Based in Champaign and Chicago, the Labor Education Program is the only state-wide provider of professional training and development for union leaders and workers in Illinois.


The Labor Education Program will consult with your union or organization to design an appropriate educational program covering a variety of subject areas throughout Illinois.

Classes can be presented in multiple formats, including half-day and day-long sessions. We can also provide educational presentations of variable length to accommodate your meeting or conference schedules. All courses can be conducted either in our classrooms or at your site. Classes are arranged to meet at times that are best for your organization, including weekdays and evenings, and weekends.


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Jun 24, 2022
linois’ planned expansion of broadband internet access will create thousands of jobs, boost workers’ wages and help bridge rural-urban and racial divides in online access, researchers with the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the Project for Middle Class Renewal at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found in a recent study.
Jun 07, 2022
May 17, 2022
Labor Education Program and Project for Middle Class Renewal director Robert Bruno was quoted in an April 2, 2022 Star Tribune article on a Minneapolis teacher’s strike. You can read the article, titled “After Minneapolis teachers strike reveals divisions, ‘all eyes are on the district'” here.
Apr 04, 2022

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