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November 3 - 4, 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.
November 7 - 8, 2018 | Rodd Miramichi River Lodge and Conference Centre, Miramichi, 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.
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 9 - 10, 2018 | CUPE Local 905, Newmarket, Ontario | English | $20
Steward Learning Series
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 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 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
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 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.
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 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 | 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 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.
Nov 20, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
This module is an opportunity for stewards to learn more about current issues.
Nov 21, 2018 | union centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Knowing how to handle conflict well will improve your relationships with members and the employer. Learn about the different responses to conflict and practise communication skills that will help in situations of conflict.
November 21 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Nov 21, 2018 | Local 1764, Whitby, Ontario | English
Knowing how to handle conflict well will improve your relationships with members and the employer. Learn about the different responses to conflict and practise communication skills that will help in situations of conflict.
November 23 - 24, 2018 | CUPE Local 37 Hall, Calgary, Alberta | 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.

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