April 11 - 12, 2020
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.
SLS - Grievance handling
Apr 11, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (full - wait list only)
Share tips and successful practices with other stewards, and learn strategies for handling difficult grievances.
SLS - Representing members in front of management
Apr 11, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (full - wait list only)
This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.
SLS - What stewards need to know about arbitration
Apr 12, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (full - wait list only)
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.
Mar 27, 2020
CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia
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.