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October 29 - November 1, 2019



1. Local Executive Training $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Conflict Ready Executives
- Financial Essentials
- Leading as a Team
- Parliamentary Procedure
2. Steward Learning Series $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
- Understanding Mental Health
3. Combatting Workplace Bullying $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
4. Social Media $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
- At the Bargaining Table - Before Bargaining Starts
- Notetaking for Bargaining

Please find the brochure for the upcoming Fall 2019 NADC School in Smithers Oct 29 - Nov 1 at the following link


All workshop registrations must be completed online.
Hotel Reservations can be made online:
or contact Glenda at WeTravel:
Phone 604-980-1929
Toll Free 1-800-663-4703

LET - Conflict-Ready Executives
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (1 space available)

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 - Financial Essentials
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (1 space available)

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 regarding the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members. 

LET - Leading as a Team
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (1 space available)

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.

LET - Parliamentary Procedure
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (1 space available)

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 chance to put the learning into practice.

Introduction to Stewarding
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (-3 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 - Psychologically safe workplaces
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (-3 spaces available)

What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in a workplace, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.

SLS - Solidarity with Indigenous workers
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (-3 spaces available)

Learn about Canada’s history of colonialism, engage in some myth-busting, and explore ways that stewards can build solidarity with Indigenous workers and support reconciliation in the workplace.

SLS - Understanding mental health
October 29 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (-3 spaces available)

Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members dealing with mental health issues. Learn how to challenge stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.

Combating Workplace Bullying
October 31 (9:00am) - November 1, 2019 (12:00pm) (17 spaces available)

Bullying hurts everyone. As union members, we have a role to play in combating workplace bullying. Come and talk about: • what bullying is; • how bullying hurts everyone; • how not to be a bystander; • how the union can make a difference.

Oct 8, 2019

Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge
PO Box 2050, 3251 Highway 16
Smithers, British Columbia


Affiliate: $60
Non-affiliate: $120

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: NADC
Mail payment to: CUPE Prince George Area Office, 1505 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC V2L 2L4

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: Connie Taylor,, 250-635-6410

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.

Connie Taylor
(250) 563-6914