Local 3313 Unveils New Website

A glimpse of Local 3313's new website design. Visit http://www.afgelocal3313.org/ to see more.

A glimpse of Local 3313’s new website design. Visit http://www.afgelocal3313.org/ to see more.

AFGE Department of Transportation Local 3313 recently unveiled its new website that includes a more innovative design and more useful information for members.

The Local under the direction of Local President Sheila Wilson, created a strategic marketing plan before enlisting the guidance of other members and eventually hiring website development team to create the new website. The website is easy to update and enables viewing on mobile devices. The Local’s main goal is to provide more content for members and prospective members and update the site on a weekly basis.

In addition to revamping its website, Local 3313 is also increasing its social media presence. “We live in a digital world and we know a lot of people find resourceful information on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.  Sometimes it’s an easier way to reach more members than through the website,” says Kanika Tolver, Local 3313 member and website team member.

Local 3313 plans to use its new website to engage more of its members and create a dialogue that will encourage members to become involved with union issues and activities.

Check out Local 3313’s new website here: http://www.afgelocal3313.org/

Visit www.afge.org for more information about how you can create a free website for your Local.

For more information about the social media training offered by AFGE’s Communications Department, please call (202) 639-6419 or visit http://afgecommtraining.com/.

Join the Communications Department for the 2013 Editors Association Conference and Training

Join the Communications Department for its 2013 Editors Association Conference and Training. Registration is now open!

The Editors Association Training is designed to educate AFGE members about communications tools and techniques they can use to communicate with union members, bargaining unit employees, the press and other audiences. Training sessions will be held during AFGE’s Annual Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 12 and Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.

For more information email blandc@afge.org or call (202) 639-6419.Editors Association flyer

Save the Date! Annual Y.O.U.N.G. AFGE Meeting/Training: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Join Y.O.U.N.G. AFGE for its annual meeting and happy hour at this year’s Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization Conference. Email young@afge.org if you’re interested in attending.

For more information on this year’s Legislative Conference please visit http://www.afge.org//Index.cfm?Page=LegislativeConference. (You will need to log in to the AFGE website to access the information.)

young meeting 2013 leg conf

Register Now: Atlantic City Regional Training on June 18-22, 2012

Register Now: Atlantic City Regional Training on June 18-22, 2012!

The regional training for District 2, 3, 4 and 14 (Region A) has been relocated to the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on the week of June 18-22, 2012. The 2nd annual regional training conference includes a wide variety of courses for AFGE leaders and activists, such as:

· Hatch Act/Reduction-in-Force
· Financial Officer
· Collective Bargaining
· Representation
· New Leaders

The conference registration is $100 until June 1, 2012. On-site registration is $150.

Hotel rooms for AFGE members are available at a discounted rate of $85 per night not including taxes and fees. Reservations must be made on or before the cutoff date of May 19, 2012 to be eligible for the group rate.

See www.afge.org/regiona for complete conference and registration information.

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