LS 21 – Working Class in Cinema - Class 23992
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 help shape public perception and values.
Instructor: Mindy Chen, Dolores Huerta Labor Institute
1-UNIT WEEKEND CLASSES 8:30am to 5:20pm
All classes at Trade Tech, Building F5 Room 221
Free parking in the Olive Street parking structure (between Washington Blvd. & 21st Street) for weekend Labor Studies classes (only during class hours)
LS 123 Steward Training – Class 24382
Students will survey the role of union stewards: communicating with members, processing grievances, solving problems, organizing and mobilizing members.
Feb 26 & Mar 5, 2022
Instructor: Marcus Hatcher, Labor Educator and Consultant
LS 118-Employee Benefit Plans – Class 23825
Explores employee health and retirement benefits: how they work and how they are funded; labor’s role in bargaining and preserving benefits, and the issues and political forces driving the debate.
Mar 12 & 19, 2022
Instructors: Kathy Rallings & Sharon Hendricks
LS 126-Issues in Labor Arbitration – Class 26636
An overview of the two major issues in arbitration: discipline and discharge and contract interpretation cases. Includes just cause, absenteeism, insubordination, substance abuse, theft/dishonesty; and standards for interpreting contract language.
April 9 & 16, 2022
Instructor: Lou Zigman
LS 134-CA Workers’ Rights – /strong>Class 23828
Federal and California Labor Code covering: minimum wage, timely pay, overtime, meal and rest periods, privacy, parental and other leaves, and enforcement procedures.
Apr 23 & 30, 2022
Instructor: Josh Young, Gilbert and Sackman
LS 128-Sexual Harassment & Discrimination – Class 24553
Learn the laws and how to combat sexual harassment and job discrimination, including the criteria for claims, agencies, policies and procedures for prevention.
May 7 & 14, 2022
Instructor: Susan Minato, Co-President UNITE HERE Local 11