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May 1 - 2, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Leading as a Team and Financial Essentials - These workshops are for all members in an elected position within the local union. Whether you are a trustee or a member of the executive, learning about the basics of the local union’s finances is a priority. In this workshop, you will learn about your duties within the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members. Executive teams explore power and the 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.
May 23 - 24, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
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.
June 7 - 8, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Creating Harassment Free Workplaces - Learn how to recognize harassment, educate the members about harassment, and represent members who are involved in harassment complaints., , Understanding Mental Health - Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members around mental health and mental illness. Learn what to do about stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue., , What’s Our Duty - Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace.

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