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April 25 - 26, 2019



What stewards need to know about bargaining, What stewards need to know about arbitration, Stewards and health and safety, Conflict skills for stewards

SLS - What stewards need to know about bargaining
Apr 25, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Learn about the different steps in the bargaining process, the responsibilities of different activists throughout bargaining, and the role during bargaining.

SLS - What stewards need to know about arbitration
Apr 25, 2019 (12:00pm-4:00pm)

Although most grievances get settled, some go to arbitration. Learn about the arbitration process, terms, mediated settlements, and the role of the steward before and during arbitration.

SLS - Stewards and health and safety
Apr 26, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Stewards need to work with health and safety activists to ensure the workplace is healthy and safe for members. Learn about health and safety rights, and how stewards can support this important area of union work.

SLS - Conflict skills for stewards
Apr 26, 2019 (12:00pm-4:00pm)

Workplace conflict is stressful and weakens the union. Learn about the sources of workplace conflict and how to choose a response that fits the situation. Practice conflict communication skills that will help you resolve conflict at work and in the union.

CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office
380 Isabella Street
Pembroke, Ontario

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.

Heather (Heather) Fleury

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