This course covers the basic principles of evidence and preparation of witnesses, developing a theory of your case, and the principles arbitrators rely on to decide cases. It will also consider such issues as discipline, contract interpretation standards, past practices, worker rights and management rights. It is designed for those who have completed a basic steward training course.


$50 for participants with union sponsorship 

$25 for individuals without union sponsorship - use discount code LESINDV at checkout

Free for anyone who cannot afford to pay - use discount code LESFREE at checkout

Cancellation Policy

Course tuition is nonrefundable unless the LES office cancels a course. In the case of LES course cancellation, 100% of tuition will be refunded.

For More Information

If you need help or have questions about this program, please contact the LES office at les@umn.edu or call 612-624-5020.

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