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June 18 - 19, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20
This workshop will interest you if your local is or will be involved in a joint job evaluation program either for pay equity maintenance or for internal equity purposes. It is highly recommended for new joint job evaluation Committee members or alternates. This training workshop will cover various topics such pay equity overview, internal equity, job analysis, job rating, weights, banding, and pay equity job-to-job and proportional value comparison methods.
Jun 20, 2018 | Local 3261, 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.
Jun 20, 2018 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | 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.
June 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $25 (Non-member)
This workshop will interest you if your local is thinking about a joint job evaluation program for pay equity purposes, or if you have new joint pay equity committee members. It covers topics such as collection of job information, rating jobs, weights, banding, selection of male comparators, job-to-job and proportional value comparisons and achieving/maintaining pay equity.
Jun 23, 2018 | Local 5100, Brantford, Ontario | English
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.
Jun 23, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | 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
Jul 4, 2018 | Abbey Park High School, Oakville, Ontario | English
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.
July 7 - 8, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Niagara District CUPE Council School
July 28 - 29, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Niagara District CUPE Council School
September 6 - 7, 2018 | Best Western Inn, Cobourg, Ontario | English
Steward Training
Sep 10, 2018 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | 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.
Sep 10, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Why do I have to take notes? What kind of notes should I take? Are my notes private? This module answers important questions like these, and provides practice time to work on note taking skills.
Sep 11, 2018 | Local 1022, Belleville, Ontario | English | $30
In this module, stewards practice coaching members who are in conflict with other members, and work with a four-step approach to basic mediation techniques.
Sep 11, 2018 | CUPE North Bay Area Office, North Bay, Ontario | English | $25 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
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.
Sep 15, 2018 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
There are workers with disabilities in every workplace. Learn about different kinds of disabilities and what you can do as stewards to create accessible workplaces.

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