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October 22 - 25, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
BARG - Note Taking for Bargaining, At the Table, How Bargaining Works, Analyzing Your Collective Agreement, Team Building
October 24 - 25, 2019 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $25 (Non-affiliate)
An overview of the most recent amendments to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act in Ontario; a general overview of the ESA and the LRA and how they relate to unions; a brief overview of the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Ontario Health and Safety Act and the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and how they relate to unionized workplaces; an overview of some changes and proposed changes to legislated leaves of absence: Ontario: Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave; Federal: changes to the Employment Insurance waiting period.
October 26 - 27, 2019 | Local 3902, Toronto, Ontario | 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.
Oct 26, 2019 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
Learn about key legal concepts and terms, and the role of stewards during an employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings.
October 29 - November 18, 2019 | Peterborough Area Office, Peterborough, Ontario | 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.
Oct 30, 2019 | Highland Shores CAS, Belleville, Ontario | English
Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members dealing with mental health issues. Learn how to challenge stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.
October 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $80 (Affiliate) | $90 (Non-affiliate)
WSIB Level I - Rights & Obligations, , An introductory 12 hour course that provides an overview of Ontario’s compensation system. Participants will learn about the history and evolution of workers’ compensation. Parts of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act will be reviewed to give a clear understanding of what workers and employers are covered mandatorily under the compensation scheme. There will be detailed discussion regarding the legal definition of accident as well understanding what injuries are considered work-related. The Board’s legal tests that are applied in decision-making will be examined. Participants will review the statutory obligations of both workers and employers mandated by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. They will also learn what rights are provided by the legislation. Also included will be a review of Early and Safe Return to Work, the re-employment obligation and insight into the operations of the WSIB. Hands on experience interpreting and completing Board forms are included.
November 2 - 3, 2019 | Local 4400, Toronto, Ontario | English
Conflict is a natural part of our lives. Learning to handle it well improves relationships at work and in other parts of our lives.

In this workshop, you will
-deepen your understanding of conflict
-learn how to identify the issues and find the right solutions
-strengthen your conflict communication skills
November 2 - 3, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Affiliate) | $95 (Non-affiliate)
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.
November 5 - 6, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
Note Taking, What Stewards Need to Know About Bargaining, Representing Members in Front of Management, Duty of Fair Representation
Nov 5, 2019 | Local 5167, Hamilton, Ontario | English | $10
Unresolved workplace conflict is stressful and weakens the union. Learn about the sources of workplace conflict and how to choose a response that fits the situation. Practice conflict communication skills that will help you resolve conflict at work and in the union.
November 7 - 8, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
Note Taking, What Stewards Need to Know About Bargaining, Representing Members in Front of Management, Duty of Fair Representation
November 7 - 8, 2019 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $25 (Non-affiliate)
"MHFA Basic is intended for adults interacting with adults (18 years and older). This courses focuses on the four most common mental health disorders including substance related, mood related, anxiety and trauma related, and psychotic disorders. Participants who take this course are well prepared to interact confidently about mental health with their family, friends, communities, and workplaces."
Nov 12, 2019 | Quinte Sports & Wellness Center, Belleville, Ontario | English | $10
This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.

November 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $80 (Affiliate) | $90 (Non-affiliate)
Participants will explore detailed examples of benefit calculations and parameters affecting the final numbers. The structure of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and appeal system are described in relation to the New Service Delivery Module and the roles of each WSIB position. The adjudication process is described and participants follow the flow of a claim through the process. Problem resolution and the process for an appeal are presented.
November 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $25 (Non-affiliate)
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.
November 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Local 905, Newmarket, Ontario | English | $20
Ally Skills for Stewards, Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces, Representing Gender & Sexually Diverse Members, Disability & Ableism in the Workplace
November 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Local 4000, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (Non-affiliate)
With the right vision, your local can be stronger.
This workshop covers:
• issues, problems and solutions that are relevant to your local
• strategies for making your local more inclusive
• an action plan to strengthen your local
November 15 - 16, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | 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.

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