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2019 Teamsters Leadership Academy Schedule Of Events

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Here is a list of the 2019 Teamsters Leadership Academy programs available from the IBT Training and Development Department for Teamster leaders. Review the schedule, here.

Bargaining: How to Negotiate Strong Teamster Contracts

Price: $200.00

Bellflower,

*This Class is Full and No Longer Accepting Registrations* 

This four‐day program is designed for those who are responsible for bargaining labor contracts in the private and public sectors. 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.) View the annoucement, here.

New Officer Training and Education (NOTE)

Price: $150.00

Washington,

*This Class is Full and No Longer Accepting Registrations* 

Due to the demand for this program, the IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a second three‐day training program for newly‐elected Local Union Presidents, Secretary‐Treasurers and Trustees (only). The program will draw on the expertise of staff from the General Secretary‐Treasurer’s office and the IBT Legal Department and focus primarily on the legal and constitutional requirements of Teamster officers. View the announcement here.

Business Agent Skills in Survival (BASIS)

Price: $250.00

Washington,

*April Class is Full - We Are Only Accepting Registrations for the October Class*

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. View the announcement, here.

Organizing for JUSTICE and POWER!

Price: $250.00

Philadelphia,

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. View the announcement, here.

Leadership Development: Building a Strong Local Union through Effective Leadership

Price: $150.00

New York,

Is there a difference between managing and leading?  Labor unions historically focus on rapid response to challenges in the workplace and the nation.  This 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. Topics will include group dynamics, time management, strategic planning and visioning. View 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. View the announcement, here.

Resolving Disputes at the Final Step Increase Your Chances to WIN!

Price: $150.00

St Louis,

Whether you are responsible for preparing and presenting at an arbitration hearing or a panel hearing, this program will examine the skills needed to present a case at the final level of the grievance procedure. Participants will develop their expertise in preparing the necessary documentation, witnesses and theory of the case. Both tactics and strategies for effective presentations will be discussed. View 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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