News Release

Published on Thursday, August 28, 2008

Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services Division is offering a series of seminars to keep local businesses up to date on human resources trends and training. The seminars, collectively called “Wednesdays at Western,” will be held various Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the La Crosse Campus.

Sept. 10, “Using EEOC to Stay out of Court,” covers management practices that will help avoid litigation.

Sept. 24, “Take Charge of Challenging Employees,” explores the difference between attitude and behavior and which is more important.

Oct. 8, “Three Important Rules: Document, Document, Document,” will show how to document incidents, accidents, and behaviors so the truth is indisputable.

Oct. 29, “If Not You, then Who?” will look for ways to fill the gaps created when employees depart unexpectedly.

Nov. 12, “Creating a High-Performance Work System,” teaches the fundamental principles of a high-performance work system, and how it will produce the desired outcomes.

Dec. 17, “Sexual Harassment,” includes examples of EEOC violations and the supervisor’s role in eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace.

Cost is $29 per session or $145 for all six courses. For details on this and other seminars, visit To register, contact the Business and Industry Services Division at 608.785.9232 or e-mail

For information on additional Western Technical College programs and services, call 608.785.9200 or visit the Web site at