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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Certificate in Labor Relations


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Academic Director: Penny Lewis, PhD
CUNY School of Professional Studies
Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education
25 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
Email Contact: Rob Callaghan, rob.callaghan@cuny.edu

The Program

The Advanced Certificate in Labor Relations offers students the opportunity to develop the practical skills necessary for participation in collective bargaining, conflict resolution, and contract administration. It also provides a theoretical and historical understanding of labor law, public policy and the role of worker organizations in employment relations.

The program is designed to provide students with skills and knowledge in the areas of collective bargaining, organizing, labor law, arbitration, contract negotiation, organizational administration and leadership development. It will help prepare students for careers in the areas of union organizing, labor relations, contract administration, employment law and conflict resolution.

The program is offered through CUNY SPS’s Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies.

Admissions Criteria

Candidates for admission to advanced certificate programs must possess a bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher from an accredited undergraduate institution. A personal statement is also required. The program is offered through CUNY SPS’s Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies.

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