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January 23 - 24, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered are:
- Disability and Ableism in the Workplace
- Duty of Fair Representation
- What Stewards Need to Know about Arbitration

Prerequisite: Introduction to Stewarding

Class will run:
January 23, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
January 24, 2020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
February 20 - 23, 2020 | Lakeview Gimli Resort & Conference, Gimli, Manitoba | English | $235
Courses offered are:
1. Bargaining
2. Advanced Health and Safety Learning Series
3. Advanced Steward Learning Series
4. Understanding Equity
February 27 - 28, 2020 | 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: Participants should bring a copy of their collective agreement to the workshop.

See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.
February 27 - 28, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
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.
March 5 - 6, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and unions under the Duty to Accommodate. In this workshop you will:
• explore case law, key concepts and the prohibited grounds of discrimination under human rights law;
• learn to make the case for accommodating workers and how to help union representatives and employers come up with appropriate accommodations for members;
• Look at how we can break down stereotypes and stigma to support the accommodation process for those who need it.
March 12 - 13, 2020 | 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.
Mar 12, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
Mar 19, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
March 26 - 27, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Workshops offered are:
- Challenging Racism in the Workplace
- Challenging Sexism in the Workplace
- Disability and Ableism in the Workplace

Prerequisite: Introduction to Stewarding

Class will run:
March 26, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
March 27, 2020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
April 8 - 9, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | 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.
April 8 - 9, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
It's never too early to start panning 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.
Apr 23, 2020 | CUPE Dauphin Area Office, Dauphin, Manitoba | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
April 23 - 24, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
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.
April 30 - May 1, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and unions under the Duty to Accommodate. In this workshop you will:
• explore case law, key concepts and the prohibited grounds of discrimination under human rights law;
• learn to make the case for accommodating workers and how to help union representatives and employers come up with appropriate accommodations for members;
• Look at how we can break down stereotypes and stigma to support the accommodation process for those who need it.
April 30 - May 1, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Financial Essentials and Financial Officers

Class will run:
April 30, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
May 1, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
May 7 - 8, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Financial Essentials and Financial Officers

Class will run:
May 7, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
May 8, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
May 7 - 8, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Conflict is a natural part of our lives. Learning how to handle it will improve your relationships with other member, co-workers and the employer. This workshop will:
- deepen your understanding of conflict;
- strengthen your communication skills; and
- provide opportunities to practice responding to conflict.
May 14 - 15, 2020 | CUPE Dauphin Area Office, Dauphin, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered are:
- Duty of Fair Representation
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- What Stewards Need to Know about Arbitration

Prerequisite: Introduction to Stewarding

Class will run:
May 14, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
May 15, 2020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
May 21 - 22, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
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.
June 4 - 5, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
It's never too early to start panning 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.
June 4 - 5, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | 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.
June 11 - 12, 2020 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Workshops offered are:
- Duty of Fair Representation
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- What Stewards Need to Know about Arbitration

Prerequisite: Introduction to Stewarding

Class will run:
June 11, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
June 12, 2020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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