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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 | 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 | 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 | Oshawa, Ontario | English | $10
What's Our Duty, Handling Discipline & DIscharge & Representing Members in Front of Management
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 19 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
WSIB Level 4 Return to Work
November 20 - 21, 2018 | Don Ross Centre, North Battleford, 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 21, 2018 | Don Ross Centre, North Battleford, 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.
Nov 21, 2018 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace? Learn to identify the psychological hazards in our workplaces, and the role of the steward in eliminating psychological hazards.
November 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $50 (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 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
Before you start the series, you must complete the 9-hour Introduction to Health and Safety workshop. After that, you can start taking modules in the Health and Safety Learning Series. All modules are 3 hours.

To receive a Health and Safety Learning Series Certificate, you must complete:
 All modules in the Skills section
 At least 3 modules of your choice from the Perspectives section
 At least 3 modules of your choice from the Hazards specific section
 The modules don’t have to be taken in any particular order.
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 21 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Local 402, Surrey, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
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 22 - 23, 2018 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
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
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.
November 23 - 24, 2018 | Local 408 Office, Lethbridge, Alberta | English
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.
November 24 - 25, 2018 | Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, 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 do not have to be taken in any particular order.
November 24 - 25, 2018 | Local 7575, London, Ontario | English | $40
Bargaining Training
November 24 - 25, 2018 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | 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.

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