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June 11 - 15, 2018

English

CUPE/SCFP

What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!
In this workshop you will learn:
 investigating workplace problems
 filing a grievance
 meeting with management
 dealing with workplace complaints
Plus, you’ll be completing six SLS modules

Introduction to Stewarding
June 11 (9:00am) - 12, 2018 (12:00pm) (9 spaces available)

What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you! In this workshop, you will learn: • investigating workplace problems; • filing a grievance; • meeting with management; • dealing with workplace complaints. NOTE: See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.

SLS - Handling Grievances
Jun 12, 2018 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (9 spaces available)

In this module stewards teach each other “best practices” and share strategies for handling difficult grievances.

SLS - What's our Duty?
Jun 13, 2018 (9:00am-12:00pm) (9 spaces available)

Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace.

SLS - Being an Ally for Equality
Jun 13, 2018 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (9 spaces available)

Championing human rights in the workplace and the union is an important role for stewards. What does it really mean to be a good ally?

SLS - Creating Accommodation-Friendly Workplaces
Jun 14, 2018 (9:00am-12:00pm) (9 spaces available)

Learn the legal framework for the duty to accommodate, what a good accommodation process and plan look like, and what to do if the employer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodation.

SLS - Handling Discipline and Discharge
Jun 14, 2018 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (9 spaces available)

Learn about key legal concepts and terms, and the role of the stewards during the employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings.

SLS - Representing Members in Front of Management
Jun 15, 2018 (9:00am-12:00pm) (9 spaces available)

This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.

Jun 8, 2018

Waterville Firehall
1415 County Home Road
Waterville, Nova Scotia
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Please note that this workshop may be cancelled due to low registration or other reasons.

Send your cancellation request in writing with your local number, address and telephone number by the registration deadline to jscott@cupe.ca

In response to the health concerns of our members and staff, CUPE has implemented a Scent-Free Policy at all of our workshops. Scented products such as hair spray, perfume and deodorant can trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. Facilitators and participants are asked to refrain from using scented products while attending our workshops and meetings. Thank you for your cooperation.

Jessica (Jessica) Scott
jscott@cupe.ca

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