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Mar 15, 2019 | Local 7800, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Understanding Mental Health & Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Mar 15, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, 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.
Mar 20, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
New forms of work, job insecurity, work intensification, high demands, violence and a resulting poor work-life balance are resulting in psychosocial and mental health problems in CUPE workplaces. This module focuses on the workplace as the cause of mental health issues, and not the individual. Discuss strategies and actions that actually help make workplaces psychologically healthier and safer.
Mar 20, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
Learn how to recognize harassment, educate the members about harassment, and represent members who are involved in harassment complaints.
Mar 22, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
Mar 23, 2019 | Local 7575, London, Ontario | 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.
March 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
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.
Apr 2, 2019 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
Duty of Fair Representation & Understanding Mental Health
April 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
Solidarity with indigenous workers, challenging sexism in the workplace, Disability and able-ism in the workplace, Representing gender and sexually diverse members
April 5 - 7, 2019 | La Place Rendez Vous, Fort Frances, Ontario | English | $165 (Member) | $190 (Non-member)
Please note that Building Stronger Local Unions Workshop starts on Friday, April 5th. All other workshops start on Saturday, April 6th.
April 5 - 6, 2019 | Local 1946, Guelph, 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 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.
April 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Mediating Member to Member Conflict, Understanding Mental Health, Growing Our Mobilizing Power
April 8 - 12, 2019 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario | English | $65 (Member) | $70 (Non-member)
Financial Essentials, Financial Officers and Trustee Training
April 8 - 12, 2019 | Holiday Inn Express, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario | English | $65 (Member) | $70 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series: Grievance Handling + Duty of Fair Representation + Representing Members in Front of Management + Creating Harassment Free Workplaces +Conflict Skills for Stewards + Mediating Member to Member Conflict + Notetaking + Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces + Handling Discipline and Discharge +Growing Our Mobilizing Power
April 8 - 12, 2019 | Holiday Inn Express, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario | English | $65 (Member) | $70 (Non-member)
Health and Safety An Introduction+Equality in Heath and Safety + Mobilizing around Health and Safety + SLS Stewards and health and safety + Mental Health First Aid
April 10 - 11, 2019 | CUPE Local 4705, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $25 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Combating Workplace Bullying; Solidarity with Indigenous Workers; Conflict skills for stewards; Understanding Mental Health
Apr 13, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | 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.
Apr 17, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | 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.

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