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What is the cost for the Labor Rising program to come to the State/Local Building Trades/District Council location?

The fee for Labor Rising Foundations training is $1,725 plus actual and incurred expenses – for a Local, District Council and/or a Building Trades. Or a combination of the above. We ask that we limit the class size to approx. 39. We can and have worked with more than 39, however the training time is adjusted. If the class is a hybrid of Foundation and tailored Advanced training approx. $2,250.00 up.

How can we pay for the class?

Checks and credit cards accepted at conclusion of class and/or Labor Rising can invoice participating State/Local Building Trades/District Councils.

How long is the program?

Typically is 2½ to 3 days in length. Labor Rising will work with any 3 day combinations. Program is a custom build program for the Local, Building Trades/District Council we are training at. Labor Rising has 2 levels of training, Foundations & Advanced. Also, hybrid training tailored to union.  The on-site program typically is reflective of the specific conditions germane to the specific Building Trades/District Council we train at.

What facilities do we need if we want to host a class?

A Local or Building Trades facility or apprenticeship training center large enough to host the group plus some additional room for chart development of each participating local’s market. We also need a strong wi-fi connection to power the i-pads/laptops, and access to a large display/projector.

Doesn’t our Local/International already offer this training?

Respectfully chances are zero that our integrated program is taught anywhere unless it has been copied. Also Labor Rising is NOT a re-tread program of top-down, bottom-up, corporate campaigns, Breslin or any type of pressure campaigns. They do not work as strategies and are tools. Labor Rising is a wholly integrated program of market development to go after the entire market and not 1 or 2 contractors at a time. It also heavily targets the business plans of the end-users, construction managers, general contractors and sub-contractors.

Is there liability here? Can we be sued?

No more or less than what you’re are already doing now which is losing market share.  Typically the Labor Rising programs maximize the leverage that can be used regarding the business plans of the anti/non-union and adds heavy amounts of legal 21st century technology to it. Unfortunately these words also are used by poor market development officers and/or organizers to not try something new. Politicians use these words all the time, Leaders find out the answer and act!

Do you have references?

657 total participants trained to date, scores of local building trades/district councils trained with an overall excellent rating. Please check our website for the scores of testimonials listed on the right.

Where do you get the facts and figures that you quote?

A prime source for most of Labor Risings market numbers and trends come from The Construction Chart Book, 6th Edition – along with many industry sources with full cites and sourcing, some of which is paid for in part by our Building Trades.