AFSCME Council 18 Trainings

AFSCME Council 18

UPCOMING ELITE TRAININGS

Sisters, Brothers, and Siblings,

AFSCME Council 18 is committed to providing our members with a wide variety of trainings so you can have the necessary tools to be an effective advocate in the workplace.  

Safe working conditions are a major priority for our union. Our members are exposed to serious hazards, doing jobs that most Americans don’t even want to think about.

Please take a moment and look at the upcoming trainings being offered by AFSCME Council 18 and AFSCME International in New Mexico and Colorado.  

To RSVP for any of the trainings, please contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 or click on the registration link below.

New Mexico

OSHA 10 Training 

January 23 and 24 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

The purpose of this class is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards. The training teaches recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. This course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. The training was designed to help workers stay up-to-date with OSHA safety requirements.

This class is limited to the first 40 members to RSVP, please contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to reserve your spot today!

CPR/AED Training 

January 25 - Two Classes:  8:00am - 12:00pm AND 1:00pm - 5:00pm 

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

The American Health and Safety Institute CPR and AED course is designed specifically for laypeople and is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting. The course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to cardiac emergencies and chocking. Members who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult, Child & Infant CPR & AED valid for two years. 

Each class is limited to the first 32 members to RSVP for either the morning or afternoon session. Lunch will be provided for both classes from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.  Please contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to reserve a spot today!

Labor Management & Health and Safety Committee Training

February 21 and 22 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

Joint committees can be an effective avenue improve workplace conditions. The committees are often established in contract negotiations and can feature strong union representation. They may be ad hoc or permanent, and the rules under which they operate (the number of members, frequency of meetings, groups represented, and so on) vary. In this training participants will learn a number of key ways to build an effective joint committee including committee structure, functions and procedures. Having an effective committee structure provides major benefits to our union.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part I - Basic Steward Training

February 28 and 29 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part I - Basic Steward Training

February 28 and 29 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Union Hall - 138 South Downtown Mall Las Cruces, NM 88001

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part I - Basic Steward Training

March 13 and 14 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Union Hall - 1420 Cerrillos Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part II - Advanced Steward Training

March 28 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part II - Advanced Steward Training

March 28 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Union Hall - 138 South Downtown Mall Las Cruces, NM 88001

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

ELITE Level I, Part I - Basic Steward Training

April 17 and 18 - 9:00am - 4:00pm 

AFSCME Lujan Union Hall - 1202 Pennsylvania St. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

Contract enforcement, grievance handling, arbitration, leadership skills, and building the power of your UNION - AFSCME Council 18 prioritizes training our membership because YOU and your co-workers are the leaders of tomorrow.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.

Colorado

Health and Safety Best Practices Training 

February 14 and 15 - 9:00 - 4:00pm

Steelworks Union Hall - 6110 Ivy St., Commerce City, CO 80022

The purpose of this class is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards. The training teaches recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. This course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. 

This class is limited to the first 40 members to RSVP, please contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to reserve your spot today!

Labor Management & Health and Safety Committee Training

March 27 and 28 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Colorado Federation of Labor - 925 South Niagara St. Ste 600 Denver, CO 80224

Joint committees can be an effective avenue to improve workplace conditions. The committees are often established in contract negotiations and can feature strong union representation. They may be ad hoc or permanent, and the rules under which they operate (the number of members, frequency of meetings, groups represented, and so on) vary. In this training participants will learn a number of key ways to build an effective joint committee including committee structure, functions and procedures. Having an effective committee structure provides major benefits to our union.

Contact Yvette Sanchez at 505-266-2505 to RSVP.