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

Upcoming Action Network Training Calendar:
 June 7, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 July 19, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 Aug. 2, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 Sept. 6, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 Oct. 4, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 Nov. 1, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP
 Dec. 6, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: 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.

CSE 101:
Please check back soon for updates.
Defending Democracy: Why Voting Matters:
Please check back soon for updates.
Workers First Agenda Discussion:
 May 26, 2022, 4 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to RSVP

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Data Analytics and Infrastructure Resource (DAIR) Trainings

Labor Action Network (LAN):
LAN My Campaign:
 June 16, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 July 21, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Sept. 15, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Oct. 20, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Nov. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Dec. 15, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
LAN My Voters:
 June 2, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 July 7, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Aug. 4, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Sept. 1, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Oct. 6, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Nov. 3, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Dec. 1, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join

Local Union Database (LUD):
LUD 101:
 June 9, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 June 22, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 July 14, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 July 27, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Aug. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Aug. 24, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Sept. 8, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Sept. 21, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Oct. 13, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Oct. 26, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Nov. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Nov. 30, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Dec. 8, 2022, 2 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join
 Dec. 21, 2022, 3 p.m. Eastern Time: Click here to join

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Labor History

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

 June 16, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time: 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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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:
UnionHall 101:
Please check back soon for updates.

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:
 July 7, 2022, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time: 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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