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Apr 19, 2018 | CUPE Saskatchewan Regional Office, Regina, Saskatchewan | 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. 
Apr 20, 2018 | CUPE Saskatchewan Regional Office, Regina, Saskatchewan | 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.
April 20 - 21, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
April 20 - 21, 2018 | Kikiwak Inn, Opaskwayak, Manitoba | English | $60
Financial Essentials
This workshop is for all members in an elected position within the local union.

Financial Officers
Once Secretary-Treasurers and Trustees complete the Financial Essentials workshop, they will spend the second day learning about book-keeping and auditing.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $95 (Non-member)
This workshop will interest you if your local is thinking about a joint job evaluation program for pay equity purposes, or if you have new joint pay equity committee members. It covers topics such as collection of job information, rating jobs, weights, banding, selection of male comparators, job-to-job and proportional value comparisons and achieving/maintaining pay equity.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre Truro, Truro, Nova Scotia | 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.
April 21 - 22, 2018 | Local 1883, Kitchener, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
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.


April 21 - 22, 2018 | Medicine Hat Lodge, Medicine Hat, Alberta | English
Unions have led the charge for shorter work weeks, health and safety legislation, collective bargaining rights, benefit and pension programs, and much more. Now unions are under attack.
In this workshop, we will explore:
• the history of unions in Canada and key moments in CUPE’s 50 year history;
• why unions are under attack;
• who benefits when workers’ rights are weakened;
• what we can learn from our history to help us move forward and build our power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.
Apr 24, 2018 | Local 1022 Union Office, Belleville, Ontario | English | $30
Championing human rights in the workplace and the union is an important role for stewards. What does it really mean to be a good ally?
Apr 24, 2018 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
This module equips stewards to be proactive when meeting with management. Learn tips for effective meetings, and build confidence by practicing meeting situations.
April 26 - 27, 2018 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
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.
April 28 - 29, 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.
April 28 - 29, 2018 | CUPE Peel Area Office, Mississauga, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
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.
April 28 - 29, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Niagara CUPE Council School
April 30 - May 2, 2018 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
May 1 - 2, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Leading as a Team and Financial Essentials - These workshops are 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. Executive teams explore power and the responsibility that comes with it, how we work in teams and how to balance our leadership styles to engage the membership and work effectively across diversity.
May 4 - 5, 2018 | CUPE Calgary Office, Calgary, 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.
May 4 - 5, 2018 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, 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.
May 4 - 5, 2018 | CUPE Local 1011, Burlington, Ontario | English | $30 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
With the right vision, your local can be stronger.
This workshop covers:
• issues, problems and solutions that are relevant to your local
• strategies for making your local more inclusive
• an action plan to strengthen your local

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