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Mar 22, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
March 22 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Local 408 Meeting Hall, Lethbridge, 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.
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.
Mar 26, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia play out in our workplaces, locals, and communities. Learn how to challenge these kinds of discrimination, and respectfully gender and sexually diverse members in your workplace.
March 26 - 27, 2019 | CUPE Saint John, Saint John, New Brunswick | 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 26, 2019 | Riverside Centre, Maple Ridge, British Columbia | English | $15
- Grievance Handling
- Duty of Fair Representation
Mar 27, 2019 | CUPE Local 703, Maple Ridge, British Columbia | English | $15
- Notetaking
- Handling Discipline and Discharge
March 27 - 28, 2019 | Steelworkers Union Hall, Port Alberni, British Columbia | English | $50
- Introduction to Stewarding
- Duty of Fair Representation
March 27 - 28, 2019 | CUPE Local 5430, Region 1, North Battleford, Saskatchewan | English
Four steward learning series modules:
- Duty of Fair Representation
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Ally Skills for Stewards
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
Mar 28, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
This workshop will help you build union solidarity in locals where some members of the union supervise other members. It provides tips on how unionized supervisors can carry out their duties and discusses how locals can ensure that tensions between supervisors and those supervised don’t get in the way of the local union’s activities.
Mar 28, 2019 | Langley Events Center, Langley, British Columbia | English | $30
- Challenging Sexism in the Workplace
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
March 28 - 29, 2019 | CUPE Saskatchewan Regional Office, Regina, Saskatchewan | English
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.
Mar 28, 2019 | Riverside Centre, Maple Ridge, British Columbia | English | $15
- Stewards and Health & Safety
- Mediating Member to Member Conflict
Mar 29, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
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. 
March 29 - 31, 2019 | CUPE Grande Prairie Office, Grande Prairie, 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
March 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE New Glasgow Area office, New Glasgow, 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.


March 30 - 31, 2019 | Villégiature Deux Rivières, Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick | French
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 30 - 31, 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 30 - 31, 2019 | Mount Peyton Hotel, Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
LET - Local Executive Training
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 2 - 3, 2019 | CUPE Edmundston, Edmundston, New Brunswick | French
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.

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