Executive Education Program

Testimonials from Participants

"The investment of time and resources is well worth it. This is one of the best learning opportunities I've attended."
    -Debra Baker, Organizational Development Manager, King County, Washington
"The "Negotiating Labor Agreements" program pulls together a powerhouse teaching team of seasoned leaders from the field, as well as an impressive cohort of learners to engage together with the material. The agenda provides an inspiring international range of models of labor-management interaction that somehow manage to be proven and pioneering . . . and even, sometimes, real fun."
    -Kirk Davis, Organizer, SHARE Union, AFSCME
"This seminar was great."
    -Darren Beaux, United States Patent and Trade Office
"The training materials were very helpful in planning for negotiations."
    Andrea Fraser, Deputy County Attorney, Lee County Board of County Commissioners
"This program was designed to facilitate constructive discussion and promote problem solving while reinforcing partnership during the negotiation process of labor agreements. They hit the bulls-eye."
    -Tom Wall, Business Agent, Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local #6

"For someone who is new to union and union negotiations, this course was eye opening to the numerous different tactics that take place in labor negotiations. The keynote speakers were excellent, extremely knowledgeable and certainly qualified."

    -Zane Kmietek, Manger, Oak Ridge Waste and Recycling

"I am new to union organizing. This seminar allowed me to see different perspectives of my job and provided me with valuable tools."

    -Kim Latrobe, Organizer, SHARE Union, AFSCME

"The discussion on the Great Reset was extremely informational and eye-opening from a management-side prospective. I did not realize there was a growing gap in worker productivity and compensation. It is something I will be mindful of going forward when negotiating contracts."

    -Tierra Jenkins, Sr. Labor & Employee Relations Specialist, UMass Memorial