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

 Nov. 1, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to RSVP
 Dec. 6, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to RSVP

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.

Reproductive Health and the Economy:
 Oct. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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Data Analytics and Infrastructure Resource (DAIR) Trainings

Labor Action Network (LAN):
LAN My Campaign:
 Oct. 20, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Nov. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Dec. 15, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
LAN My Voters:
 Nov. 3, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Dec. 1, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Local Union Database (LUD):
LUD 101:
 Oct. 13, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 26, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Nov. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Nov. 30, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Dec. 8, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Dec. 21, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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Labor 2022 Training Program

Here is the training schedule for the Labor 2022 political organizing program. These sessions are open to anyone supporting Labor 2022. (See below for tech support office hours.)

Women and the Economy:
 Oct. 12, 2022, 8 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Culture Change:
 Oct. 13, 2022, 4 p.m. ET: Click here to join
LAN and DAIR Training:
 Oct. 18, 2022, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
GOTV (Get Out the Vote) Best Practices:
 Oct. 19, 2022, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join

Working Families Toolkit Tech Support
Here are office hours to help guide folks using the new LUL/LUM (Local Union Letter/Local Union Mail) ordering system on the Working Families Toolkit.

 Oct. 10, 2022, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 12, 2022, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 17, 2022, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 19, 2022, 1 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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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.

Voter Suppression Past and Present
 Oct. 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Labor History: On this Day...
 Oct. 31, 2022, 8:00 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Leadership and Labor History
 Nov. 21, 2022, 3:00 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:
 Oct. 13, 2022, 1:00 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 27, 2022, 1:00 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Nov. 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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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Webinars for Union Leaders

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

Code of Conduct Designee Training:
 Nov. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Code of Conduct Designee Training:
 Nov. 16, 2022, 7 p.m. ET: Click here to join

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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:
Please check back soon for updates.

Zoom Breakout Meetings
Learn how to manage your breakout meetings.
Please check back soon for updates.

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)
AFL-CIO Code of Conduct Overview:
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)
Please check back soon for updates.

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

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