Sunday, February 18, 2007

Mid-South Union Leadership Institute

The Mid-South Union Leadership Institute, conducted by the UALR Labor Education Program is sponsored by the Arkansas AFL-CIO, Mississippi AFL-CIO, Oklahoma AFL-CIO, Tennessee AFL-CIO, and Texas AFl-CIO. It will be held March 15-17 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. Workshops for union officers and representatives with leadership responsibilities include:

Effective Local Union Administration: Roles of the Officers and Executive Board; Setting and Achieving Goals; Conducting Effective Local and Committee Meetings; and Using Parliamentary Procedure

Union Building: Identifying Leadership Styles and Skills; Growing The Membership; Increasing Participation; Dealing with Conflicts in the Local

Faith and Labor: Explore the link between the values and beliefs of the major religious traditions and the labor movement. Learn how to build support from the faith based community.

Political Action in the Local: Learn how to talk to your members about important political and legislative issues and to mobilize members around those issues.

The complete agenda and registration materials are available here in PDF. Certificates will be awarded. University policy requires delegates stay for the entire seminar in order to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education units.

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