Mid-South Union Leadership Institute
June 11-13, 2009
Clarion Resort on the Lake, Hot Springs, AR
4813 Central Ave
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Sponsored by the Arkansas AFL-CIO, Mississippi AFL-CIO, Oklahoma AFL-CIO, Tennessee AFL-CIO,
and Texas AFL-CIO
Who Should Attend? Union officers and representatives with leadership responsibilities.
Major Workshops (Choose Track A or B)
Track A: Effective Local Union Administration
Roles of Officers and Executive Board Members
Using Power to Lead the Local
Effective Local and Committee Meetings
Setting and Achieving Goals
Legal Responsibilities under the Labor –Management Reporting and Disclosure Act
Growing and Mobilizing the Membership
Conducting Local Union Elections
Dealing with Conflict in the Local
Special Topic Workshops (Choose One)
1) Communicating in the YouTube Age
Learn how to use online social networks, video hosting services and microblogging/texting sites to communicate your union's message.
2) Opportunities for Unions in a New Green Economy
Explore efforts and alliances to fund and create good, green-collar jobs.
- Legislative Update
- Understanding the Current Economic Crisis and Labor’s Response
- Labor History through Music and Film: Woody Guthrie to the Dropkick Murphys
AFL-CIO State Caucuses
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Seminar Check In 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Sessions and workshops 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Sessions and workshops 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2009
Sessions and workshops 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Graduation Luncheon 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Registration Fees and Options
Please register early!
By May 21 - Early Bird $200
By May 28 - Regular $225
If registering after May 28, call LEP at to confirm your registration.
Go to: http://iea.ualr.edu/lep/events/Mid-South-2009.pdf to download brochure.
For online registration go to: http://iea.ualr.edu/lep/seminars/registration/onlineregistration-MSUL.php
A minimum number of registrations are required for this seminar.
Please call the Clarion Resort on the Lake at
A block of rooms has been reserved until May 11 at the rate of $98, single or double. Please mention the UALR Labor Education Program to receive this rate. to make your sleeping room reservations.
Questions?? For more information contact the Labor Education Program at 501-569-8483, fax at email@example.com. or email