Schedule of Classes

SUMMER I 2018

Start June 11 and End July, 13 2018 (5 Weeks)

3-UNIT DAY CLASS AT TRADE-TECH

MONDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS 9:40 AM to 12:10 PM, Aspen Hall Room 221

LS 4-LABOR IN AMERICA* Class# 11647

The role of unions in creating and maintaining the middle class standard of living for all workers. Labor’s impact on issues such as wages, benefits and job security, and economic justice issues such as public education and social security.

Instructor: Lou Siegel,   Labor Communications Specialist
*Meets GE requirements at Trade-Tech, CSU, and UC.


3-UNIT ONLINE CLASS – CONDUCTED COMPLETELY ONLINE, NO IN PERSON OR CAMPUS MEETINGS

10.5 HOURS PER WEEK

LS 1-U.S. LABOR HISTORY** Class# 14072

The often untold story of workers’ struggles to improve their lives through union organizing and collective bargaining. From early craft unions, the bloody battles to form factory unions, and the rise of labor federations and public sector unions.

Instructor: Ericka Wills, United Steelworkers District 12
**Meets GE requirements at CSU and UC.


1-UNIT DAY CLASS AT TRADE-TECH

Start June 14 and End July 12, 2018 (5 Thursdays)

THURSDAYS 2:20 PM to 5:35 PM, Aspen Hall Room 323

LS 101-INTRODUCTION TO UNIONS Class# 14078  The impact that unions have on wages, benefits, working conditions and public policies.  Surveys basic union structures, operation and governance by industry, public education and social security.

Instructor: Lou Siegel,   Labor Communications Specialist

 


SUMMER II 2018

Start July 16 and End August, 16, 2018 (5 Weeks)

3-UNIT ONLINE CLASS – CONDUCTED COMPLETELY ONLINE, NO IN PERSON OR CAMPUS MEETINGS

10.5 HOURS PER WEEK

LS 21-WORKING CLASS IN CINEMA* Class# 14073

Examines film portrayals of the working class and labor unions.  Students learn to evaluate popular culture dramatization of workers’ rights struggles, and analyze how the movies have shaped public perception of unions.

Instructor: Ericka Wills, United Steelworkers District 12
*Meets GE requirements at Trade-Tech, CSU, and UC.


1-UNIT WEEKEND CLASS AT TRADE-TECH

August 11 and 18, 2018 8:30 AM – 5:00 Magnolia Hall Room 309

Must Attend Both Days to Earn College Credit

LS 103-LABOR LAW UPDATE Class# 14108

Federal and state laws covering workers and unions are always evolving.  Top labor lawyers will cover recent changes in labor laws and current issues and trends.

Instructor: Lewis Levy, Levy Phillips, APC


FALL 2018

Start August 27 and End December 15, 2018 (16 Weeks)

3-UNIT CLASS FORMATS

3-UNIT ON LINE CLASSES

Courses will be conducted completely online, no in person meetings

LS 4 – LABOR IN AMERICA* Class 17123 The role of unions in creating and maintaining the middle class standard of living for all workers. Labor’s impact on issues such as wages, benefits and job security, and economic justice issues such as public education and social security.

Instructor: Ericka Wills, United Steelworkers District 12

*Meets GE requirements at Trade-Tech, CSU, and UC.

 


LS 1 – U.S. LABOR HISTORY** Class 26026 The often untold story of workers’ struggles to improve their lives through union organizing and collective bargaining. From early craft unions, the bloody battles to form factory unions, and the rise of labor federations and public sector unions.

Instructor: Ericka Wills, United Steelworkers District 12

**LS 1 meets GE requirements at CSU and UC.

 


LS 13 – UNION LEADERSHIP Class 21953

What does it take to lead a union? Topics include: internal organizing, mobilizing and educating members, forming coalitions, supervising staff, and interfacing with employers, media, etc.

Instructor: Ericka Wills, United Steelworkers District 12

 


LS – 20 WORKERS’ RIGHTS Class 17154

Legal rights for workers, including: wage and hour laws, overtime, leaves, workplace privacy including e-mail and computers, accommodating disabilities, including pregnancy, and combating employment discrimination.

Instructor:  Joshua Young, Gilbert and Sackman


 

3-UNIT DAY CLASS AT TRADE-TECH

MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS 10:10 to 11:35 AM, Class Location: Magnolia Hall Room 305

LS 4 – LABOR IN AMERICA* Class 17118

The role of unions in creating and maintaining the middle class standard of living for all workers. Labor’s impact on issues such as wages, benefits and job security, and economic justice issues such as public education and social security.

Instructor: Lou Siegel, Labor Communications Specialist

*LS 4 meets GE requirements at Trade-Tech, CSU, and UC.


3-UNIT WEEKEND ONLY CLASS AT TRADE-TECH

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Mariposa Hall Room 309

Free parking in the Olive Street parking structure (between Washington Blvd. and 21st St.) for this weekend Labor Studies classes during class hours only

Must Attend All Days to Earn College Credit

 


LS 11 – LABOR IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR Class 25467

Public sector unions, workers and services are under attack. How to protect and defend your members, your union and collective bargaining now and for the future.

November 17 and 18, December 1 and 2 & December 8 and 15

Instructor: Jody Klipple, SEIU 721

 


3-UNIT EVENING CLASSES AT UNION HALLS

6:00 – 9:10 PM (Except for LS 21, 5:30pm to 8:40pm)

FREE PARKING & NO HEALTH FEE

MONDAYS:

LS 21 – WORKING CLASS IN CINEMA Class 25454

Examines film portrayals of the working class and labor unions.  Students learn to evaluate popular culture dramatization of workers’ rights struggles, and analyze how the movies have shaped public perception of unions.

*LS 21 meets GE requirements at Trade-Tech, CSU, and UC.

Instructors: Tanya Akel, Teamsters Local 2010 and Jody Klipple, SEIU Local 721

Class Location: Teamsters Local 630, 750 S. Stanford Ave., Los Angeles 90021

TUESDAYS:

LS 10 – GENDER AND RACE ISSUES Class 27442

Covers legal framework and strategies to combat discrimination and promote diversity as an asset for more effective workplaces and stronger unions. Learn to overcome workplace divisions by developing respect for differences based on: race, sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

Instructors: Chuck Adinolfi and Matt Hart, UFCW Local 324

Class Location: UFCW Local 324, 8530 Stanton Avenue, Buena Park, 90622.

WEDNESDAYS:

LS 9 – UNION ORGANIZING Class 25457

Basic skills and techniques to organize new workers and mobilize members to build and strengthen your union; includes relevant laws and winning strategies.

Instructor: Mike Eagleson, Arbitrator, Eagleson ADR

Class Location: Teamsters Local 1932, 433 N. Sierra Way, San Bernardino, 92410

 


1-UNIT WEEKEND CLASSES AT TRADE-TECH

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Magnolia Hall Room 309

Free parking in the Olive Street parking structure (between Washington Blvd. and 21st St.) for this weekend Labor Studies classes during class hours only

Must Attend Both Days to Earn College Credit

LS 109 – UNION BUILDING STRATEGIES Class 25458

Skills and techniques to build a strong union through strategic planning, leadership development, communication techniques, including 1-on-1 and member mobilization.

September 8 and 15

Instructor: Chloe Osmer, L.A. County Federation of Labor

LS 128 – SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION Class 25465

Learn the laws and how to combat sexual harassment and job discrimination, including the criteria for claims, agencies, policies and procedures for prevention.

September 22 and 29

Instructor: Kirill Penteshin, UNITE HERE Local 11

LS 136 – WHEN THE PAYCHECK STOPS Class 25460

Learn how to counsel members when the paycheck stops due to strikes, layoff, or plant closure. Overviews such services as retraining, food banks, unemployment, and negotiating with landlords, mortgage companies, utility companies and other creditors.

October 6 and 13

Instructors: Armando Olivas, AFL-CIO Community Services

LS 134 – CA WORKERS’ RIGHTS Class 25466

Federal and California Labor Code covering: minimum wage, timely pay, overtime, meal and rest periods, privacy, parental and other leaves, and enforcement procedures.

October 20 and 27

Instructor: Robert Cantore, Gilbert and Sackman

LS 105 – GRIEVANCE HANDLING SKILLS Class 28042

A step-by-step approach to handling grievances including: investigating facts, documenting evidence, writing and presenting grievances, settlement techniques, and duty of fair representation.

November 10 and 11

Instructor: Lou Zigman, Arbitrator

 

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THE LABOR CENTER MARIPOSA HALL ROOM MA-05

KATHLEEN YASUDA, DIRECTOR
JOHN R. MCDOWELL, JR., FOUNDER
400 W. WASHINGTON BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES, CA 90015
(213) 763-7129
Email: laborcenter@lattc.edu