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January 24 - 28, 2022

Jan 24, 2022 (9:00am-12:00pm (Eastern))
Jan 25, 2022 (9:00am-12:00pm (Eastern))
Jan 26, 2022 (9:00am-12:00pm (Eastern))
Jan 27, 2022 (9:00am-12:00pm (Eastern))
Jan 28, 2022 (9:00am-12:00pm (Eastern))

PLEASE NOTE: WSIB Levels I & II are pre-requisites for this workshop. Prior to registration being finalized, it will be confirmed that participants have the required Levels I & II workshops. Registrations without the pre-requisites will be removed from the workshop.

This workshop is available to Ontario locals only.

Participants will be contacted following the registration deadline so please provide a personal email address for the member who is attending the workshop. DO NOT PROVIDE A LOCAL EMAIL ADDRESS. Members will need to provide a valid address for the shipping of material in advance of the workshop.



This course is for those who work as or desire to work as Return to Work Specialists. The course focuses on the process of helping injured workers return to work as quickly and safely as possible, with dignity and job security. Topics include: identifying and overcoming barriers in the RTW process, determining essential duties, identifying and offering short term and long term suitable work, how to develop accommodation and job restructuring plans, worker obligations, disability related legal principles including the duty to accommodate, the employers’ obligation under legislation, contract language, RTW committees, Labour Market Re-entry services and RTW mediation. Graduates of this course will be prepared to immediately impact on re-employment at their individual workplaces. Their contributions can result in significant cost savings for the employer and the Board alike. Pre-requisites are Level I and II ODRT courses or equivalency.

Zoom Call
Toronto, Ontario



Your registration is not final until payment is received. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 4, 2022. If payment is not received by this date, the space will be released.
Please make cheques payable to: Canadian Union of Public Employees
Mail payment to: CUPE Ontario Regional Office, 80 Commerce Valley Drive E., Markham, ON L3T 0B2 Attn: Collette Calvelli
Material will be mailed out to all registered and paid participants prior to the start of the workshop.

There is huge demand for our online learning programs. If you need to cancel your registration, please let us know not later than January 4, 2022. No refunds will be issued after this date. To cancel, email Collette Calvelli,

Thanks for your interest in CUPE’s online learning and for your ongoing leadership in our union!

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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