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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | 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.
November 15 - 16, 2018 | Villégiature Deux Rivières, Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick | French
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
November 15 - 16, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
November 16 - 17, 2018 | Local 966, Mississauga, Ontario | English
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and unions under the Duty to Accommodate. In this workshop you will:
• explore case law, key concepts and the prohibited grounds of discrimination under human rights law;
• learn to make the case for accommodating workers and how to help union representatives and employers come up with appropriate accommodations for members;
• Look at how we can break down stereotypes and stigma to support the accommodation process for those who need it.
November 16 - 17, 2018 | 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.
November 16 - 17, 2018 | CUPE Local 37 Hall, Calgary, Alberta | 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.
Nov 16, 2018 | CUPE Prince Albert Area Office, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan | English
This module examines the risk factors that lead to violence in the workplace, and the employer’s obligations to prevent workers from being exposed to and injured by violence while at work. We examine relevant health and safety law, and start to develop strategies to make our workplaces safer.
November 17 - 18, 2018 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $95 (Non-member)
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.
November 17 - 18, 2018 | CUPE Atlantic Regional Office, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | English
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… How can they benefit my local? How are groups using social media for activism? How can I deal with people’s resistance? What are the guidelines for using social media? Explore questions like these and get lots of hands-on practice in CUPE’s Social Media workshop.
November 17 - 18, 2018 | Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre Truro, Truro, 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.
November 17 - 18, 2018 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
These series of workshops are designed to provide health and safety basics and develop core skills, support participants to think about the different ways health and safety connects to human rights in our union and our community, and to deal with specific workplace hazards and methods for removing them from the workplace.
November 17 - 18, 2018 | Oshawa, Ontario | English | $10
What's Our Duty, Handling Discipline & DIscharge & Representing Members in Front of Management
November 19 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
WSIB Level 4 Return to Work

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