Friday, February 6, 2009

Upcoming Labor Education Program

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Register Online

Technically Speaking:

Moving Your Local into the YouTube Age

February 26-27, Reynolds Building, UALR Labor Education Program

Topics include:

  • Legal Rights to Communicate in the Workplace
  • Bargaining for Union Communication Rights
  • Effective Use of E-mail and Web Sites
  • Creating Videos and Posting on YouTube
  • Using Facebook and MySpace
  • Texting Your Union Messages

Bring your cell phones!
Hands on practice using technology.

Who should attend:

Union members and officers interested in effective communication.

Seminar sign in Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lunches provided
Park in Lot 13 on the north side of 28th Street.
Registration fee: Early Bird: $110 | Regular: $125
Online Registration Deadline: Early Bird: February 6, 2009
Regular: February 12, 2009
If registering after February 6, call to confirm your seat.
Click here to register online

The UALR Labor Education Program (LEP) provides educational services and training programs for labor organizations and workers. Programs are conducted for local unions, central labor councils, and international unions at the regional or district level. Several seminars are held each year which draw participants from Arkansas and surrounding states. LEP provides training in traditional areas such as steward training, collective bargaining, arbitration, effective leadership, and workplace safety. In addition, LEP develops specific programs in response to needs expressed by client unions.

The LEP also houses the Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (WSEP). The purpose of WSEP is to provide information, resources, and services that will assist in providing the training necessary to equip workers to participate in today's global economy. The program is structured to help working men and women to acquire the foundation skills and knowledge essential to perform effectively on the job and to achieve their occupational goals.

Other upcoming programs:

Issues in Collctive bargaining, March 12-14, 2009 UALR campus, Little Rock, AR

Labor and Employment Law, April 23-24 UALR campus, Little Rock, AR

MidSouth Union Leadership Institute, June 11-13 Clarion Resort on the Lake, Hot Springs, AR

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