Guild Winter Training Series
Mark your calendars: The Guild has several exciting workshops and panels planned for November and December. Register below—and feel free to invite your Guild coworkers!
Organizing Conversations Training
Are you beating your head against the wall trying to get your coworkers involved? This workshop is for you! Hear success stories from Guild members who turned their workplaces around and turned apathy into action. Learn practical organizing tools for engaging your coworkers, taking action, and getting results.
Upcoming date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:00 - 7:00 pm ET
Stewards Training One: Defending Our Rights
NewsGuild stewards are the backbone of our union, defending their coworkers when they are needed most. In this workshop we will review how stewards can use their special rights and protections to effectively advocate for their coworkers in investigatory interviews. We will also discuss how to handle supervisors who are trying to put you off or trip you up.
Please fill out the information below and then select one of the upcoming training dates to attend. The number of attendees in each training is limited to ensure active participation in the workshop. New dates will be added as classes fill up. If you sign up for a date, but then cannot attend, then please email email@example.com.
- Saturday, November 13, 12:00 - 2:00 pm ET
- Thursday, December 9, 6:00 to 8:00 pm ET
Effective Meeting Facilitation
Running effective meetings is a key part of building a strong union! But do your union meetings drag on too long? Does it feel like the same people are always talking? Is not enough getting done? Are the meetings just plain boring? Well, you are not alone! In this workshop we will discuss how to run effective meetings. Learn how to create a strong agenda, stay on task, get real work done, and make the experience enjoyable in the process!
- Thursday, November 18, 2021, 7:00 - 8:00 pm ET
- Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 7:00 - 8:00 pm ET
Open Up Bargaining!
Opening up bargaining to all members is a great way to build momentum, expose the boss, and democratize our contract campaigns. Learn from panelists with first-hand experience on how to grill the boss and demonstrate our power as a group!
Upcoming date: Thursday, Dec 2, 7:30 - 8:30 pm ET
The workshop will be facilitated by veteran organizer and Labor Notes board member Ellen David Friedman.
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