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Jan 7, 2020 | Hamilton Area Office, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Bargaining Training
January 10 - 11, 2020 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Affiliate) | $80 (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: Participants should bring a copy of their collective agreement to the workshop.

See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.
January 10 - 11, 2020 | Common Room, Englehart, Ontario | English
This workshop gives bargaining committee members the training they need, when they need it, so they can get the best deal possible for their members. It is delivered by the national servicing rep and happens in stages throughout negotiations. The workshop explores how to work effectively in caucus, as well as at the bargaining table.

NOTE: This workshop is for bargaining committee members.
January 11 - 12, 2020 | Local 5167, Hamilton, Ontario | English
This course serves as an introduction into the world of health and safety and explores different basic concepts such as:
• Identification of hazards;
• Hierarchy of controls;
• The basic role of health and safety committees;
• Basics on the right to refuse.

NOTE: See more Health and Safety courses in the Health and Safety Learning Series.
January 13 - 17, 2020 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $175 (Affiliate) | $175 (Non-affiliate)
This course provides leaders and activists with the opportunity to develop the skills and perspectives we need to build a stronger, more inclusive union.

Employers use racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and discrimination against people with disabilities to divide us as workers. We’ll focus on the role the union can and does play in advancing equality and challenging employers.

This course is not about the Human Rights Code
January 14 - 15, 2020 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
Handling Discipline & Discharge, Grievance Handling, Ally Skills for Stewards & Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces
Jan 15, 2020 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
This module looks at the musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, such as strains or carpal tunnel syndrome, the risk factors, and the employers’ obligations to prevent these types of injuries.
Jan 17, 2020 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Affiliate) | $80 (Non-affiliate)
Duty of Fair Representation & Grievance Handling
January 18 - 19, 2020 | CUPE Local 1011, Burlington, Ontario | English | $25
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.
January 18 - 19, 2020 | CUPE Local 1011, Burlington, Ontario | English | $25
Financial Essentials & Financial Officers
Jan 20, 2020 | Local 2380, Barrie, Ontario | English
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.
January 20 - 24, 2020 | Local 7800, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Introduction to Stewarding, Note Taking, Handling Grievances, Representing Members in Front of Management, Building Your Case, Conflict Resolution, Resolving Grievances without Going to Arbitration, Duty to Accommodate
January 21 - 24, 2020 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $25 (Non-affiliate)
Workshop daily from 9am-4pm
January 24 - 25, 2020 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This workshop covers the four pillars of a well run strike: administration, finance/strike pay, communications and picket schedules.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Strike Committee.
January 25 - 26, 2020 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Affiliate) | $90 (Non-affiliate)
Ergonomics, Identifying Hazards & Law & Orders
Jan 27, 2020 | CUPE Local 4000, Ottawa, Ontario | English
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… How can they benefit my local? How are groups using social media for activism? How can I deal with people’s resistance? What are the guidelines for using social media? Explore questions like these and get lots of hands-on practice in CUPE’s Social Media workshop.
January 29 - 30, 2020 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, 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: Participants should bring a copy of their collective agreement to the workshop.

See more Stewarding courses under the Steward Learning Series.

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