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Nov 7, 2018 | Prince Albert Community Clinic, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | 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.
November 7 - 9, 2018 | WC Blair Recreation Centre, Langley, British Columbia | English | $30
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Nov 8, 2018 | Prince Albert Community Clinic, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | 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.
Nov 8, 2018 | Prince Albert Community Clinic, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | 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.
November 8 - 9, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Recording Secretaries play a vital role in keeping local unions strong.
Learn how to:
• take clear and accurate meeting minutes;
• organize files;
• process and write correspondence;
• Communicate effectively with members.
November 8 - 9, 2018 | Days Inn & Suites Moncton, Moncton, 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.
November 8 - 9, 2018 | CUPE Kenora Area Office, Kenora, Ontario | English | $30 (Member) | $45 (Non-member)
Health and Safety Series
November 8 - 9, 2018 | CUPE Sault Ste Marie Area Office, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $25 (Non-member)
Health and Safety Series
November 9 - 10, 2018 | CUPE Grande Prairie Office, Grande Prairie, Alberta | English
Learn about CUPE structure and about the values and principles of the labour movement. Understand the roles and responsibilities of elected officers, the bylaws and constitution that structure our organization. Leave knowing how to make your voice heard at a union meeting and how to participate in the decisions of your union.
November 9 - 10, 2018 | CUPE Local 905, Newmarket, Ontario | English | $20
Steward Learning Series
Nov 9, 2018 | CUPE Kelowna Area Office, Kelowna, 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.
Nov 10, 2018 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | 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.
November 10 - 11, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Niagara District CUPE Council School
Nov 12, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Stewards need to work with health and safety activists to ensure the workplace is healthy and safe for members. Learn about health and safety rights, and how stewards can support this important area of union work.
November 12 - 13, 2018 | CUPE North Bay Area Office, North Bay, Ontario | English | $25 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
This workshop will help you gain the confidence you need to speak up at a meeting or public event. Take the opportunity, in a supportive environment to practice speaking on various issues and resolutions. Learn ways to deal with nervousness, and how to prepare and present.
Nov 14, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 5, Yorkton, Saskatchewan | English
Learn the legal framework for the duty to accommodate, what a good accommodation process and plan look like, and what to do if the employer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodation.
Nov 14, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 5, Yorkton, Saskatchewan | English
Explore what ableism is, how to recognize it, and ways to address it. Learn about how to make your workplace and union accessible to workers with visible and invisible disabilities.
November 14 - 15, 2018 | Local 5430, Region 5, Yorkton, 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.
November 14 - 15, 2018 | CUPE Saskatoon Area Office, Saskatoon, 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.
November 15 - 16, 2018 | CUPE Prince Albert Area Office, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | 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.
Nov 15, 2018 | Local 5430, Region 5, Yorkton, 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.
Nov 15, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 5, Yorkton, Saskatchewan | English
Learn about key legal concepts and terms, and the role of stewards during an employer’s investigation, when discipline is given, and during grievance meetings.
Nov 15, 2018 | CUPE Local 5430 Office, Region 5, Yorkton, Saskatchewan | English
Workplace conflict is stressful and weakens the union. Learn about the sources of workplace conflict and how to choose a response that fits the situation. Practice conflict communication skills that will help you resolve conflict at work and in the union.

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