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September 30 - October 1, 2019 | Minoru Centre for Active Living, Richmond, British Columbia | English | $50
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Representing Members in Front of Management
October 3 - 5, 2019 | University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia | English | $40
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

Oct 5, 2019 | Loft Room, AMS Nest, Vancouver, 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.
October 10 - 12, 2019 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | English | $75
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

October 17 - 19, 2019 | Delta Manor Education 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

Oct 19, 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.
Oct 19, 2019 | Prince George Area Office, Prince George, 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.
Oct 22, 2019 | Fraser Lake Learning Centre, Fraser Lake, British Columbia | English
- Ergonomics
- Making Committees Work
October 24 - 25, 2019 | CUPE Terrace Area Office, Terrace, British Columbia | 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.
October 24 - 26, 2019 | Village Green Hotel, Vernon, 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

Oct 25, 2019 | Peter Ewart Middle School, Langley, British Columbia | English
This event will focus on “Inclusivity”, “Diversity”, “Respect in the Workplace” and “Multiculturalism”.
Oct 25, 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.
October 26 - 27, 2019 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
- Conflict Ready Executives
- Leadership Essentials
- Leading as a Team
October 29 - November 1, 2019 | Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge, Smithers, British Columbia | English | $60 (Affiliate) | $120 (Non-affiliate)
1. Local Executive Training $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Conflict Ready Executives
- Financial Essentials
- Leading as a Team
- Parliamentary Procedure
2. Steward Learning Series $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
- Understanding Mental Health
3. Combatting Workplace Bullying $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
4. Social Media $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
- At the Bargaining Table - Before Bargaining Starts
- Notetaking for Bargaining

Please find the brochure for the upcoming Fall 2019 NADC School in Smithers Oct 29 - Nov 1 at the following link

Brochure
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All workshop registrations must be completed online.
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October 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Handling Discipline & Discharge
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Mediating Member to Member Conflict
- Ally Skills for Stewards
October 31 - November 1, 2019 | Resource Education Centre, Surrey, British Columbia | English
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 chance to put the learning into practice.

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