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Leadership Academy

2020 Teamsters Leadership Academy Schedule Of Events

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Here is a list of the 2020 Teamsters Leadership Academy programs available from the IBT Training and Development Department for Teamster leaders. Review the schedule, here.

Collective Bargaining: How to Negotiate Strong Teamster Contracts in the Public Sector

Price: $250.00

Oakland,

This five-day program is designed for those who are responsible for bargaining labor contracts in the public sector. The program will cover the legal aspects of collective bargaining, the bargaining time line, employer research, building membership solidarity, and bargaining table strategies and tactics (including costing, contract language, use of caucuses and sidebars, etc.) Read the announcement, here.

New Officer Training and Education (NOTE)

Price: $150.00

Washington,

The IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a three-day training program for newly-elected Local Union Presidents, Secretary-Treasurers and Trustees (only). Read the announcement, here.

New Officer Training and Education (NOTE)

Price: $150.00

Washington,

The IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a three-day training program for newly-elected Local Union Presidents, Secretary-Treasurers and Trustees (only). Read the announcement, here.

Business Agent Skills in Survival (BASIS)

Price: $250.00

Washington,

This five-day program provides an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful as a Teamster business representative. Subjects include: organizing your work, effective representation, collective bargaining, organizing, political action, and membership mobilization. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet staff from a number of IBT Departments and learn about the services they provide to IBT affiliates. Read the announcement, here.

Organizing for JUSTICE and POWER!

Price: $250.00

Cedar Rapids,

This five-day program for local union organizers and staff will teach participants how to build a successful organizing local by following the steps of the IBT Comprehensive Campaign Strategy. Through a case study, strong emphasis will be on guidelines and principles needed for building a successful campaign while dealing with today’s organizing challenges and obstacles. Read the announcement, here.

Collective Bargaining How to Negotiate Strong Teamster Contracts in the Private Sector

Price: $250.00

St. Louis,

This five-day program is designed for those who are responsible for bargaining labor contracts in the private sector. The program will cover the legal aspects of collective bargaining, the bargaining time line, company research, building membership solidarity, and bargaining table strategies and tactics (including costing, contract language, use of caucuses and sidebars, etc.) Read the announcement, here.

Local Union Communications: Mobilize Members to Fight the War on Workers

Price: $100.00

Burr Ridge,

This two-day TLA will explore effective ways for Teamster affiliates to communicate with members through the use of social networking, newsletters, websites and local media. Read the announcement, here.

Business Agent Skills in Survival (BASIS)

Price: $250.00

Washington,

This five-day program provides an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to be successful as a Teamster business representative. Subjects include: organizing your work, effective representation, collective bargaining, organizing, political action, and membership mobilization. Read the announcement, here.

Diversity

Price: $150.00

Washington,

This three-day course examines everyone’s implicit bias, and how it manifests in all aspects of the work that union representatives perform from processing grievances and engaging members to hiring union staff. “Implicit bias” is used to describe when we have attitudes towards people or associate stereotypes with them without our conscious knowledge. Read the announcement, here.

Leadership Development: Building a Strong Local Union through Effective Leadership

Price: $150.00

North Miami,

This three-day course will provide a view of leadership that includes looking at the organization from multiple perspectives while balancing the internal and external dynamics that impact effectiveness. Is there a difference between managing and leading? Labor unions historically focus on rapid response to challenges in the workplace and the nation. Topics will include group dynamics, time management, strategic planning and visioning. Read the announcement, here.

Retiree Health Insurance

This program consists of several different benefits for Teamster retirees. These Teamster benefits can help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.