Labor Education

LI Federation of Labor Local Union Leadership Program, Class of 2013, Washington D.C 
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Leadership Training


The Long Island Federation of Labor has embraced Leadership Training as a means to strengthen our labor movement and prepare the next generation of union activists for the responsibility of leadership. Over the past six years, over one-hundred union leaders have participated in the Federation’s Leadership Program. Participants meet monthly at SUNY Farmingdale receiving instruction in collective bargaining, labor history, personal finance, legislative issues, communications and ethics. The class includes a trip to Albany or Washington, D.C. providing students the opportunity to interact directly with lawmakers, administrators, and policy analysts.


Preliminary 2014 Curriculum: 


Legislation & National & State Politics, Grievance Handling & Arbitration, Ethics, Collective Bargaining, Labor History, Internal Union Communications & Administration, Labor Law –Organizing


Class Schedule: 


February 10, March 24, April 28, Class Trip to Albany May 13 & 14, June 9, July 14, September 15, October 20, November 17


TO REGISTEREmail or call (631) 348-1170 ext. 303