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April 2 - 7, 2019




LET - Conflict-Ready Executives
Apr 2, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm)

In this workshop, participants will explore: - The value of conflict for effective groups - How our beliefs about conflict shape how we respond - The kinds of conflict executives struggle with - Productive ways to resolve conflict on an executive

LET - Duty of Fair Representation
Apr 2, 2019 (12:00pm-4:00pm)

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

LET - Parliamentary Procedure
April 3 (9:00am) - 4, 2019 (12:00pm)

This workshop is about following rules of order when chairing union meetings. Learn about the role of the chair and the different elements (motions, amendments, points of order, etc.). Get a change to put the learning into practice.

LET - Recording Secretaries
April 4 (12:00pm) - 5, 2019 (4:00pm)

Recording Secretaries play a vital role in keeping local unions strong. Learn how to: • take clear and accurate meeting minutes; • organize files; • process and write correspondence; • Communicate effectively with members.

LET - Financial Essentials
Apr 6, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm)

This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union. Whether you are a trustee or a member of the executive, learning about the basics of the local union’s finances is a priority. In this workshop, you will learn about your duties within the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members. 

LET - Leading as a Team
Apr 7, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm)

In this workshop, executive teams explore power and responsibility that comes with it, how we work in teams and how to balance our leadership styles to engage the membership and work effectively across diversity.

Mar 19, 2019

La Place Rendez Vous
1201 Idylwild DR.
Fort Frances, Ontario

Member: $250
Non-member: $275

La Place Rendez Vous Room Rates $119.00 non lakeside and $129.00 lakeside plus applicable taxes until March 4
(use code CUPE education)
There will be a Meet & Greet Social including a light snack on Saturday April 6 featuring the Nite Hawk Band

Your registration is not final until payment is received. If payment is not received within 7 days, your seat will be released.
Please make cheques payable to: Northwestern Ontario CUPE Council
Mail payment to: CUPE Lakehead Area Office
1159 Alloy Drive 2nd floor, suite 200
THunder Bay ON
P7B 6M8

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:

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.

Karen (Karen) Desgagne

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