Trainings



Wednesday 1/26 6pm-7pm: Knowing Your Contract
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Contract language common terms and definitions
  • Getting more familiar with your contract
  • Contract interpretation

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/knowing-your-contract-training-7/

Wednesday 2/2 6pm-7pm: Filing a Grievance
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Deciding if you have a grievance
  • 5 Steps of grievance handling
  • Practice and gain skills in writing a grievance

Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/filing-a-grievance-training-7/

Wednesday 2/9 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:

  • Review the role of a steward in investigatory meeting
  • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
  • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-6/

Thursday 2/10 12pm-1pm: How to Sign Up New Employees
New employee engagement is pivotal to building a strong union. We want to welcome all new employees to their new UNION JOB and share with them all the wonderful benefits of being a member, how to get information on their union and answer some basic questions. Come to this training to learn tips on how to engage with new employees and how to build a strong union engagement from day one on the job!
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/how-to-sign-up-new-employees-2/

Wednesday 2/23 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-3
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-223-530pm/

Thursday 2/24 6pm-7pm: Unions 101
Is this your first Union job? Are you new to AFSCME? This training is for you. We’ll review AFSCME members’ only benefits, what it means to be a member, and how our union works. We’ll also answer all of your questions and get you the resources you need.
Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/unions-101/

Note: This training will be offered in Spanish as well
Nota: Esta capacitación también se ofrecerá en Español

Tuesday 3/15 6pm-7pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
Do you have Federal Student loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-4/

Thursday 04/07 6pm-7:30pm: Introductory Steward Training
An Introductory Course, for new Stewards, to knowing your contract, investigatory meetings, and filing grievances in 90 minutes. After the training, we'll be checking in with participants to answer questions, providing a toolkit, and providing opportunities for follow-up training.
Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/introductory-steward-training-9/

Thursday 04/14 6pm-7pm: Knowing Your Contract
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Contract language common terms and definitions
  • Getting more familiar with your contract
  • Contract interpretation

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/knowing-your-contract-training-8/

Thursday 4/21 6pm-7pm: Filing a Grievance
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Deciding if you have a grievance
  • 5 Steps of grievance handling
  • Practice and gain skills in writing a grievance

Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/filing-a-grievance-training-8/

Thursday 4/28 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:

  • Review the role of a steward in investigatory meeting
  • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
  • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-7/

Wednesday 5/11 12pm-2pm: Grievance Writing Workshop
Walkthrough the elements of a strong grievance, and get step-by-step practice in the writing process. Bring your real-life examples to the workshop - confidentially, of course! Limited to 12 participants - sign up soon! Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/grievance-writing-workshop-4/

Wednesday 5/18 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-12pm/
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-530pm/

Tuesday 6/7 6pm-7:30pm: Introductory Steward Training
An Introductory Course, for new Stewards, to knowing your contract, investigatory meetings, and filing grievances in 90 minutes. After the training, we'll be checking in with participants to answer questions, providing a toolkit, and providing opportunities for follow-up training.
Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/introductory-steward-training-10/

Tuesday 06/14 6pm-7pm: Knowing Your Contract
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Contract language common terms and definitions
  • Getting more familiar with your contract
  • Contract interpretation

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/knowing-your-contract-training-9/

Tuesday 6/21 6pm-7pm: Filing a Grievance
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Deciding if you have a grievance
  • 5 Steps of grievance handling
  • Practice and gain skills in writing a grievance

Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/filing-a-grievance-training-9/

Tuesday 6/28 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:

  • Review the role of a steward in investigatory meeting
  • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
  • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-8/

Wednesday 6/29 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-4/
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-5/

Wednesday 9/14 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-6/
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-7/

Wednesday 10/26 6pm-7:30pm: Introductory Steward Training
An Introductory Course, for new Stewards, to knowing your contract, investigatory meetings, and filing grievances in 90 minutes. After the training, we'll be checking in with participants to answer questions, providing a toolkit, and providing opportunities for follow up training.
Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/introductory-steward-training-11/

Wednesday 11/2 6pm-7pm: Knowing Your Contract
This is a follow up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Contract language common terms and definitions
  • Getting more familiar with your contract
  • Contract interpretation

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/knowing-your-contract-training-10/

Wednesday 11/9 6pm-7pm: Filing a Grievance
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

    • Deciding if you have a grievance
    • 5 Steps of grievance handling
    • Practice and gain skills in writing a grievance

Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/filing-a-grievance-training-10/

Wednesday 11/16 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings

      This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:
      • Review the role of a steward in investigatory meeting
      • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
      • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-9/