2017 Nova Scotia Workshop Schedule

union education workshop

Workshops for CUPE NS members February to December of 2017

We are pleased to announce the schedule of workshops being offered to for all CUPE members in Nova Scotia from February to December of 2017.

As always you are not limited to those listed. If you would like to have other workshops arranged for your local, or scheduled on weekdays or evenings, please contact your CUPE Education Representative and they will make arrangements to meet your locals’ needs.

A printable PDF version of the registration form is available with the schedule here: NS 2017 workshop schedule.

Online registration

For your convenience, online registration is available at cupe.ca/unioneducation.

DATE WORKSHOP LOCATION EXTRAS
February 11 – 12, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Creating an accommodation-friendly workplace
  • Handling grievances
  • Representing members in front of management
Amherst

Super 8
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Hwy. 104 (exit 4)
Amherst, NS

 

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

February 11 – 12, 2017 Duty to accommodate Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

February 25 – 26, 2017  

Nova Scotia pension plans

 

 

Bridgewater

Best Western Plus Bridgewater
527 Hwy.10 (exit 12)
Cookville, NS

NOTE: If you have a pension plan in your workplace, bring your annual pension statement.                          This is not a retirement planning workshop

 

March 4 – 5, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • What a steward needs to know about bargaining
  • What stewards need to know about arbitration
  • Being an ally for equality
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

March 4 – 5, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Identifying and documenting hazards
  • Making committees work
  • Basics of incident investigation
Yarmouth

Mariner’s Centre
45 Jody Shelley Drive Yarmouth, NS

 

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health and Safety: an introduction

 

 

March 18 – 19, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Women and work hazards
  • Solidarity beyond borders
  • Using our mobilization power to advance health & safety
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

March 18 – 19, 2017 Duty to accommodate Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

 

 
April 22 – 23, 2017 Social media Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

 
April 22 – 23, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Creating an accommodation-friendly workplace
  • Connecting with indigenous workers
  • Conflict resolution skills for stewards
Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

April 29 – 30, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Handling grievances
  • Green action for stewards
  • Challenging homophobia in the workplace
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

April 29 – 30, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Creating an accommodation-friendly workplace
  • Connecting with indigenous workers
  • Conflict resolution skills for stewards
Liverpool

Best Western Plus Liverpool
63 Queens Place Drive
Liverpool, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

April 29 – 30, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Identifying and documenting hazards
  • Making committees work
  • Basics of incident investigation
New Glasgow

CUPE New Glasgow Area office
115 McLean Street
New Glasgow, NS

 

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

May 6 – 7, 2017 Financial officers Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

SUGGESTED:

Bring a laptop if you have one & a pencil

May 6 – 7, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • What a steward needs to know about bargaining
  • What stewards need to know about arbitration
  • Being an ally for equality
Yarmouth

Mariner’s Centre
45 Jody Shelley Drive Yarmouth, NS

 

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

May 13 – 14, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Handling discipline & discharge
  • Resolving grievances without going to arbitration
  • Challenging racism in the workplace
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

May 13 – 14, 2017 Analyzing your collective agreement Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office 500 George Street
Sydney, NS

Bring your current collective agreement

 

ONE DAY ONLY

June 3 – 4, 2017 Conflict resolution Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

 
June 3 – 4, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Women and work hazards
  • Solidarity beyond borders
  • Using our mobilization power to advance health & safety
Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

June 10 -11, 2017 Parliamentary procedures Amherst

Super 8
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Hwy. 104 (exit 4) Amherst, NS

 

 
June 10 -11, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Violence prevention in the workplace
  • Law and order(s)
  • Ergonomics

 

Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

September 23-24, 2017 Stewarding: an introduction Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

 
September 23-24, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Violence prevention in the workplace
  • Law & order(s)
  • Ergonomics
Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

October 14 – 15, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Creating psychologically healthy and safe workplaces
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

October 28-29, 2017 Health & Safety: an introduction Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

 
October 28-29, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Mobilizing workers
  • Creating harassment-free workplaces
  • Literacy awareness for stewards
Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

 

November 18-19, 2017 Steward Learning Series:

  • Creating an accommodation-friendly workplace
  • Connecting with indigenous workers
  • Conflict resolution skills for stewards
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Stewarding: an introduction

November 18-19, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Preventing injuries at work
  • Workload & overwork
  • Harassment prevention in the workplace
Sydney

CUPE Sydney Area office
500 George Street
Sydney, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

November 25-26, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Preventing injuries at work
  • Workload & overwork
  • Harassment prevention in the workplace
Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

November 25-26, 2017 Stewarding: an introduction Yarmouth

Mariner’s Centre

45 Jody Shelley Drive Yarmouth, NS

 

 
December 2 – 3, 2017 Health & Safety Series:

  • Women and work hazards
  • Solidarity beyond borders
  • Using our mobilization power to advance health & safety

 

Amherst

Super 8
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Hwy. 104 (exit 4)
Amherst, NS

 

PREREQUISITE

Members must have previously taken –

Health & Safety Series: an introduction

 

December 2 – 3, 2017 Public speaking Dartmouth

Atlantic Regional Office 271 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS

 
December 2 – 3, 2017 Health & Safety: an introduction Liverpool

Best Western Plus Liverpool
63 Queens Place Drive
Liverpool, NS