Training

SEIU 1021
Overview

Winter Trainings 2019

Please register early as space may be limited. Get the SEIU 1021 Winter Training Brochure here.

• Arrive approximately 15 minutes early to sign in. 

• All classes are FREE to SEIU 1021 members. 

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.

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tuesday, January 8 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA

  • SACRAMENTO Office – Wednesday, January 16 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA

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

  • SANTA ROSA Office –  Wednesday, January 30 / 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 600 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA

  •  JACKSON Office – Wednesday, February 13/ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 201 Clinton Road, Suite 101, Jackson, 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 – Tuesday, February 5 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. B, San Francisco, CA

  • OAKLAND Office – Wednesday, February 6 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak St., Willie Gholar Room, Oakland, CA

  • SACRAMENTO Office – Wednesday, February 13 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 5450 Power Inn Road, Suite F, Sacramento, CA

  • SANTA ROSA Office – Tuesday, February 19 / 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 600 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA

  • JACKSON Office – Wednesday, March  13/ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 201 Clinton Road, Suite 101, Jackson, CA

  • UKIAH Office – Thursday, March 21/ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 655 Kings Court #100, Ukiah, 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.

  • MARTINEZ – Tuesday, January 22/ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, IFPTE Local 21 office, 624 Ferry Street, Martinez, CA

  • OAKLAND Office – Wednesday, February 27 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, CA

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tuesday, March 5 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. A, San Francisco, CA

  • SACRAMENTO Office – Wednesday, March 13 / 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.

  • MARTINEZ – Tuesday, February 5/ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, UFCW Local 5, Upstairs Conference RM,  4121 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA 94553

  • OAKLAND Office – Wednesday, March 13 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, CA

  • SAN FRANCISCO Office – Tuesday, April 2 / 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 350 Rhode Island, Suite 100, Conf. Rm. B, San Francisco, 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. 

  • OAKLAND Office – Monday, March 18 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 100 Oak Street, Willie Gholar Rm., Oakland, 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.

  • UKIAH Office – Thursday, January 31/ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm 655 Kings Court #100, Ukiah, CA

Building Member to Member Networks Through Worksite Mapping

Examine the fundamentals of mapping our workplaces.  Learn how to map a worksite for leaders, active members, and to assess power.  Discuss how mapping can strengthen existing on-the-job networks, and ramp up member-to-member communication and member activity.

  • JACKSON Office – Wednesday, January 23/ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, 201 Clinton Road, Suite 101, Jackson, CA

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.

  • STOCKTON Office – Thursday, March 14 / 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, 4226 Coronado Ave., Stockton, CA