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September 5 - 6, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French
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 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 7 - 8, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Affiliate) | $90 (Non-affiliate)
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.
September 12 - 13, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $40 (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: 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
September 12 - 18, 2019 | Perth, Ontario | English
Bullying hurts everyone. As union members, we have a role to play in combating workplace bullying.
Come and talk about:
• what bullying is;
• how bullying hurts everyone;
• how not to be a bystander;
• how the union can make a difference.
Sep 13, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, 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.
Sep 17, 2019 | Local 2190, Toronto, Ontario | English
Stewards can play a key role when the union needs to mobilize our members – whether it’s to support the bargaining committee, or stop the employer’s attempt to contract out our work. Learn basic mobilization theory and explore how stewards can tackle workplace problems in ways that engage more members and build the union’s power.
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.
Sep 18, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
Bargaining notes are critical – during bargaining and when new language is being implemented after bargaining has ended. Learn how to read the room, understand body language, take good notes, and store notes after bargaining.

NOTE: This workshop is for bargaining committee members.
Sep 19, 2019 | Local 79, 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 19 - 20, 2019 | Kinghts of Columbus Hall, Pembroke, 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.
Sep 20, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
This workshop is for leaders that are willing to open their minds to hearing and learning about the history of colonialism that has affected marginalized groups such as Indigenous peoples, Black people and racialized people for decades. The purpose of this workshop is to be open and willing to create the change that is needed in our union and communities.
September 20 - 21, 2019 | Local 1946, Guelph, Ontario | English
Member to Member Conflict, Understanding Mental Health, Psychologically Safe Workplaces
September 20 - 21, 2019 | Local 966, Mississauga, Ontario | English
Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces, Basics of Incident Investigation & Making Committees Work
September 21 - 22, 2019 | CUPE Peel Area Office, Mississauga, 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.
September 25 - October 1, 2019 | Keelemount Daycare Center, Toronto, Ontario | English
Bullying hurts everyone. As union members, we have a role to play in combating workplace bullying.
Come and talk about:
• what bullying is;
• how bullying hurts everyone;
• how not to be a bystander;
• how the union can make a difference.

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