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May 11 - 12, 2019 | CUPE New Glasgow Area office, New Glasgow, 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 14 - 15, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
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 15, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
Health and safety standards are starkly different around the world. Trade deals signed by our government not only keep workers in other countries down, but can also hurt Canadian workers. This module examines a few of the socioeconomic and political realities of the global workforce to illustrate how poor health and safety laws around the world make it harder for us to bring positive change to workers in Canada.
May 16, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Why do I have to take notes? What kind of notes should I take? Are my notes private? Learn answers to important questions like these, and practice notetaking.
May 17, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
May 18 - 19, 2019 | CUPE Atlantic Regional Office, Dartmouth, 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.
May 18 - 19, 2019 | 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.



May 22 - 23, 2019 | Days Inn & Suites Moncton, Moncton, 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 don’t have to be taken in any particular order
May 24 - 25, 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.
May 30 - June 1, 2019 | Hollywood Road Education Services, Kelowna, British Columbia | English
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
June 3 - 4, 2019 | CUPE Dalhousie, Dalhousie, New Brunswick | 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.
Jun 4, 2019 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
What Stewards Need to Know About Arbitration & Resolving Member to Member Conflict
June 6 - 7, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Workshops offered in this Health and Safety Learning Series are:
- Ergonomics
- Law and Orders
- Understanding Mental Injuries at Work
June 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Brandon Area Office, Brandon, Manitoba | English
Workshops offered in this Steward Learning Series are:
- Popular Economics for Stewards
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Taking on Privatization
June 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island | English
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.


Jun 7, 2019 | CUPE Local 15, Vancouver, British Columbia | English
The Servicing Representative may offer the session to a Local executive who:
• has taken the 9- hour parliamentary procedure workshop, to help refresh and practice chairing skills.
• has not taken the full workshop and needs a primer.
June 8 - 9, 2019 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | 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.


June 13 - 14, 2019 | Union Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba | English | $45
Workshops offered in this Steward Learning Series are:
- Popular Economics for Stewards
- Representing Members in Front of Management
- Taking on Privatization
Jun 13, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | 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.
June 14 - 15, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, 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.
June 15 - 16, 2019 | CUPE St. John's Area Office, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador | 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.


Jun 18, 2019 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $85
In today’s world, we’re all connected across borders. Global, international trade and investment agreements consolidate global corporate power. We need to consolidate global workers’ struggles to build union power. CUPE's solidarity must expand beyond our borders if we are serious about achieving equality and justice for all workers.
In this workshop, participants will:
• explore the root causes of global inequality, austerity, and privatization
• identify where we have power‎ to act
• strategize about solidarity actions
Jun 19, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
How will greening our workplaces impact workers? What does a green workplace look like? What action can we take to address environmental issues? Explore answers to these questions and more, from a steward’s perspective.

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