Training

SEIU 1021
Overview

Fall Trainings 2018

Basic Steward Training

Designed for new stewards, this course focuses on the rights and roles of union leaders, legal protections for stewards, problem-solving 101, and Weingarten rights.

  • OAKLAND Office – Mon., Oct. 15 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak St., Willie Gholar Room, Oakland, CA

  • SANTA ROSA Office – Thurs., Oct. 18 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 600 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA 

  • MARTINEZ - Tues., Oct. 23 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, IFPTE Local 21 office, 624 Ferry Street, Martinez,

  • SACRAMENTO Office – Tues., Oct. 23 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA

Intermediate Steward Training

For those who already know the basics, this course looks closer at grievances and investigations, the tests of just cause, dealing with management, and the union’s right to information.

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tues., Oct. 2 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA
  • OAKLAND Office – Tues., Oct. 30 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak St., Willie Gholar Room, Oakland, CA
  • MARTINEZ – Tues., Oct. 30/ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, IFPTE Local 21 office, 624 Ferry Street, Martinez, CA
  • SACRAMENTO Office – Thurs., Nov. 1 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA
  • SANTA ROSA Office – Tues., Dec. 11 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 600 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA

​Advanced Steward Training I

Stewards who wish to learn how to build solidarity, organize around issues, have effective conversations, and recruit members should attend this class.

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tues., Nov. 13 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA
  • OAKLAND Office – Tues., Nov. 13 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, CA
  • SACRAMENTO Office – Wed., Nov.14 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA

 

Advanced Steward Training II

Stewards who wish to develop their skills in putting arguments together and presenting cases as well as writing grievances are invited to attend. Intermediate Steward Training is a pre-requisite.

  • OAKLAND Office – Tues., Nov. 27 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, CA
  • STOCKTON Office – Tues., Nov. 27 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 4226 Coronado Ave., Stockton, CA
  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tues., Dec. 4 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA
  • SACRAMENTO Office – Wed., Dec. 12 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA

The Steward’s Role in the ADA Interactive Process

The ADA mandates that all employers engage in an interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation of an employee’s disability can be made. Learn what role stewards and other union advocates can play in assisting disabled employees or those returning to work subsequent to an injury or illness. 

  • STOCKTON Office – Tues., Oct. 23 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 4226 Coronado Ave., Stockton, CA (Video-conferencing from our Jackson Office, 201 Rd, Suite 101 available with minimum of 6 participants)
  • OAKLAND Office – Mon., Dec. 10 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, CA
  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Thurs., Dec. 13 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA

Member to Member One-on-One Organizing in A Voluntary Environment

Learn, practice and discuss strategies for having effective one-on-one conversations with your coworkers.

  • SAN RAFAEL Office – Thurs., Nov. 15 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 4340 Redwood Highway, Suite D-307, San Rafael, CA

Research in Healthcare: Nursing Ethics & Patient Protection in the Age of Social Media

A continuing education class for RNs, LVNs, CNA/PCA/HHAs. Nursing has an important role to play in protecting patient privacy and autonomy in all stages of the research process. This class will focus on the ethical review of healthcare information on-line, in social media and in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. 

  • CLOSED–Capacity Reached—SAN FRANCISCO Office – Fri., Nov. 16 / 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA RNs, LVNS, CNAs, and PPC/HHAs will be awarded 7 CEUs

A Collective Response to Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying has negative effects not just on the targeted individual – it can lead to a culture of fear and retaliation and a decline in employee morale. In this interactive workshop we’ll learn the perspectives and tools needed to develop our collective courage to overcome divisions at our work sites and build unity and respect among coworkers. The course will be facilitated by professional trainer and coach, Joe Fahey, former President of Teamsters Local 912 who is featured in the book White Men Challenging Racism.

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tues., Oct. 23 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA
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Violence Prevention in the Healthcare Workplace (CEU)
Sponsored by Berkeley Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

  • Thursday, October 11, 2018, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Elihu M. Harris State Building, 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA, 94612 

A continuing education class for RNs, LVNs, CNA, PCA, and HHAs. Workers in healthcare settings are at an increased risk of experiencing workplace violence. During this full-day course, attendees will learn to identify contributing factors that may escalate risk and promote violent incidents, and will explore harm reduction strategies for high risk environments.