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Jun 26, 2019 | Local 5167, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Although most grievances get settled, some go to arbitration. Learn about the arbitration process, terms, mediated settlements, and the role of the steward before and during arbitration.
July 8 - 9, 2019 | Hamilton Area Office, Hamilton, 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.
July 9 - 10, 2019 | Local 1974, Kingston, 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.
July 20 - 21, 2019 | Peterborough Area Office, Peterborough, Ontario | English
What can your CUPE local do to get ready for bargaining? How do you choose a committee, prepare proposals and build membership support for bargaining? This workshop will help you answer these questions and prepare your local for bargaining.

Jul 29, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
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.
Aug 22, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Practice coaching members who are in conflict with other members, and work with a four-step approach to basic mediation.
September 6 - 7, 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.
Sep 7, 2019 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
Why do I have to take notes? What kind of notes should I take? Are my notes private? Learn answers to important questions like these, and practice notetaking.
September 12 - 13, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
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.
September 12 - 13, 2019 | CUPE Local 905, Newmarket, Ontario | English | $20
Preventing Mental Injury, Women & Work Hazards, Ergonomics, Violence Prevention
Sep 13, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
Sep 18, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
Learn about key legal concepts and terms, the role of the stewards during the employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings, and how to develop effective arguments.
September 25 - 26, 2019 | CUPE Cornwall Area Office, Cornwall, Ontario | English | $20
Pensions are our deferred wages. That’s what makes them a union issue – whether you’re trying to get a workplace pension for your members or are trying to protect the one you have.
In this workshop, you’ll learn about:
• Government pensions – the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security Program and the Guaranteed Income Supplement;
• The different kinds of workplace plans and why some are better than others;
• The attacks on workers’ pensions – and how we can fight back as union members.
Oct 9, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
In this module stewards teach each other “best practices” and share strategies for handling difficult grievances.

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