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2017 Teamsters Leadership Academy Schedule Of Events



Here is a list of the 2017 Teamsters Leadership Academy programs available from the IBT Training and Development Department for Teamster leaders. Review the schedule, here.

Strategic Planning for Local Union Principal Officers

Price: $110.00


This two‐day program will focus on the principles of strategic planning. Officers will prepare a mission statement for their local, joint council, division and/or conference and discuss specific objectives contained within their mission statement. Download the announcement, here.

Business Agent Skills in Survival (BASIS)

Price: $275.00


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

Member Mobilization for Power!!

Price: $150.00

St. Louis,

Whether bargaining new contracts, re‐negotiating existing ones, addressing workplace issues, growing your membership or fighting legislative issues, internal organizing is the key component. The IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a three‐day course designed to help local unions develop a strategic action plan to engage their members in local union activities. It is especially recommended for those in “right‐to‐work” states or those who are concerned with “right‐to‐work” legislation passing in their state. Participants will put together a real life plan of action that can be implemented upon return to their locals. Download the announcement, here.

Organizing for JUSTICE and POWER

Price: $250.00

San Antonio,

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. Download 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.

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