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New CWA Staff Members Graduate from Staff School

Earlier this month, 22 new CWA staff members graduated from Staff School at the University of Iowa. Many of the new staff previously served as local leaders and activists. CWA’s Staff School provides training to equip participants with the tools and knowledge to serve our Union in their new roles.

Participants deepened their skills in a number of areas, including strategizing in mock negotiations and arbitration and facilitating education for union leaders. In addition to the University of Iowa Labor Center educators, participants received training from experienced staff from across our union. New staff also had the opportunity to hear from President Claude Cummings Jr., Secretary-Treasurer Ameenah Salaam, and Chief of Staff Sylvia J. Ramos, who engaged them in open Q&A discussions.

2023 CWA Staff School Graduates
New CWA staff members celebrate their graduation from Staff School at the University of Iowa.


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