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November 16 - 17, 2019

English

CUPE/SCFP

Eastern Great Lakes District CUPE Council School

LET - Conflict-Ready Executives
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (18 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (18 spaces 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 - Leading as a Team
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (18 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (18 spaces 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.

SLS - Ally skills for stewards
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (18 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (18 spaces available)

Effective stewards are champions for human rights and equality. Explore what it means to be an ally, and ways that stewards can step up as allies in the workplace and the union.

SLS - Grievance handling
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (24 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (24 spaces available)

Share tips and successful practices with other stewards, and learn strategies for handling difficult grievances.

SLS - Solidarity with Indigenous workers
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (24 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (24 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 - What stewards need to know about arbitration
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (24 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (24 spaces available)

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.

Introduction to Stewarding
Nov 16, 2019 (9:00am-4:00pm) (20 spaces available)
Nov 17, 2019 (9:00am-12:00pm) (20 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.

Queens University
58 University Avenue McIntosh Corry Hall
Kingston, Ontario
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Affiliate: $75
Non-affiliate: $100

Registration fee is $75 for affiliated locals and $100 for non-affiliated locals. Please make cheque payable to: Eastern Great Lakes District CUPE Council and mail c/o Tammy Bentley, Treasurer, 1105 Pinewood Place, Kingston, ON K7N 1Y4

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: Collette Calvelli, ccalvelli@cupe.ca, 80 Commerce Valley Drive East, MARKHAM, Ontario L3T 0B2

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 Calvelli
ccalvelli@cupe.ca