The Michigan School for Women Workers

The Michigan School for Women Workers invites all union and non-union workers and activists from allied organizations to share ideas and grow skills for responding to the challenges facing working people with a special focus on women's issues and leaders. We welcome participants from all genders and all cultural or ethnic backgrounds.

The Michigan School for Women Workers has been offering quality education since 1974. The 2024 conference marks our 50 year anniversary!


Registration for the Michigan School for Women Workers is officially open. Full conference info below. Register now!

Past Events

You can review the curriculums offered at past conferences below. As this is a long-standing conference, please note that not every year is represented. To see photos and video from past conferences, visit the Michigan School for Women Workers Facebook Page.

2024 Michigan School for Women Workers

Fifty Years of History, Sisterhood, & Progress!

WHEN: April 18-20, 2024 (Thursday - Saturday)

WHERE: Somerset Inn in Troy, MI

COST: $600 ($540 tuition, $60 meal fee)



COST is $600 ($540 tuition, $60 mandatory meal fee)

Please register and pay by April 11th, 2023. If we receive the full $600 payment by that date, you are eligible for the Express Lane—a shorter wait in line to check in. Mandatory meal payment covers 2 lunches and 2 breakfasts. Tuition assistance programs (TAP) cover tuition, but not meals. If using TAP, apply for $540 tuition. You or your union must include the $60 meal payment with your registration. 


First check-in is Thursday, April 18th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. A welcome program that evening runs from 7 - 9 pm. There is a second check-in period from 7:30-9:00 am Friday, April 19th. Friday and Saturday programs begin at 9am and run until 5:00 pm. 


The Somerset Inn, 2601 W Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI 48084. 


Call (800) 228-8769 or (248) 643-7800 to reserve a room at the Somerset Inn at $124 per night (Queen Bed) or $149 per night (King bed) plus taxes.  Rooms are held at this rate until Thursday April 4th, 2023.  Mention MSWW for these rates. Note hotel cancellation deadlines. You will be charged if you fail to cancel by the hotel’s deadline. 


The last date to withdraw at no cost is Thursday, April 11th. To be valid, cancellations must be emailed to Registrants who not cancel by the deadline or fail to attend owe full payment of $600.00.


A limited number of partial scholarships are available. Call to inquire or refer to the scholarship portion of our website.