District Council 37’s Education Fund partners with the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies to offer a Certificate in Labor Relations. This four-course (16-credits) undergraduate program offers a comprehensive overview of union-side labor relations in the public sector. Classes are open to eligible members of DC37 interested in learning more about the labor movement, labor relations, and unionism. In particular, the certificate helps students gain practical skills and knowledge, necessary for effective leadership in the areas of collective bargaining, union administration, organizing, and labor law.
The Certificate in Labor Relations is tuition-free (4-credits per semester) for eligible DC37 members program (excluding books and a one-time $70 application fee). In order to receive the tuition benefit, all prospective DC37 students must apply to and receive confirmation from the DC37 Ed Fund prior to submitting their CUNY application. Please fill out the application on the DC37 Ed Fund website by clicking here.