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February 22 - 25, 2024

2024 Winter School brochure can be viewed on the CUPE Manitoba website.
cupe.mb.ca/

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CUPE/SCFP

Workshops streams offered for this Winter School are:

- Leadership Essentials and Leading as a Team
- Steward Learning Series
- Legal, Legislative, and Human Rights Update
- Advanced Health and Safety Series

LET - Leadership Essentials
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

Who am I as a leader? Who are we as a local union? How do we fit into the broader movement? Learn how to use the power of your elected position to build power and strengthen solidarity in the union, in the labour movement and in our communities.

LET - Leading as a Team
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

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 - Duty of fair representation
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace. NOTE: Please bring your Steward Handbook to the workshop.

SLS - Growing our mobilizing power
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

Stewards can play a key role when the union needs to mobilize our members – whether it’s to support the bargaining committee, or stop the employer’s attempt to contract out our work. Learn basic mobilization theory and explore how stewards can tackle workplace problems in ways that engage more members and build the union’s power.

SLS - Handling discipline and discharge
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

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: Please bring your collective agreement and Steward Handbook to the workshop.

SLS - Representing members in front of management
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.

HS - Basics of Incident Investigations
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

Learn how to identify root causes of workplace incidents, injuries, and diseases, common routes of entry of toxic substances, and your role in the investigation process. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.

HS - Identifying and Documenting Hazards
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

In this module, you will learn techniques for identifying hazards, such as body maps, surveys and inspections. You will also develop a methodology for dealing with the hazards you find. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.

HS - Mobilizing around Health and Safety
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm) (12 spaces available)

In this workshop you will learn what mobilizing for health and safety looks like, how to engage members around health and safety in your workplace and how to create a mobilizing plan. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.

HS - Workload and Overwork
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm)

As employers pull back resources, they expect workers to do more with less. This module will examine workload, the cause and effects of overwork, and strategies to overcome the ever increasing workload that is damaging not just our health at work, but the relationship we have outside of work. NOTE: Please bring your binder and Health and Safety Committee Resource Kit.

Bargaining for Truth and Reconciliation
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm) (6 spaces available)

Bargaining for truth and reconciliation exploring what decolonization language could include.

Bargaining Know-How
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm) (6 spaces available)

Bargaining know-how in areas like bargaining beyond the gender binary.

Leading Cases
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm) (6 spaces available)

Leading cases with a focus on new issues in duty to accommodate.

Reviewing the 2013 Accessibility for Manitobans Act
February 22 (6:00pm) - 25, 2024 (12:00pm) (6 spaces available)

Reviewing the 2013 Accessibility for Manitoba Act - delving into what it was intended to accomplish, union and employer responsibilities, and where we are ten years out.

Feb 12, 2024

Lakeview Gimli Resort & Conference
Box 1860, 10 Centre Street
Gimli, Manitoba
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$340

Your registration is not final until payment is received. If payment is not received within 7 days, your seat will be released.
Please make cheques payable to: CUPE/SCFP
Mail payment to:
Annalyn Jimeno
703 - 275 Broadway
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4M6

There is significant demand for our workshops. If you need to cancel your registration, please email Annalyn Jimeno, mbeducation@cupe.ca as soon as possible.

Thanks for your interest in CUPE’s Union Education Program 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.

Annalyn Jimeno
mbeducation@cupe.ca