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September 22 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | 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.
October 25 - 26, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Before you start the series, you must complete the 9-hour Introduction to Stewarding workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours.

To receive a Steward Learning Series Certificate, you must complete:
 All modules in Section A
 At least 7 modules of your choice from Section B, including at
least 3 Equality Modules (with an *)
 The modules don’t have to be taken in any particular order

November 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Before you start the series, you must complete the 9-hour Introduction to Health and Safety workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Health and Safety Learning Series. All modules are 3 hours.

To receive a Health and Safety Learning Series Certificate, you must complete:
 All modules in the Skills section
 At least 3 modules of your choice from the Perspectives section
 At least 3 modules of your choice from the Hazards specific section
 The modules don’t have to be taken in any particular order.
December 4 - 5, 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.
January 29 - 30, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | 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.
February 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Who am I as a leader? Who are we as a local union? How do we fit into the broader movement? Learn how to use the power of your elected position to build power in the union, create space for more members to get involved, and strengthen solidarity in the labour movement and in our communities.
March 9 - 10, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Before you start the series, you must complete the 9-hour Introduction to Stewarding workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. To receive a Steward Learning Series Certificate, you must complete:
All modules in Section A,
At least 7 modules of your choice from Section B, including at least 3 Equality Modules (with an *).
The modules don’t have to be taken in any particular order
April 23 - 24, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Once secretary-treasurers and trustees complete the Financial Essentials 1-day workshop, they will spend Day 2 learning about bookkeeping and auditing.

Treasurers will learn how to use the CUPE electronic ledger, manage the local union's funds and accounts, and prepare reports to the membership and the trustees.

Trustees will learn how to properly perform an audit of the local union's books, accounts, properties, and assets. At the end of this workshop, Trustees will be able to make recommendations to the local union to improve the local union's financial health.
LAPTOP REQUIRED-if possible.
May 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
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.
June 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Learn about women’s oppression, politics and social change – all from a woman’s perspective. Explore the barriers, challenges and opportunities for women in the union. Discover your own personal leadership style and develop a plan for your personal next step.

NOTE: This workshop is open to members who identify as women.


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