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Aug 16, 2022 | Local 8911, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This online workshop covers the basics of a well-run strike: administration, finance / strike pay, communications and picketing coordination.

NOTE: This workshop is for a local Strike Committee.
Aug 16, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This online workshop covers the basics of a well-run strike: administration, finance / strike pay, communications and picketing coordination.

NOTE: This workshop is for a local Strike Committee.
Aug 17, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
In this online workshop, you will learn about:
• the bargaining process;
• the legal framework for bargaining;
• what to expect on the first day of bargaining;
• bargaining table basics;
• consensus decision-making; and
• staying strategic.

NOTE: This workshop is intended for members of a Bargaining Committee.
Aug 17, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | 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.
August 22 - 25, 2022 | Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | English | $400
CUPE Wanuskewin School 2022

On behalf of CUPE Union Education Branch please find the program brochure at the following link:
cupe.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/SaskatchewanSecretarialstaff/EeFKMU3jW-FOszH1IEKrYzEBkDi3Ryg3r6mSGrmXvAeoag?e=fzlCAr

CUPE National has a vaccine policy and you can read it HERE.
cupe.ca/covid-vaccine-policy-and-return-work-office

The policy applies to CUPE National organized events, including Union Education workshops and National meetings and conferences.

CUPE Education is committed to hosting an event where all CUPE members and staff are safe and able to fully participate. It is our expectation that attendees at [school] will be fully vaccinated.

Depending on the state of the of pandemic at the time of our weeklong school, we may require attendees to confirm their vaccination status, rapid test, and mask.

In registering for this event; it is understood that you agree to comply with the protocols we establish to prevent the spread of COVID.
Aug 24, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | 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 online workshop is for you!

Note: After you have completed this course, remember to sign up for Part 2 to get the Intro to Stewarding stamp in your passport. You will need this to take any of the courses in the Steward Learning Series.
Aug 31, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | 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 online workshop is for you!

Note: This is Part 2 of Introduction to Stewarding. Part 1 is a pre-requisite to this course.
Sep 1, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
In this online workshop, you will learn about:
• the bargaining process;
• the legal framework for bargaining;
• what to expect on the first day of bargaining;
• bargaining table basics;
• consensus decision-making; and
• staying strategic.

NOTE: This workshop is intended for members of a Bargaining Committee.
September 6 - 8, 2022 | CUPE Prince George Area Office, Prince George, British Columbia | 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: Please bring a copy of your collective agreement to the workshop.
Sep 6, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
Participants will learn how to build a practice of allyship in their personal lives as well as in their locals, workplaces and communities. Learners will explore definitions, principles and applications of good allyship, and discuss related topics like white supremacy, privilege, comfort zones and strategies for collective action.
Sep 7, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | 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 in this online workshop.
Sep 8, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
This online workshop will help new trustees understand their role and responsibilities. You will leave the workshop with a better understanding of union finances, financial controls, and financial terms as well as the basics of the trustees' audit.
Sep 9, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
This online workshop will help newly-elected treasurers learn about the basics of the local union’s finances. You will learn about your duties regarding the finances of the union, keeping the books, and how to be transparent and accountable to members. 
Sep 14, 2022 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | 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.
Sep 14, 2022 | Online, British Columbia | English
Participants will learn how to build a practice of allyship in their personal lives as well as in their locals, workplaces and communities. Learners will explore definitions, principles and applications of good allyship, and discuss related topics like white supremacy, privilege, comfort zones and strategies for collective action.
Sep 14, 2022 | Online, online, 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 online workshop is for you!

Note: After you have completed this course, remember to sign up for Part 2 to get the Intro to Stewarding stamp in your passport. You will need this to take any of the courses in the Steward Learning Series.
Sep 15, 2022 | University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia | 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: Please bring a copy of your collective agreement to the workshop.
Sep 20, 2022 | University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia | 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.
Sep 21, 2022 | University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia | 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.
Sep 21, 2022 | Online, Online, Ontario | English
This 2-part online workshop serves as an introduction into the world of health and safety and explores different basic concepts such as the:
• identification of hazards;
• hierarchy of controls;
• basic role of health and safety committees;
• basics on the right to refuse.

NOTE: Completion of this workshop is required to register for Part Two.
Sep 24, 2022 | Local 441, Brentwood Bay, British Columbia | 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.
September 25 - 29, 2022 | Four Points Sheraton Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia | English | $1200
Are you interested in fostering bargaining and political power within your local? Do you want to learn what is at stake and what it takes to develop policies and legislation which strengthen the labour movement? Would you consider helping in campaigns or running for a provincial or federal seat? Do you want to develop an NDP that works better for workers?
Then please join MP Leah Gazan (MB), former MP Peggy Nash (ON), former MLA Howard Epstein (NS), NDP MLA Suzy Hansen (NS) and others to learn how to do just that.
We will look at the problem of decades of neo-liberal governance; how to fight back; develop an intersectional analysis; and develop a deeper understanding of climate justice from experts across the Atlantic.

Sunday September 25th (evening) to Thursday September 29th (afternoon)
Four Points Sheraton Halifax
1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1

$1,200 - includes hotel and meals [except dinner on Monday]
$400 - includes lunches and dinners [except dinner on Monday]

CUPE National has a vaccine policy and you can read it HERE.
cupe.ca/covid-vaccine-policy-and-return-work-office

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