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November 19 - 23, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
WSIB Level 4 Return to Work
Nov 21, 2018 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, 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.
November 21 - 22, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
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.
Nov 21, 2018 | Local 1764, Whitby, Ontario | English
Knowing how to handle conflict well will improve your relationships with members and the employer. Learn about the different responses to conflict and practise communication skills that will help in situations of conflict.
November 22 - 23, 2018 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, 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
November 23 - 24, 2018 | Local 966, Mississauga, Ontario | English
Learn about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and unions under the Duty to Accommodate. In this workshop you will:
• explore case law, key concepts and the prohibited grounds of discrimination under human rights law;
• learn to make the case for accommodating workers and how to help union representatives and employers come up with appropriate accommodations for members;
• Look at how we can break down stereotypes and stigma to support the accommodation process for those who need it.
November 24 - 25, 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.
November 26 - 27, 2018 | CUPE Local 4000, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Building You case; Disability issues for Stewards; What's Our Duty and Notetaking
November 26 - 30, 2018 | Windsor Area Office, Windsor, Ontario | English | $150 (Member) | $175 (Non-member)
Local Executive Training
Nov 26, 2018 | Hamilton Area Office, Hamilton, Ontario | English
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 in the union, create space for more members to get involved, and strengthen solidarity in the labour movement and in our communities.
Nov 26, 2018 | Local 4222, London, Ontario | English
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube… How can they benefit my local? How are groups using social media for activism? How can I deal with people’s resistance? What are the guidelines for using social media? Explore questions like these and get lots of hands-on practice in CUPE’s Social Media workshop.
November 28 - 29, 2018 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Recording Secretary and Representing gender and sexually divers members
Nov 28, 2018 | Hamilton Area Office, Hamilton, Ontario | 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.
Nov 30, 2018 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | English | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
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.
November 30 - December 1, 2018 | CUPE Cornwall Area Office, Cornwall, Ontario | English | $20
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.
December 2 - 7, 2018 | White Oaks Resort & Spa, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario | English | $1775
Registration, Dinner & Welcome Briefing on Sunday evening beginning at 4 pm. Workshop times are 9 am - 5 pm (Monday - Thursday) & 9 am - 12 pm (Friday). Please note, some workshops will run extend hours or require evening work.
December 3 - 7, 2018 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
A 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 mandatorilly 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.

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