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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.
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 Local 905, Newmarket, Ontario | English | $20
Ally Skills for Stewards, Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces, Representing Gender & Sexually Diverse Members, Disability & Ableism in the Workplace
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.
November 15 - 16, 2019 | CUPE Local 1011, Burlington, Ontario | English | $25
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.
Nov 15, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Affiliate) | $50 (Non-affiliate)
Steward Learning Series
Nov 20, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
Nov 20, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
In this workshop, executive teams explore power and responsibility that comes with it, how we work in teams and how to balance our leadership styles to engage the membership and work effectively across diversity.
Nov 21, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members dealing with mental health issues. Learn how to challenge stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.
November 22 - 23, 2019 | Local 1946, Guelph, Ontario | English
This workshop is about following rules of order when chairing union meetings. Learn about the role of the chair and the different elements (motions, amendments, points of order, etc.). Get a chance to put the learning into practice.
Nov 27, 2019 | Highland Shores Children's Aid Society, Bellevelle, Ontario | English
This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.

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."
November 29 - 30, 2019 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
December 1 - 6, 2019 | White Oaks Resort & Spa, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario | English | $1800
Registration, Dinner & Welcome Briefing on Sunday evening beginning at 4 pm. Workshop times are 9 am - 5 pm (Monday - Thursday) & 9 am - 12 pm (Friday). WSIB will begin on Sunday evening from 7 pm - 10 pm. Please note, some workshops will run extend hours or require evening work.
December 11 - 12, 2019 | Pembroke Legion, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Affiliate) | $40 (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.

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