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January 29 - 30, 2020 | CUPE Local 338 Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English | $20
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: Participants should bring a copy of their collective agreement to the workshop.

See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.
February 4 - 5, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
At this workshop we will be looking at our Leadership Styles and challenges we face to make our membership inclusive and empowered.
We will review the Bylaws and applicable Local Policies that set out your Roles and Responsibility, so please bring your copies with you.
Discussions will be had on how we can make the Local more vibrant and structured, so everyone feels supported in their role and knows that someone has their back.
February 5 - 6, 2020 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
- Basics of Incident Investigations
- Making Committees Work
- Understanding Mental Injuries at Work
- Violence Prevention
February 6 - 7, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English | $35
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
- Handling Discipline and Discharge
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Understanding Mental Health
**ALL Participants must have completed pre-requisite Introduction to Stewarding course.**
February 6 - 7, 2020 | CUPE Local 2058, Langley, British Columbia | English
- At the Bargaining Table
- How Bargaining Works
- Analyzing Your Collective Agreement
Feb 12, 2020 | CUPE Local 622 Office, Maple Ridge, British Columbia | English | $25
- Combating Workplace Bullying
- Mediating Member to Member Conflict
February 14 - 15, 2020 | Gulf Island Secondary School, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia | English | $25
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Ally Skills for Stewards
February 19 - 21, 2020 | CUPE 411, Chilliwack, British Columbia | English | $25
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

February 21 - 22, 2020 | Resource Education Centre, Surrey, British Columbia | English | $20
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

February 24 - 25, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English | $25
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Representing Members in Front of Management
February 27 - 28, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to CUPE
- Leading as a Team
March 6 - 7, 2020 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English
- Mobilizing for Bargaining
- Notetaking for Bargaining
- How Bargaining Works
March 9 - 11, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, 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

Mar 10, 2020 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, 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.
March 12 - 14, 2020 | Village Green Hotel, Vernon, 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

March 18 - 19, 2020 | CUPE Local 622 Office, Maple Ridge, British Columbia | English | $25
- Financial Officers
- Financial Essentials
April 16 - 18, 2020 | Fraser Lake Learning Centre, Fraser Lake, 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 20 - 22, 2020 | Desert Garden Seniors 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 27 - May 1, 2020 | Coast Prince George Hotel, Prince George, British Columbia | English | $60 (Affiliate) | $120 (Non-affiliate)
1. CLC Facing Management Effectively $75 affiliates/ $135 non-affiliates
2. Health & Safety Series $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Introduction to Health & Safety
- Law and Orders
- Making Committees Work
- Recommendations and Notetaking
- Violence Prevention
3. Labour History and the Class Struggle Today $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
4. Steward Learning Series $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Green Action for Stewards
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
- Understanding Mental Health

Please find the brochure for the upcoming Spring 2020 NADC School in Prince George April 27 - May 1 at the following link

Brochure
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All workshop registrations must be completed online.
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April 29 - May 1, 2020 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, 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 30 - May 2, 2020 | Fire Hall 5, Langley, 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

May 7 - 9, 2020 | Camosun College Interurban, Victoria, 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 19, 2020 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
- Representing Members in Front of Management
May 20, 2020 | CUPE Comox Valley Area Office, Courtenay, British Columbia | English
Learn about CUPE structure and about the values and principles of the labour movement. Understand the roles and responsibilities of elected officers, the bylaws and constitution that structure our organization. Leave knowing how to make your voice heard at a union meeting and how to participate in the decisions of your union.

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