Break

3:00-3:30pm
Ed Seminar-Tuesday, April 19, Ed Seminar-Wednesday, April 20

Today's Classes

Shift Change
6:30-7:30am
Location: Birch Room
WSCFF Shift Change meetings are for members coping with or in recovery from an alcohol or substance use problem. Peer-led meetings provide a supportive space for individuals
WSCFF Retirees Association
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Location: Heritage A Retiree Association Presentation
IAFF 7th District Report
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Breakfast
7:15-8:45am
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Leading From Your Strengths
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Leading from your strengths is a tool to help you discover how your personality can strengthen and improve your team’s morale. Understand how differences on the team can be
Thriving In Times of Change
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Professional speaker and comedienne Meg Soper combines a sense of humor with her unique perspective on life to captivate her audience and provide a presentation filled with inspiration and entertainment.
Lunch
12:00-1:30pm
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Board Authority & Representation
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
IAFF 7th District Vice President and WSCFF Leadership will discuss their roles as leaders and some of the recent challenges they have faced. This will be a panel presentation with
Endorsing Candidates: Our Process, Who We Support & Why
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
Endorsing Candidates Presentation
National Firefighter Registry
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
The National Firefighter Registry, created through the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018, will be a voluntary registry of firefighters that will be used to analyze and track the incidence of
Leadership/ IAFF-WSCFF COVID After Action Report
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
IAFF and WSCFF officers will review the responsibilities of leadership associated with our efforts and actions regarding COVID-19. IAFF Hotwash After Incident Assessment
Succession Planning – Planning and Investing in Our Future
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
This class will help local leaders begin to understand the importance of succession planning and provides some basic steps to be successful as we prepare our future leaders. Succession Planning
Paid Family Medical Leave Act
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This class will explore some frequently asked questions around Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, including the ability to use accrued leave while out on PFML, how
RA Class: Town Hall with RA Board
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage A
Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 1
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
This session will assist locals in delivering internal Union organization/participation by training local officers/members to deliver WSCFF educational content. Power Through Participation Power Point Presentation Power Through Participation
Litigating State L&I & Self-Insured Claims
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
Litigating State L&I Presentation
Using Social Media to our Advantage
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
RA Class: Town Hall with RA Board
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
Location: Heritage A
Bargaining 101
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage A
This is an introduction to negotiations. Negotiations can occur informally as a conversation, to formally bargaining a contract. This class will class will provide an overview of negotiation styles, the
Local & IAFF Audits/Financial Transparency
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage B
Location: Heritage B This class will define the audit/financial review process. Your WSCFF trustees will share their experiences over the pat two decades from the perspective of a local
How to Not Get Sued
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This class will cover some of the common issues unions must navigate that can lead to problems down the road, including: grievance handling, complying with the duty of fair representation,
Impact Bargaining: What is it and what triggers the need?
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
Impact Bargaining 101 Presentation
Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 2
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
Ryan Reese / Matt Lowery
Rebound: The Tactical Athlete
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage A
This course will discuss the positive and long lasting impact of providing a high level sports medicine model of injury recovery coupled with a true concierge service to our First
Work, Union, and Life Balance
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This course will be an open discussion about achieving a balance between the life of a union official who still works on the job and protecting the time left for