The AFL-CIO’s Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Training Program (BLUS) is offering a new class, _"Immigration A to Z", October 12-16 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum, MD. "Immigration A to Z" is a hands-on course that will provide union leaders, staff, stewards and activists the tools to thoroughly understand the issue of immigration and its impact on labor standards and workers’ rights. Instructor Ana Avendaño is the former assistant to the president and director of Immigration and Community Action at the AFL-CIO and served as assistant general counsel at the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and as associate general counsel at the AFL-CIO. She has spent more than a decade on the frontlines of the immigration reform battle, most recently as the lead labor negotiator in connection with the historic bill passed in the Senate in 2014. Click here to register.