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January 10 - 11, 2019 | Northwest Trades and Employment Centre, Terrace, British Columbia | English | $25
-Analyzing Your Collective Agreement
-How Bargaining Works
-Notetaking for Bargaining
-Preparing for a Successful Strike
Jan 15, 2019 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $85
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.
January 24 - 25, 2019 | University Club, UVIC, Victoria, British Columbia | English | $100
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
January 24 - 25, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
This workshop is about following rules of order when chairing union meetings. Learn about the role of the chair and the different elements (motions, amendments, points of order, etc.). Get a change to put the learning into practice.
Jan 28, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in a workplace, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.
January 30 - 31, 2019 | MacArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia | English
- Ally Skills for Stewards
- Creating Accommodation Friendly Wokrplaces
- Notetaking
- Representing Gender and Sexually Diverse Members
January 31 - February 2, 2019 | CUPE Local 23 Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
February 7 - 9, 2019 | Trafalgar Pro Patria Branch 292, Victoria, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Feb 8, 2019 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, 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.
February 14 - 16, 2019 | Abbotsford Exhibition Park, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $50
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Feb 15, 2019 | Langley Events Centre, Langley, 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.
February 21 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $85
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
February 21 - 22, 2019 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | English | $75
- Basics of Incident Investigations
- Ergonomics
- Identifying & Documenting Hazards
- Making Committees Work
February 21 - 22, 2019 | MacArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia | English
- Challenging Racism in the Workplace
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
- Growing our Mobilizing Power
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
Feb 25, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
- Mediating Member to Member Conflict
- Notetaking
February 28 - March 2, 2019 | Delta Manor Education Centre, Delta, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
February 28 - March 1, 2019 | Langley Events Center, Langley, British Columbia | English | $40
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Representing Members in Front of Management
March 7 - 9, 2019 | Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton, British Columbia | English | $50
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
March 20 - 22, 2019 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Mar 28, 2019 | Langley Events Center, Langley, British Columbia | English | $30
- Challenging Sexism in the Workplace
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
Mar 29, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union. Whether you are a trustee or a member of the executive, learning about the basics of the local union’s finances is a priority. In this workshop, you will learn about your duties within the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members. 
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.
April 25 - 27, 2019 | Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna, British Columbia | English | $30
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.

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