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April 22 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
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.
Apr 25, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | French
This module examines the risk factors that lead to violence in the workplace, and the employer’s obligations to prevent workers from being exposed to and injured by violence while at work. We examine relevant health and safety law, and start to develop strategies to make our workplaces safer.
April 25 - 27, 2019 | IBEW Electrical Training Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

April 25 - 27, 2019 | Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna, British Columbia | English | $30
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

Apr 25, 2019 | Langley Events Center, Langley, British Columbia | English | $30
- Conflict skills for Stewards
- Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces
May 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Notetaking
May 8 - 10, 2019 | Creston Hotel and Suites, Creston, British Columbia | English
- Financial Officers
- Parliamentary Procedure
May 13, 2019 | 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.
May 14, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This workshop covers the four pillars of a well run strike: administration, finance/strike pay, communications and picket schedules.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Strike Committee.
May 21, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This workshop covers the four pillars of a well run strike: administration, finance/strike pay, communications and picket schedules.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Strike Committee.
May 21 - 22, 2019 | CUPE Comox Valley Area Office, Courtenay, British Columbia | English | $10
This workshop will help you build union solidarity in locals where some members of the union supervise other members. It provides tips on how unionized supervisors can carry out their duties and discusses how locals can ensure that tensions between supervisors and those supervised don’t get in the way of the local union’s activities.
May 22 - 24, 2019 | South Delta Recreation Centre, Delta, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

May 24 - 25, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Leading as a Team
- Leadership Essentials
- Conflict Ready Executives
May 24, 2019 | Vancouver Island University Building 210, Room 205, Nanaimo, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you build union solidarity in locals where some members of the union supervise other members. It provides tips on how unionized supervisors can carry out their duties and discusses how locals can ensure that tensions between supervisors and those supervised don’t get in the way of the local union’s activities.
May 30, 2019 | CUPE Cranbrook Area Office, Cranbrook, British Columbia | English
In this workshop, members of local Mobilization Committees look at effective ways to engage members before bargaining begins, and throughout the bargaining process.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Mobilization Committee.
May 30 - June 1, 2019 | Hollywood Road Education Services, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

May 30 - 31, 2019 | Prince George Area Office, Prince George, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
May 31, 2019 | CUPE Cranbrook Area Office, Cranbrook, British Columbia | English
In this workshop, members of local Mobilization Committees look at effective ways to engage members before bargaining begins, and throughout the bargaining process.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Mobilization Committee.
June 6 - 8, 2019 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

Jun 7, 2019 | CUPE Local 15, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
The Servicing Representative may offer the session to a Local executive who:
• has taken the 9- hour parliamentary procedure workshop, to help refresh and practice chairing skills.
• has not taken the full workshop and needs a primer.
June 13 - 14, 2019 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English | $40
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
Jun 18, 2019 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $85
In today’s world, we’re all connected across borders. Global, international trade and investment agreements consolidate global corporate power. We need to consolidate global workers’ struggles to build union power. CUPE's solidarity must expand beyond our borders if we are serious about achieving equality and justice for all workers.
In this workshop, participants will:
• explore the root causes of global inequality, austerity, and privatization
• identify where we have power‎ to act
• strategize about solidarity actions
September 19 - 21, 2019 | Mundy Park Field House, Coquitlam, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

September 26 - 28, 2019 | Maritime Labour Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

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