(St. John’s) – CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador will be busy over the next four months, training its leaders and activists in a wide variety of workplace and social justice issues.
CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas says, “With the help of our Union Development Branch, we’ll be putting on the following courses for our locals between January 20 and April 1:
Jan. 20-21, St. John’s - Literacy in the Workplace
Jan. 27-28, Gander - Effective Leadership
Feb. 3-4,Corner Brook - Women Breaking Barriers
Says Lucas, “We’re expecting more than 200 activists to be trained in these various aspects of working life that will allow them to be better advocates for workers’ rights. “Education is a key component to everyday life and CUPE is proud to be a leader in offering high quality workplace education to its members throughout the province,” he says.
Wayne Lucas John McCracken
President, CUPE NL CUPE Communications Rep.
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