Since the early 80’s, EILER’s education curriculum has been geared towards enabling trade unions to respond to labor and social issues in a way that reflects their sectoral interest, as well as the greater interest of society at large. Our institution believes that independent labor education plays a key role in laying the foundation for empowering unions vis-a-vis big capital and unfair state policies.

Standard Courses

  1. Basic Course on Genuine Trade Unionism (GTU)
  2. Union Leadership and Team-Building Course
  3. Union Administration Training
  4. Paralegal Training for Workers
  5. Grievance -Handling & Shop-Stewards’ Training
  6. CBA Tactics Training
  7. Information Campaign Training
  8. Basic Computer Literacy for Workers (Windows and Linux)
  9. Lecture Series on Labor Issues:
  • On Export Processing Zones (EPZs)
  • On Labor Flexibilization
  • On Neoliberal Globalization
  • On the Global Financial & Economic Crisis (GFEC)
  • On Alternatives to the Crisis
  • On the Impact of the Crisis on Labor
  • Child labor in the Philippines
  • Cultural Workshop for Workers and Trade Unionists

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