of how the current global economy, consumerism, and legislation affect us as union members.  Major topics this series will tackle:
    • Globalization
    • Ethical consumerism for union members, and specifically how to buy union-made products in the USA
    • Relevant laws for union members, including FMLA, Worker’s Compensation, unemployment, and more

Prerequisites: None

All workshops will be held at Region 1.  An officer of the local union must verify that the participant is a UAW Region 1 member in good standing.   Contact your local union leadership to register.  Registration forms must be submitted to UAW Region 1 by the local union no later than September 27, 2019.  Late registrations may not be considered.  After the forms are submitted, the students should report to class at their selected times.

If you have any questions on the above, contact your local union leadership, or the Region 1 Education Committee at 586-427-9200.