IAFF Congratulates Harvard Trade Union Program Graduates

April 13 • 2019

Dearborn Heights, MI Local 1355 President Phil Hall and Ft. Myer, VA Local F-253 President Mike Jackson have graduated from the Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP), an intensive six-week residential session for union leaders. Participants receive high-level leadership training, gain more insight into issues facing the labor movement and exchange ideas.

The program helps union leaders develop keener analytical, managerial and problem-solving skills, as well as discover ways to deepen public understanding of the value and importance of labor unions.

The IAFF awards scholarships to members who demonstrate active participation within their local as an officer, committee member or in another