LSC Workshops

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Workers in Solidarity & Education (WISE)

Thursday, March 28-Saturday, March 30, 2019

Advanced Labor Education Workshops

Choose 1 Workshop from below;

One of a Few, Representing Many: Collective Bargaining Immersion
The Young, the New and the Restless: Empowerment Through Knowledge
Advance Grievance Handling
Building Bridges: Advancing Social Justice Unionism Through Labor History and Civil Rights Education
The Student Revolution: Develop and Practice Teaching Techniques
Planting Seeds: Creating Opportunities and Developing New Leaders
Getting Down to Union Business: Using Parliamentary Procedure to Run Effective Meetings
Employment Law Updates


$575 (this includes $75 meal payment). UAW-Ford, UAW-Chrysler, UAW-GM and USW tuition assistance pays $500 and the student is responsible for the $75 meal payment fee.

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Payments in the form of check, money order or tuition assistance voucher should be received by the Labor Studies Center no later than Friday, March 22, 2019. Checks and money orders should be made payable to: Wayne State University.

Send payment to:

Wayne State University, Labor Studies Center
656 W. Kirby, 3178 FAB
Detroit, MI 48202
Fax: (313) 577-7726 or Email:


Scholarships are available to pay a portion of the tuition, based on need. Please contact the Labor Studies Center office to request an application (313) 577-2191 or Or go to the following link, by copying and pasting it into your browser, to complete the application online:

Lodging Information

Lodging Information: The Workers in Solidarity & Education (WISE) conference will be held at the Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel, a unionized property.  For lodging, a block of rooms has been reserved on a first come, first serve basis at the discounted rate of $115-$125. Contact the hotel directly to make room reservations by 3/7/19. Contact the hotel directly at 888-627-8558.