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September 5 - 6, 2019 | Creston Hotel and Suites, Creston, British Columbia | English
- Handling Discipline and Discharge
- Notetaking
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
Sep 5, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace.
September 9 - 10, 2019 | Prestige Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre, Nelson, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to CUPE
- Strategic Planning
September 16 - 17, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Leading as a Team
- Leadership Essentials
- Conflict Ready Executives
September 16 - 17, 2019 | Firefighters Banquet & Conference Centre, Burnaby, British Columbia | 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.
September 17 - 18, 2019 | CUPE Local 173, District of Lillooet, 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.
September 18 - 19, 2019 | Fire Hall 5, Langley, British Columbia | English | $25
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
Sep 18, 2019 | Canadian Airways Lodge 764, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Richmond, 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.
Sep 18, 2019 | Canadian Airways Lodge 764, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Richmond, British Columbia | English
- Mobilizing for Bargaining AM
- Mobilizing for Bargaining PM
Sep 18, 2019 | Canadian Airways Lodge 764, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Richmond, 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.
Sep 18, 2019 | Canadian Airways Lodge 764, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Richmond, 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.
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

Sep 20, 2019 | Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn & Convention Centre, Nelson, British Columbia | English
- How Bargaining Works
- Notetaking for Bargaining
- Analyzing Your Collective Agreement
September 23 - 24, 2019 | Nkwala School, Penticton, British Columbia | English
Bullying hurts everyone. As union members, we have a role to play in combating workplace bullying.
Come and talk about:
• what bullying is;
• how bullying hurts everyone;
• how not to be a bystander;
• how the union can make a difference.
September 24 - 25, 2019 | Columbia Shuswap Regional District, Salmon Arm, British Columbia | English
This course serves as an introduction into the world of health and safety and explores different basic concepts such as:
• Identification of hazards;
• Hierarchy of controls;
• The basic role of health and safety committees;
• Basics on the right to refuse.

NOTE: See more Health and Safety courses in the Health and Safety Learning Series.
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

September 26 - 27, 2019 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
- Ally Skills for Stewards
- Grievance Handling
September 27 - 28, 2019 | CUPE Local 801 Office, Gibsons, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
September 30 - October 1, 2019 | Minoru Centre for Active Living, Richmond, British Columbia | English | $50
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Representing Members in Front of Management

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