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March 30 - 31, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
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.
April 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
Mediating Member to Member Conflict, Understanding Mental Health, Growing Our Mobilizing Power
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.
June 8 - 9, 2019 | CUPE Local 543, Windsor, Ontario | English | $75 (Member) | $90 (Non-member)
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.

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