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

 Feb. 7, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 March 7, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 April 4, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 May 2, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 June 6, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 July 11, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Aug. 1, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Sept. 5, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Oct. 3, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Nov. 7, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
 Dec. 5, 2023, 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.

Reproductive Health and the Economy:
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.

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.

Labor History: Black Rosie the Riveters:
 Feb. 7, 2023, 2 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Labor History: We Can All Share History—the North Carolina Labor Movement:
 March 2, 2023, 3 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Labor History: Leadership Lessons from the 1930s:
 April 6, 2023, 8 p.m. ET: Click here to join
Labor History: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest:
 May 16, 2023, 2 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:
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)

CWA's Training Video on UnionHall 2.0
  
Hero Images (5:10)
  Articles (13:17)
  Image Options - Setting Focal Points (19:05)
  Pages & Formatting Content (21:01)
  Add Page to the Menu (24:42)
  Menu - Your Website Menu (27:43)
  Events (31:29)
  Layout - Advanced content layout (35:15)
  PDFs (41:37)
  Editor Screen - how to use scroll bars (49:16)

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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 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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