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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.
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 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
April 5 - 7, 2019 | La Place Rendez Vous, Fort Frances, Ontario | English | $165 (Member) | $190 (Non-member)
Please note that Building Stronger Local Unions Workshop starts on Friday, April 5th. All other workshops start on Saturday, April 6th.
April 5 - 6, 2019 | CUPE Local 37 Office, Calgary, Alberta | 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.
Apr 11, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
This module looks at the musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, such as strains or carpal tunnel syndrome, the risk factors, and the employers’ obligations to prevent these types of injuries.
April 12 - 13, 2019 | CUPE Alberta Regional Office, Edmonton, Alberta | 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.
April 12 - 13, 2019 | Local 417 Office, Red Deer, 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.
Apr 17, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, 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.
April 22 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Fraser Valley Office, Abbotsford, British Columbia | English | $15
Who am I as a leader? Who are we as a local union? How do we fit into the broader movement? Learn how to use the power of your elected position to build power and strengthen solidarity in the union, in the labour movement and in our communities.
April 23 - 24, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | 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.
LAPTOP REQUIRED-if possible.
April 25 - 27, 2019 | Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna, British Columbia | English | $30
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
Apr 25, 2019 | Langley Events Center, Langley, British Columbia | English | $30
- Conflict skills for Stewards
- Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces
April 26 - 28, 2019 | Local 417 Office, Red Deer, 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
April 26 - 27, 2019 | CUPE Grande Prairie Office, Grande Prairie, Alberta | 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.
April 26 - 27, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, 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.
Apr 30, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | 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.

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