UAW Region 1 Fall Educational Program Registration

Region 1 is offering five weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Participants will have a choice of workshops between morning (10 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.) or evening (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.)  Each Workshop is five consecutive weeks.  Participants must attend four out of the five training sessions to receive a certificate of completion.  The certificates will be handed out on the 5th week of class.

Workshops being offered at the fall session are:

TUESDAY CLASSES – Morning or Evening  (October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)

Grievance Handling - Tuesday:   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.

Bread Box/Ballot Box:   This course is designed as an introduction to civics from a local, state and federal perspective.  The focus of this course is to show how changes and decisions made in government have a direct effect on members’ everyday lives.  Upon completing the course, members will have a better understanding of the political process, the structure of government and how policies and laws impact everyday individuals.  Prerequisites:  None.

THURSDAY CLASSES – Morning or Evening (October 4, 11, 18, 25, and November 1)

Grievance Handling - Thursday:      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.

Collective Bargaining:    This course will instruct members how to negotiate a contract. The focus of this class includes proper bargaining table etiquette, preparing proposals, what information to request before bargaining, and many more negotiating skills. Prerequisites:  None.

All workshops will be held at UAW Region 1.  THE LOCAL UNION PRESIDENT OR THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY  MUST VERIFY THAT THE PARTICIPANT IS A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING. 

The registration form is attached.  All forms must be returned to UAW Region 1 no later than Friday, September 28, 2018.  They may be faxed to (586) 427-7142 or mailed directly to:

UAW Region 1 Education Committee, 27800 George Merrelli Drive, Warren, MI  48092

 Upon submission of the forms, the students should report to class at their selected times.  No confirmation letter will be sent.   If your local requires additional forms, please feel free to duplicate the attached form.  Graduation   ceremony will take  place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at UAW Region 1.  The time of graduation is to be determined.    

Should you have any questions or concern, please contact the UAW Region 1 Education Committee at (586) 427-9200.

Registration Form: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UVDVaGOOr1OwYoHYxiH3UyL_ub9zgMsU/view?usp=sharing