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):

 

Action Network E-Activist Tools

June 4, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
July 9, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Aug. 6, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 3, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Oct. 1, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Nov. 5, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Dec. 3, 2024, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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

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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.

Please check back soon for updates.

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Data Analytics and Infrastructure Resource (DAIR) Trainings

Labor Action Network (LAN):

LAN My Campaign:
Please check back soon for updates.

LAN My Voters:
Please check back soon for updates.

Local Union Database (LUD):

LUD 101:
Please check back soon for updates.

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LaborKey Per Caps Tool

Introduction to LaborKey:
Please check back soon for updates.

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Leadership and Labor History

Come for a discussion about a labor history topic where we will link the past to the present.

Please check back soon for updates.

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Political Skills

Canvassing for Program Managers:
June 6, 2024, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 5, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Create-A-List in LAN:
Aug. 22, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Data Office Hours:
Oct. 10, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Oct. 17, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Oct. 24, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Oct. 31, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Effective Worksite Programs:
June 6, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Intro to Data Driven Program:
Aug. 1, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Labor Politics and Power: Working in Federations:
Aug. 9, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

MiniVAN: Train the Trainer:
Sept. 19, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Moving Leaders to Action:
May 23, 2024, 5:30 p.m. ET: Click here to join
June 4, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join

One-on-One Conversations in the Workplace:
May 29, 2024, 5:30 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 13, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

OpenVPB: Train the Trainer:
Sept. 26, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Overcoming Polarization:
Sept. 3, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 6, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Phone Banking for Program Managers:
May 23, 2024, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Aug. 29, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Political Campaign Implementation:
Aug. 20, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Political Polarization: Home and Abroad:
July 12, 2024, 12 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers:
Aug. 13, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Aug. 23, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Running a Labor Political Campaign:
June 11, 2024, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Scale to Win:
June 13, 2024, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Speaker Training for Labor in the Pulpit Bimah Minbar:
Aug. 8, 2024, 7 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Strategies to Get Out the Vote:
Sept. 18, 2024, 6 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 25, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Using Affiliate Data:
Aug. 8, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Using the Approvals Tracker:
Aug. 15, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

VIP for Program Managers:
May 30, 2024, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Sept. 12, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

VIP: Train the Trainer:
Oct. 3, 2024, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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State Federation/Central Labor Council Development

AFL-CIO Code of Conduct Designee Training:
Please check back soon for updates.

Tool Review:
Learn about the tools that the AFL-CIO has for your organization:
May 30, 2024, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
June 27, 2024, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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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.

NOTE: In June of 2022 we migrated to the updated UnionHall 2.0. This training will cover the basic of how to use the new website system. Get started on your website today!

UnionHall FAQ

Upcoming UnionHall Webinar Training Calendar:

UnionHall 2.0:
May 30, 2024, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
June 13, 2024, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 

UnionHall Training Videos:

Full Training Part 1 & 2 (49:07)
UH 2.0 -- What's New (13:44 min)
UH 2.0 -- Getting Started/What's New (13:40 min)
Admin Functionality: Content Tabs (4:50 mins)
Admin Functionality: Overview (12:04 mins)
Admin Functionality: Your Admin Toolbar (4:34 min)
Getting Started -- New Union Hall 2.0 (30:40 min)
Getting Started -- Template Overview (29:24 min)
Getting Started: Logging In/Reset Password (2.37 min)
Getting Started: Template Review (15:48 min)
Getting Started: What's New (9:07 min)
Getting Started: What's New with Union Hall 2.0 (30 min)
UH 2.0 Site Header (menu bar, name and logo, social icons) (8:01 min)
Content: Adding Actions (14:36 min)
Content: Adding a Menu Item. (4:33 min)
Content: Basic Page Creation (14:22 min)
Content: Biography and About Us Page (12:48 mins)
Content: Creating Articles (32:41 min)
Content: Creating Events (22:12 min)
Content: Hero Image Slider/Carousel (7:07 min)
Site Layout: Add Social Media Links (8:33 min)
Site Layout: Site Header Customization (8:09 min)

UnionHall v1 Playlist

CWA's Training Video on UnionHall 2.0

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Webinars for Union Leaders

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

Please check back soon for updates.

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Zoom Resources

Level One—Basic (Zoom/ATT)
Zoom/ATT has offered some additional basic training. These training sessions were open to anyone and were run by Zoom representatives.
You can view a previously recorded training here.

Zoom Support: Getting Started
You can get started with trainings right away by going to the Zoom support page.

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