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January 14 - 15, 2020



Handling Discipline & Discharge, Grievance Handling, Ally Skills for Stewards & Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces

SLS - Handling discipline and discharge
Jan 14, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (20 spaces available)

Learn about key legal concepts and terms, and the role of stewards during an employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings. NOTE: Participants should bring a copy of their collective agreement to the workshop.

SLS - Grievance handling
Jan 14, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (20 spaces available)

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

SLS - Ally skills for stewards
Jan 15, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (20 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 - Creating accommodation-friendly workplaces
Jan 15, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (20 spaces available)

Learn the legal framework for the duty to accommodate, what a good accommodation process and plan look like, and what to do if the employer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodation.

Ontario Regional Office
80 Commerce Valley Drive E.
Markham, Ontario

CUPE 4070

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,, 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

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