September 9 - 10, 2019
Local 5191 Bargaining Training
BARG - How Bargaining Works
Sep 9, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (19 spaces available)
This module can be added to other parts of the Bargaining Education Program. It covers the legal framework for collective bargaining and where we get our power as a union.
BARG - Analyzing your Collective Agreement
Sep 9, 2019 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (19 spaces available)
In this workshop, the local executive: • analyzes their contract and identifies gaps; • learns about the Collective Agreement Information System (CAIS) and the importance of using clear language. NOTE: This workshop is for the local executive.
BARG - Notetaking for bargaining
Sep 10, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (19 spaces available)
Bargaining notes are critical – during bargaining and when new language is being implemented after bargaining has ended. Learn how to read the room, understand body language, take good notes, and store notes after bargaining. NOTE: This workshop is for bargaining committee members.
BARG - At the Bargaining Table
Sep 10, 2019 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (19 spaces available)
This workshop gives bargaining committee members the training they need, when they need it, so they can get the best deal possible for their members. It is delivered by the national servicing rep and happens in stages throughout negotiations. The workshop explores how to work effectively in caucus, as well as at the bargaining table. NOTE: This workshop is for bargaining committee members.
Kitchener Area Office
1120 Victoria St. N. Hwy 7 Suite 204
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.
Collette (Collette) Calvelli