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November 1 - 2, 2019 | CUPE Local 37 Office, Calgary, Alberta | English
This workshop will help you gain the confidence you need to speak up at a meeting or public event. Take the opportunity, in a supportive environment to practice speaking on various issues and resolutions. Learn ways to deal with nervousness, and how to prepare and present.
November 1 - 2, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | 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.
Nov 2, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | English
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
Nov 7, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace.
November 8 - 9, 2019 | CUPE 417 Office, Red Deer, Alberta | 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.
November 13 - 14, 2019 | CUPE Local 37 Hall, Calgary, Alberta | English
This course will help members build capacity to develop and engage in successful communication strategies so we can move our issues forward. At the end we will have a better understanding of why and what we need to communicate, we will look at the different forms of communication and how they can benefit our members, such as newsletters, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. This course will have the participants feeling more confident in their ability to communicate with members and the public.
November 15 - 16, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | English
Recording Secretaries play a vital role in keeping local unions strong.
Learn how to:
• take clear and accurate meeting minutes;
• organize files;
• process and write correspondence;
• Communicate effectively with members.
November 15 - 16, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
This workshop will help you gain the confidence you need to speak up at a meeting or public event. Take the opportunity, in a supportive environment to practice speaking on various issues and resolutions. Learn ways to deal with nervousness, and how to prepare and present.
Nov 19, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
In this module, you will learn techniques for identifying hazards, such as body maps, surveys and inspections. You will also develop a methodology for dealing with the hazards you find.
November 29 - 30, 2019 | CUPE Grande Prairie Office, Grande Prairie, Alberta | 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.
Nov 30, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | English
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… How can they benefit my local? How are groups using social media for activism? How can I deal with people’s resistance? What are the guidelines for using social media? Explore questions like these and get lots of hands-on practice in CUPE’s Social Media workshop.

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