Labor Education

LI Federation of Labor Local Union Leadership Program, Washington D.C Class Trip
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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 seven years, over one-hundred union leaders have participated in the Federation’s Leadership Program. Participants meet monthly at the Long Island Federation of Labor 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 2015 Curriculum: 


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


Class Schedule: 


February 9, March 16, April 27, Class Trip to Washington D.C. May 13 & 14, June 15, July 20, September 21, October 19, November 9


TO REGISTEREmail or call (631) 348-1170 ext. 307