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March 7 - 8, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered in this Health and Safety Learning Series are:

- Ergonomics
- Law and Orders
- Understanding Mental Injuries at Work
March 7 - 8, 2019 | Days Inn & Suites Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick | 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.
Mar 7, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
In this module, you will learn techniques for identifying hazards, such as body maps, surveys and inspections. You will also develop a methodology for dealing with the hazards you find.
March 7 - 9, 2019 | Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton, British Columbia | English | $50
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
March 8 - 9, 2019 | Qmunity Accessible Office, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $25
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Notetaking
March 8 - 9, 2019 | CUPE Grande Prairie Office, Grande Prairie, 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.
March 8 - 9, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | English
This workshop is about following rules of order when chairing union meetings. Learn about the role of the chair and the different elements (motions, amendments, points of order, etc.). Get a change to put the learning into practice.
March 9 - 10, 2019 | CUPE Sydney Area office, Sydney, Nova Scotia | 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.
March 9 - 10, 2019 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | 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.
March 9 - 10, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Before you start the series, you must complete the 9-hour Introduction to Stewarding workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Steward Learning Series. All the modules are 3 hours. 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 particular order
Mar 11, 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.
Mar 13, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
March 14 - 15, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Workshops offered in this Steward Learning Series are:
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
- Disability and Ableism in the Workplace
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
March 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | 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.
March 14 - 15, 2019 | Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario | English
Who am I as a leader? Who are we as a local union? How do we fit into the broader movement? Learn how to use the power of your elected position to build power and strengthen solidarity in the union, in the labour movement and in our communities.
Mar 15, 2019 | Local 7800, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Understanding Mental Health & Psychologically Safe Workplaces
March 15 - 16, 2019 | Taber Police Station, Taber, 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.
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.
March 15 - 16, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Learn about women’s oppression, politics and social change – all from a woman’s perspective. Explore the barriers, challenges and opportunities for women in the union. Discover your own personal leadership style and develop a plan for your personal next step.

NOTE: This workshop is open to members who identify as women.


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