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September 23 - 28, 2018 | NAV Centre, Cornwall, Ontario | Bilingual | $1400
CUPE’ s Union Development Department is proud to host the 5th Annual André Lamoureux Memorial School taking place at the Nav Centre.

Brother André Lamoureux was a dedicated union activist, who began his career within the School Board Sector before proudly becoming a National Servicing Representative within the Cornwall Area. He went on to occupy a position as Assistant Regional Director as well as Assistant Director of Organizing and Regional Services and was greatly respected by his fellow Sisters and Brothers. It is with great honour that we commemorate André by naming this Educational Opportunity after him, in the area that he originated.
Sep 25, 2018 | Local 1022 Union Office, Belleville, Ontario | English | $30
Too much conflict? Not enough? Either one can be a sign of trouble. High functioning executives welcome conflict and handle it well. Learn where we tend to get stuck and figure out how to work together to serve the needs of the membership.
Sep 26, 2018 | Local 1764, Whitby, Ontario | English
Explore the steward’s role in supporting and representing members around mental health and mental illness. Learn what to do about stigma, and how to approach a conversation with a member about a possible mental health issue.
September 28 - 29, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | 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.
September 29 - 30, 2018 | Peterborough Area Office, Peterborough, 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. (Please bring a calculator)
Sep 29, 2018 | Local 5167, Hamilton, Ontario | English | $20
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.
Oct 2, 2018 | Street Health, Toronto, Ontario | English
Too much conflict? Not enough? Either one can be a sign of trouble. High functioning executives welcome conflict and handle it well. Learn where we tend to get stuck and figure out how to work together to serve the needs of the membership.
Oct 10, 2018 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
This module covers the basic origins of health and safety law, how to find, read and interpret relevant section of law and highlights some of the more important aspects of the specific health and safety law that applies to you.
October 11 - 12, 2018 | Kenora Area Office, Kenora, Ontario | English | $30 (Member) | $45 (Non-member)
Bargaining
October 13 - 14, 2018 | Oshawa, Ontario | English | $10
Being An Ally for Equality, Creating Accommodation Friendly Workplaces
Oct 15, 2018 | Local 79, Toronto, Ontario | English
Learn the legal framework for the duty to accommodate, what a good accommodation process and plan look like, and what to do if the employer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodation.
October 19 - 20, 2018 | Local 966, Mississauga, Ontario | English
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.
October 20 - 21, 2018 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Niagara District CUPE Council School
Oct 20, 2018 | Local 416, Toronto, Ontario | English
In this module, stewards practice coaching members who are in conflict with other members, and work with a four-step approach to basic mediation techniques.
October 25 - 26, 2018 | CUPE Cornwall Area Office, Cornwall, Ontario | English | $20
This workshop will help you plan for your retirement.

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