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October 15 - 16, 2020



Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces, Conflict Skills for Stewards, Mediating Member to Member Conflict, Disability & Ableism in the Workplace

SLS - Creating accommodation-friendly workplaces
Oct 15, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (23 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. NOTE: Please bring your Steward Handbook to the workshop.

SLS - Conflict skills for stewards
Oct 15, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (23 spaces available)

Unresolved workplace conflict is stressful and weakens the union. Learn about the sources of workplace conflict and how to choose a response that fits the situation. Practice conflict communication skills that will help you resolve conflict at work and in the union.

SLS - Mediating member-to-member conflict
Oct 16, 2020 (9:00am-12:00pm) (23 spaces available)

Practice coaching members who are in conflict with other members, and work with a four-step approach to basic mediation.

SLS - Disability and ableism in the workplace
Oct 16, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm) (23 spaces available)

Explore what ableism is, how to recognize it, and ways to address it. Learn about how to make your workplace and union accessible to workers with visible and invisible disabilities.

CUPE Local 905
165 Pony Drive
Newmarket, Ontario


Please note: workshops may not be facilitated in the order indicated.

There is no fee for CUPE Local 905 members. For all other locals, the cost is $20. Please make cheques payable to CUPE Local 905 and forward to:

CUPE Local 905
165 Pony Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B5

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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