San Jose City College Labor Studies Spring Schedule

San Jose City College Labor Studies Spring 2014

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An overview of federal and California laws governing collective bargaining and labor relations taught by a practicing labor attorney.
Feb 8 to Mar 15 Reg.# 74063 SAT 930-12:35 PM CAROL KOENIG,
Class meets at SEIU 521, 2302 Zanker Road, San Jose.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

Screen Shot 2014-01-08 at 2.06.42 PMLABOR 015 – LOCAL UNION AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
3.0 units Leadership development in interpersonal relationships within union and community By creating the Reel Work Labor Film Festival participants will work in small groups identifying films on social justice environmentalism and international human rights issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim. We also will encourage participation in community activities such as the Associated Student activities March in March to Sacramento Jan 27- May 23

Reg.# 71995 LEC TH 615-920PM in GE103 JIM E.KELLY

“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without plowing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has and it never will.” Frederick Douglass

LABOR 023 – LABOR IN AMERICAN SOCIETY 1.0 American labor history with an emphasis on California and an opportunity to develop local oral histories in cooperation with the San Francisco State Labor Archives. Feb 5 to Mar 5

Reg.# 74050 WED 615-920PM GE103 JIM E. KELLY

“Community organizing is all about building grassroots support. It’s about identifying the people around you with whom you can create a common, passionate cause.” Tom Peters

Screen Shot 2014-01-08 at 2.06.31 PMLABOR 025 – LABOR ORGANIZING/POLITICAL ACTION 1.0 How unions are organized and function within the political process. Mar 12 to Apr 9 Reg. #74051Wed. 6:15-920PM GE103 BOB BROWNSTEIN,

“It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.” Paul Wellstone

LABOR 033 – SOLVING WORKSITE PROBLEMS 1.0 How to solve problems in the unionized workplace through mobilization and activism. Apr 23 to May

21 Reg. # 74052 615-0920PM GE103 LOUIE ROCHA

EducationLABOR 98 – DIRECTED STUDY +0.5 – 9.0 Independent study under the direction of faculty members in specific or related disciplines. Jan 27- May 23

Reg #71996 By arrangement with BARBARA HANFLING in SC 213

LABOR 138 – WORK EXPERIENCE +1.0 – 8.0 Corequisite: Be employed or a volunteer at an approved work-site for the minimum number of hours per unit as stipulated for paid and unpaid status. This course provides for the development of workplace success skills. Jan 27 to May 23 Reg.# 71997 Students wanting to participate in LS 98 or LS138 must contact BARBARA HANFLING at (408)288-3106 no later than the first two weeks of the semester to assure enrollment.

“The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.” Aung San Suu Kyi, Human Rights Activist


Currently enrolled students can register online at Https:// or phone (408)223-0300. Others must apply at _JoseCity_College.html

For questions about getting a certificate or Degree in Labor Studies or call Labor Studies Coordinator Jim E. Kelly

at (408) 298-2191 ext. 2573