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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.
April 29 - 30, 2019 | Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, New Brunswick | 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.
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.
May 1 - 2, 2019 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Green action for Stewards; Literacy Awareness for Stewards; Growing our Mobilizing Power; Hot Topics
May 1 - 2, 2019 | CUPE Bathurst, Beresford, 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.
May 1, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $20
Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members dealing with mental health issues. Learn how to challenge stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.
May 2 - 3, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Pensions are our deferred wages. That’s what makes them a union issue – whether you’re trying to get a workplace pension for your members or are trying to protect the one you have.
In this workshop, you’ll learn about:
• Government pensions – the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security Program and the Guaranteed Income Supplement;
• The different kinds of workplace plans and why some are better than others;
• The attacks on workers’ pensions – and how we can fight back as union members.
May 2 - 3, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered in this Steward Learning Series are:
- Conflict Skills for Stewards
- Disability and Ableism in the Workplace
- Psychologically Safe Workplaces
May 3 - 4, 2019 | 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, 2019 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.

This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.
May 4, 2019 | CUPE Corner Brook Area Office, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador | English
Schoolboard, municipal, provincial or federal election coming up? The outcome of elections affects workers, public services and equality rights.

This workshop provides a chance to explore current election issues, how to get involved, to support candidates and to have an impact on the outcome of an election.
May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
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.
May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Sydney Area office, Sydney, Nova Scotia | English
LET – Financial Officers and Essentials Workshop

If you have one, please bring your laptop

May 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Atlantic Regional Office, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | 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.

May 7, 2019 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
Stewards & Health & Safety, What Stewards Need to Know About Bargaining

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