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April 19 - 20, 2018 | CUPE Cornwall Area Office, Cornwall, Ontario | English | $20
Health and Safety
April 19 - 20, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office Room 107B, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $20
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 in the union, create space for more members to get involved, and strengthen solidarity in the labour movement and in our communities.
April 20 - 21, 2018 | CUPE Prince Albert Area Office, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | English
This workshop gives bargaining committee members the training they need, when they need it, so they can get the best deal possible for their members. It is delivered by the national servicing rep and happens in stages throughout negotiations. The workshop explores how to work effectively in caucus, as well as at the bargaining table.

NOTE: This workshop is for bargaining committee members.
April 20 - 21, 2018 | Kikiwak Inn, Opaskwayak, Manitoba | English | $60
Financial Essentials
This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union.

Financial Officers
Once Secretary-Treasurers and Trustees complete the Financial Essentials workshop, they will spend the second day learning about book-keeping and auditing.
Apr 20, 2018 | CUPE Saskatchewan Regional Office, Regina, Saskatchewan | English
Once secretary-treasurers and trustees complete the Financial Essentials 1-day workshop, they will spend Day 2 learning about bookkeeping and auditing.

Treasurers will learn how to use the CUPE electronic ledger, manage the local union's funds and accounts, and prepare reports to the membership and the trustees.

Trustees will learn how to properly perform an audit of the local union's books, accounts, properties, and assets. At the end of this workshop, Trustees will be able to make recommendations to the local union to improve the local union's financial health.
April 20 - 21, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Local 1883, Kitchener, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
Learn about women’s oppression, politics and social change – all from a woman’s perspective. Explore the barriers, challenges and opportunities for women in the union. Discover your own personal leadership style and develop a plan for your personal next step.

NOTE: This workshop is open to members who identify as women.


April 21 - 22, 2018 | Medicine Hat Lodge, Medicine Hat, Alberta | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Chepstow Inn, Chepstow, Ontario | English
Conflict is a natural part of our lives. Learning to handle it well improves relationships with other members, co-workers and the employer.
In this workshop, you will:
• deepen your understanding of conflict;
• strengthen your communication skills;
• practice responding to conflict.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
Conflict is a natural part of our lives. Learning to handle it well improves relationships with other members, co-workers and the employer.
In this workshop, you will:
• deepen your understanding of conflict;
• strengthen your communication skills;
• practice responding to conflict.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $95 (Non-member)
This workshop will interest you if your local is thinking about a joint job evaluation program for pay equity purposes, or if you have new joint pay equity committee members. It covers topics such as collection of job information, rating jobs, weights, banding, selection of male comparators, job-to-job and proportional value comparisons and achieving/maintaining pay equity.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre Truro, Truro, Nova Scotia | English
What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!
In this workshop, you will learn:
• investigating workplace problems;
• filing a grievance;
• meeting with management;
• dealing with workplace complaints.

NOTE: See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.
April 24 - May 1, 2018 | Local 2380, Barrie, Ontario | English | $15
What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!
In this workshop, you will learn:
• investigating workplace problems;
• filing a grievance;
• meeting with management;
• dealing with workplace complaints.

NOTE: See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.
Apr 24, 2018 | Local 1022 Union Office, Belleville, Ontario | English | $30
Championing human rights in the workplace and the union is an important role for stewards. What does it really mean to be a good ally?
April 24 - 25, 2018 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Health & Safety Series
April 25 - 26, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
April 25 - 26, 2018 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
In this workshop, the local executive:
• analyzes the internal and external factors that impact bargaining;
• sets goals for bargaining;
• prepares a work plan to steer them through the bargaining process.

NOTE: This workshop is for the local executive.
April 26 - 27, 2018 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Bargaining Series
April 26 - 27, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!
In this workshop, you will learn:
• investigating workplace problems;
• filing a grievance;
• meeting with management;
• dealing with workplace complaints.

NOTE: See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.

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