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September 27 - 28, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
Oct 10, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members around mental health and mental illness. Learn what to do about stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.
October 11 - 12, 2018 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | 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 17 - 18, 2018 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
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.
October 25 - 26, 2018 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Two-day workshop on Understanding Mental Health Injuries at Work, Violence Prevention, and Identifying and Documenting Hazards.
Oct 25, 2018 | Kikiwak Inn, Opaskwayak, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
November 1 - 2, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Two-day workshop on Creating Gender Equality, Creating Harassment-Free Workplaces and Creating Accommodation-Friendly Workplaces.
November 8 - 9, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
Nov 21, 2018 | union centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Knowing how to handle conflict well will improve your relationships with members and the employer. Learn about the different responses to conflict and practise communication skills that will help in situations of conflict.
November 29 - 30, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
This workshop examines the biggest threat to CUPE jobs and public services. Find out how to:
• spot the early warning signs of privatization
• respond to privatization and contracting-out threats
• build a campaign to fight privatization in your local
November 29 - 30, 2018 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Two-day workshop on Understanding Mental Health, Conflict Resolution Skills for Stewards, and Creating Accommodation-Friendly Workplaces.
December 6 - 7, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Two-Day workshop on Handling Discipline and Discharge, Building Your Case, and What's Our Duty?
December 6 - 7, 2018 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | 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.
January 10 - 11, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Two-day workshop on Challenging Homophobia in the Workplace, Challenging Racism in the Workplace, and Connecting with Aboriginal Workers.
January 10 - 11, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | 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.
January 24 - 25, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Two-day workshop on Handling Discipline and Discharge, Building Your Case, and What's Our Duty?

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