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October 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (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 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 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (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.
Nov 15, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (Non-affiliate)
Steward Learning Series
November 28 - 29, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (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."

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