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September 12 - 13, 2018 | CUPE Saskatoon Area Office, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | English
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.
Sep 13, 2018 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
This module explores the structure, role and function of health and safety committees, their strengths and limitations, and how they can best work within the legislative framework, and within our union.
September 13 - 14, 2018 | CUPE Sydney Area office, Sydney, 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.

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 order.
September 14 - 15, 2018 | 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.
September 14 - 15, 2018 | CUPE Local 37 Hall, Calgary, 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.
Sep 15, 2018 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
There are workers with disabilities in every workplace. Learn about different kinds of disabilities and what you can do as stewards to create accessible workplaces.
Sep 18, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
Learn about key legal concepts and terms, the role of the stewards during the employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings, and how to develop effective arguments.
Sep 20, 2018 | CUPE Prince Albert Area Office, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | English
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.
Sep 20, 2018 | CUPE Prince Albert Area Office, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | English
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in our workplaces, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.
September 20 - 22, 2018 | Desert Garden Seniors Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Sep 21, 2018 | Prince Charles Secondary School, Creston, British Columbia | English
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.
September 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | English
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.
Sep 21, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
Locals work with staff to put together a strategic planning session. Strategic planning is a collaborative way to set achievable and measurable goals for your local. It will help you determine what will be implemented over a matter of weeks and years so your local can evolve and grow to serve your membership better. It is also a way to build capacity and activism within your local. This is not an off the shelf workshop. Each situation is different and requires a tailor made approach.
September 21 - 22, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | 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.
Sep 21, 2018 | CUPE Saskatoon Area Office, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | English
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.
Sep 21, 2018 | CUPE Saskatoon Area Office, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | English
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in our workplaces, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.
September 22 - 23, 2018 | Best Western Plus Bridgewater Hotel and Convention Centre, Bridgewater, 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.

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 order.
September 22 - 23, 2018 | 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.

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 order.
September 23 - 28, 2018 | NAV Centre, Cornwall, Ontario | Bilingual | $1400
CUPE’ s Union Development Department is proud to host the 5th Annual André Lamoureux Memorial School taking place at the Nav Centre.

Brother André Lamoureux was a dedicated union activist, who began his career within the School Board Sector before proudly becoming a National Servicing Representative within the Cornwall Area. He went on to occupy a position as Assistant Regional Director as well as Assistant Director of Organizing and Regional Services and was greatly respected by his fellow Sisters and Brothers. It is with great honour that we commemorate André by naming this Educational Opportunity after him, in the area that he originated.
Sep 25, 2018 | Local 1022 Union Office, Belleville, Ontario | English | $30
Too much conflict? Not enough? Either one can be a sign of trouble. High functioning executives welcome conflict and handle it well. Learn where we tend to get stuck and figure out how to work together to serve the needs of the membership.
Sep 25, 2018 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.
September 26 - 27, 2018 | Victoria Inn Flin Flon, Flin Flon, Manitoba | English | $70
Local Executive Training Track
• Duty to Accommodate
• Local Executive Training – Duty of Fair Representation

Healthy and Safe Workplaces Track
• Combating Workplaces Bullying
• H&S - Workload and Overwork
• SLS - Conflict Resolution Skills for Stewards

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