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August 21 - 22, 2019 | Fraser Valley District Council, Langley, British Columbia | English | $25
- Financial Officers
- Financial Essentials
August 26 - 27, 2019 | Minoru Centre for Active Living, Richmond, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Representing Members in Front of Management
September 5 - 6, 2019 | Creston Hotel and Suites, Creston, British Columbia | English
- Handling Discipline and Discharge
- Notetaking
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
Sep 5, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
Learn about where stewards get their authority in the workplace, the duty of fair representation, and other labour laws that cover the workplace.
September 9 - 10, 2019 | Prestige Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre, Nelson, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to CUPE
- Strategic Planning
September 16 - 17, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Leading as a Team
- Leadership Essentials
- Conflict Ready Executives
September 16 - 17, 2019 | Firefighters Banquet & Conference Centre, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
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 17 - 18, 2019 | CUPE Local 173, District of Lillooet, 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.
September 18 - 19, 2019 | Fire Hall 5, Langley, British Columbia | English | $25
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
Sep 18, 2019 | Canadian Airways Lodge 764, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Richmond, British Columbia | English
In this workshop, members of local Mobilization Committees look at effective ways to engage members before bargaining begins, and throughout the bargaining process.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Mobilization Committee.
September 19 - 21, 2019 | Mundy Park Field House, Coquitlam, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

Sep 20, 2019 | Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn & Convention Centre, Nelson, British Columbia | English
- How Bargaining Works
- Notetaking for Bargaining
- Analyzing Your Collective Agreement
September 24 - 25, 2019 | Columbia Shuswap Regional District, Salmon Arm, British Columbia | 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 26 - 28, 2019 | Maritime Labour Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

September 27 - 28, 2019 | CUPE Local 801 Office, Gibsons, British Columbia | English
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
October 3 - 5, 2019 | University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

October 10 - 12, 2019 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

October 17 - 19, 2019 | Delta Manor Education Centre, Delta, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

October 24 - 26, 2019 | Village Green Hotel, Vernon, British Columbia | English
It’s never too early to start planning for your retirement. Learn about government and workplace pensions and leave with some good tools to help you prepare financially and psychologically.

NOTE: This workshop does not provide specific or personal financial advice.

MPP will cover Approaching Retirement which is interactive with plenty of time for discussion and a chance to ask questions.

You will cover the following:

Choosing your best pension option
Life stages around retirement
Retirement Checklist
Retirement application process
Income and expense worksheets
Implications of returning to work
Each participant will receive a handbook to take home.

Please bring a calculator

October 28 - 29, 2019 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
- Conflict Ready Executives
- Leadership Essentials
- Leading as a Team
October 29 - November 1, 2019 | Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge, Smithers, British Columbia | English | $60 (Affiliate) | $120 (Non-affiliate)
1. Local Executive Training $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Conflict Ready Executives
- Financial Essentials
- Leading as a Team
- Parliamentary Procedure
2. Steward Learning Series $60 affiliates/ $120 non-affiliates
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
- Understanding Mental Health
3. Combatting Workplace Bullying $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
4. Social Media $30 affiliates/ $60 non-affiliates
- At the Bargaining Table - Before Bargaining Starts
- Notetaking for Bargaining

Please find the brochure for the upcoming Fall 2019 NADC School in Smithers Oct 29 - Nov 1 at the following link

Brochure
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All workshop registrations must be completed online.
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October 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE BC Regional Office, Burnaby, British Columbia | English
- Handling Discipline & Discharge
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Mediating Member to Member Conflict
- Ally Skills for Stewards
October 31 - November 1, 2019 | Resource Education Centre, Surrey, British Columbia | 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.
November 5 - 6, 2019 | CUPE Comox Valley Area Office, Courtenay, British Columbia | English | $20
This course will look at economic, political, social forces at play between union and management. It will examine the roles and rights of each group and the different types of union/management relationships and styles. We will look at the power, bias, and privilege dynamics between union and management and how we can communicate effectively. We will focus on problem solving – understanding issues, developing strategies, finding and presenting facts and argument, finding areas of agreement, building solutions, implementing and maintaining solutions. Participants can expect lots of participation, interaction, and role-plays along with practical skills and tools for communication, analysis, strategy and critical thinking.

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