Digital Trainings

The AFL-CIO runs web-based training sessions that can be joined remotely as long as you have access to a computer and a phone. Our training calendar is updated regularly and covers the following (click on a topic to view upcoming trainings):

Zoom Training

To attend a webinar on Zoom web and video conferencing, just click on the appropriate training below.

Upcoming Zoom Training Calendar:

Level One—Basic (“Zoom 101”)
The AFL-CIO offers these Level One—Basic trainings that cover some governance concepts.
We recommend joining 5 minutes early to register:

 June 30, 2020, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 2, 2020, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 7, 2020, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting

Zoom Breakout Meetings
Learn how to manage your breakout meetings.
  July 1, 2020, 4 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting

Level One—Basic (Zoom/ATT)
Zoom/ATT has offered some additional basic training (no governance issues were covered).
These training sessions were open to anyone and were run by Zoom representatives.
  You can view a previously recorded training here.

Level Two—Governance Training (for State Federations and CLCs)
We recommend joining 5 minutes early to register:

 Please check back soon for updates.

Level Three—Endorsements and Conventions (for State Federations and CLCs)
 Please check back soon for updates.

General Governance Trainings (for State Federations and CLCs)
We recommend joining 5 minutes early to register:
Code of Conduct Designee Training:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Conducting Your Convention via Zoom: Peer to Peer Learning:
 Please check back soon for updates.

Zoom Resources
 You can get started with trainings right away by going to the Zoom support page.

Zoom Office Hours
 Please check back soon for updates.

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Common Sense Economics (CSE) Conversations

Due to the small, interactive nature of these conversations, registration is limited and early registration is highly recommended.

Global Crisis, Global Solution:
 July 2, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 9, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 16, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 23, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 30, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 Aug. 6, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Women:
 July 13, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 20, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 27, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 Aug. 3, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 Aug. 10, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 Aug. 17, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 Aug. 24, 2020, 12 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
The Role of Government During a Crisis:
 July 7, 2020, 8 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 14, 2020, 8 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 21, 2020, 8 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
What is a Recession?:
 June 30, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 7, 2020, 7 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 28, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
Why Vote?:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Why Vote by Mail?:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Workplace Safety:
 July 7, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 21, 2020, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting
 July 28, 2020, 7 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting

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It’s All Digital Now: Adjusting Communications to an All-Online World

Writing for the Web:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Digital Organizing 101: The Basics:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Video Tools and Processes: Zoom, Interviews, and Editing:
 Please check back soon for updates.
Recording Podcasts and Interviews Remotely:
 June 29, 2020, 1 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting

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UnionHall Training

The AFL-CIO uses UnionHall, a powerful website-building tool, for state and local organizations. Please RSVP by clicking on the training below that you wish to attend. After you RSVP for a training, you will receive an auto thank you email with login information. We will send you a reminder email the day of the training.

UnionHall FAQ

Upcoming UnionHall Webinar Training Calendar:
 July 9, 2020, 1 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join meeting

UnionHall Training Videos:
Full UnionHall training (1:29:44)
You’ve got your login email, what do you do now? (12:25)
Logging In and Creating New Admins (2:48)
Article Creation (25:51)
Adding Articles and Featured Content (17:31)
Social Properties (4:47)
Updating the "About Us" Section and Officers Bios (8:46)
The Event Calendar (5:15)
The Menu Bar (15:39)
Creating Actions (11:15)

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Action Network E-Activist Tools

Upcoming Action Network Training Calendar:
July 7, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Aug. 4, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Sept. 1, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Oct. 6, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Nov. 10, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Dec. 1, 2020, 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Action Network Resources
Action Network Support—Training Documentation, Videos and FAQ

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Webinars for Union Leaders

The AFL-CIO hosts occasional webinars to train new union officers and designees.

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LaborKey Per Caps Tool

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