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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.
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 19, 2020 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
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.
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.
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
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.

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