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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.
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."
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.

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