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Feb 19, 2019 | Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Share tips and successful practices with other stewards, and learn strategies for handling difficult grievances.
February 19 - 20, 2019 | Garcelon Civic Center, St. Stephen, 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
February 19 - 22, 2019 | Local 4153, Hamilton, Ontario | English | $90
WSIB Levels I - Rights & Obligations
An introductory 12 hour course that provides an overview of Ontario's compensation system. Participants will learn about the history and evolution of workers’ compensation. Parts of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act will be reviewed to give a clear understanding of what workers and employers are covered mandatorily under the compensation scheme. There will be detailed discussion regarding the legal definition of accident as well understanding what injuries are considered work-related. The Board’s legal tests that are applied in decision-making will be examined. Participants will review the statutory obligations of both workers and employers mandated by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. They will also learn what rights are provided by the legislation. Also included will be a review of Early and Safe Return to Work, the re-employment obligation and insight into the operations of the WSIB. Hands on experience interpreting and completing Board forms are included.

WSIB Level II - Benefits & Representation
This 12 hour course provides participants with the knowledge of the benefits and services available and how to properly conduct themselves as representatives in the workers’ compensation system. Benefits and services will be explained in detail, including NEL, FEL, LOE, LMR and PPD. Participants will be shown how the Board calculates injured workers’ benefits. Short term and long term calculations will be explained so that participants understand what and when monetary items such as overtime are included in the worker’s earnings basis. Legislative and policy changes including Bills 162, 165, 15 and 99 will be discussed. Participants will gain an appreciation of the Board’s Service Delivery Model which will foster better interaction techniques. Participants will learn how to examine claim files and master the art of communication with physicians and Board staff. Hands on experience will be received through a series of exercises using a Board file. Pre-requisites are the Level 1 ODRT course or equivalency.
Feb 20, 2019 | Local 1842, Belleville, Ontario | English | $15
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.
Feb 20, 2019 | CUPE Local 129, Pickering, Ontario | English
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.
Feb 20, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
How do you know if gender inequality is happening in your workplace? Learn about gender inequality and ideas for how stewards can challenge sexism in the workplace.
February 21 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Local 1004, Vancouver, British Columbia | English | $85
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.
February 21 - 22, 2019 | CUPE Local 23, Burnaby, British Columbia | English | $75
- Basics of Incident Investigations
- Ergonomics
- Identifying & Documenting Hazards
- Making Committees Work
February 21 - 22, 2019 | MacArthur Island Sport and Event Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia | English | $25
- Challenging Racism in the Workplace
- Creating Harassment Free Workplaces
- Growing our Mobilizing Power
- Solidarity with Indigenous Workers
February 22 - 23, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
To be effective, a strike needs to be well organized. This workshop covers the four pillars of a well run strike: administration, finance/strike pay, communications and picket schedules.

NOTE: This workshop is for the Strike Committee.
Feb 22, 2019 | New Westminster School District, New Westminster, British Columbia | English
This module looks at the impact of the physical and social work environment on women’s health, and ways to influence research, policy and practice to reduce the health disparities related to gender.
February 22 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Local 408 Meeting Hall, Lethbridge, 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.
February 22 - 23, 2019 | CUPE Local 37 Office, Calgary, 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.
February 22 - 23, 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.
February 23 - 24, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Job Evaluation for Pay Equity
Feb 23, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
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.
February 23 - 24, 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.
February 23 - 24, 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.

February 23 - 24, 2019 | CUPE New Glasgow Area office, New Glasgow, 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.


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