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May 1 - 2, 2019 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Green action for Stewards; Literacy Awareness for Stewards; Growing our Mobilizing Power; Hot Topics
May 1 - 2, 2019 | CUPE Bathurst, Beresford, New Brunswick | French
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 1, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
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.
May 2 - 3, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
May 2 - 3, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered in this Steward Learning Series are:
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
- Disability and Ableism in the Workplace
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
May 3 - 4, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | 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.
May 4, 2019 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.

This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.
May 4, 2019 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.

This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.
May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Atlantic Regional Office, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | English
These series of workshops are designed to provide health and safety basics and develop core skills, support participants to think about the different ways health and safety connects to human rights in our union and our community, and to deal with specific workplace hazards and methods for removing them from the workplace.

May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Sydney Area office, Sydney, Nova Scotia | English
LET – Financial Officers and Essentials Workshop

If you have one, please bring your laptop

May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Conflict is a natural part of our lives. Learning to handle it well improves relationships with other members, co-workers and the employer.
In this workshop, you will:
• deepen your understanding of conflict;
• strengthen your communication skills;
• practice responding to conflict.
May 7, 2019 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
Stewards & Health & Safety, What Stewards Need to Know About Bargaining
May 11 - 12, 2019 | CUPE Atlantic Regional Office, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | English
Before you start the Steward Learning series, you must complete the Introduction to Stewarding (9 hour) workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. Please remember to bring your Stewarding handbook and Steward Learning passport.



May 11 - 12, 2019 | CUPE New Glasgow Area office, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia | English
These series of workshops are designed to provide health and safety basics and develop core skills, support participants to think about the different ways health and safety connects to human rights in our union and our community, and to deal with specific workplace hazards and methods for removing them from the workplace.

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.
May 15, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
Share tips and successful practices with other stewards, and learn strategies for handling difficult grievances.

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