The IFT's WSL program is a series of five modules. Each module provides a strong foundation of knowledge and skills needed for worksite leader (building reps) to be effective. All five modules must be completed to become a WSL graduate.
IFT Worksite Learning training program modules include:
1. UNION 101
Learn about the responsibilities and role of a worksite leader.
2. COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION
Learn how to improve your communication skills; review tools and methods for maintaining data.
3. WORKSITE ADVOCACY
Learn about the key areas of member advocacy, including grapes and grievances, member representation and contract enforcement, and more.
4. MOBILIZATION AND ENGAGEMENT
Learn how to use one-on-one conversations to recruit, engage, and mobilize members.
5. POLITICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Learn how the union makes policy and political decisions; understand the importance of legislative, political, and community engagement.
Become a WSL graduate and take the next steps towards strengthening your local and the IFT!