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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.
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 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $10
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 | Lethbridge, Alberta | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
September 21 - 22, 2018 | Selkirk College, Trail, British Columbia | English | $25
Building Your Case
Representing Members in Front of Management
What's Our Duty
Disability Issues for Stewards
September 22 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | 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 22 - 23, 2018 | Local 1238, Wallaceburg, 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.
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

Sep 26, 2018 | Local 1764, Whitby, Ontario | 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 26 - 27, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 1, North Battleford, Saskatchewan | 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 27, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 1, North Battleford, Saskatchewan | English
Why do I have to take notes? What kind of notes should I take? Are my notes private? This module answers important questions like these, and provides practice time to work on note taking skills.
September 27 - 28, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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 27 - 28, 2018 | Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, New Brunswick | 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 27 - 29, 2018 | Prince George Area Office, Prince George, British Columbia | English | $30
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
September 28 - 30, 2018 | CUPE Local 37 Hall, Calgary, Alberta | English
This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union. Whether you are a trustee or a member of the executive, learning about the basics of the local union’s finances is a priority. In this workshop, you will learn about your duties within the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members

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.This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union. Whether you are a trustee or a member of the executive, learning about the basics of the local union’s finances is a priority. In this workshop, you will learn about your duties within the finances of the union, budgeting and how to be transparent and accountable to members

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.

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