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Mar 2, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
Representing Members in Front of Management & Grievance Handling
March 4 - 5, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Valley Area Office, Pembroke, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $40 (Non-member)
Duty of fair representation, representing members in front of management, literacy awareness, grievance handling" for stewards.
Mar 5, 2019 | Barrie Area Office, Barrie, Ontario | English
Handling Discipline & Discharge & Grievance Handling
March 6 - 7, 2019 | CUPE Sudbury Area Office, Sudbury, Ontario | English | $20 (Member) | $30 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
Mar 11, 2019 | Ontario Regional Office, Markham, Ontario | English
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.
March 14 - 15, 2019 | Brock University, St. Catherines, 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 and strengthen solidarity in the union, in the labour movement and in our communities.
Mar 15, 2019 | Local 7800, Hamilton, Ontario | English
Understanding Mental Health & Psychologically Safe Workplaces
Mar 15, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
There are workers with disabilities in every workplace. Learn about different kinds of disabilities and what you can do as stewards to create accessible workplaces.
Mar 20, 2019 | Niagara Area Office, St. Catharines, Ontario | English
Learn how to recognize harassment, educate the members about harassment, and represent members who are involved in harassment complaints.
Mar 20, 2019 | CUPE Local 218, Whitby, Ontario | English
New forms of work, job insecurity, work intensification, high demands, violence and a resulting poor work-life balance are resulting in psychosocial and mental health problems in CUPE workplaces. This module focuses on the workplace as the cause of mental health issues, and not the individual. Discuss strategies and actions that actually help make workplaces psychologically healthier and safer.
Mar 22, 2019 | CUPE Ottawa Area Office, Ottawa, Ontario | French | $40 (Member) | $50 (Non-member)
Steward Learning Series
Mar 23, 2019 | Local 7575, London, Ontario | English
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.
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.

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