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Education Program in GTA

February 6, 2019 - 1:13pm
Toronto Regional Office - http://ontario.psac.com/our-organization/education-program
August 22, 2018 - 2:03pm
Saturday & Sunday - September 22 & 23, 2018 Location: PSAC Toronto Regional Office, Large Boardroom, 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario Venue: To be confirmed Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Both Days) Deadline: Friday - Sept. 14, 2018 TALKING UNION BASICS (TUB) (2 DAYS) This course is presented in two parts on two separate days and Part I is a prerequisite for Part II. This is the Union's key introductory course. If you have wondered what it means to be a Union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars, then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions.
September 12, 2017 - 10:24am
(ODRT) OCCUPATIONAL DISABILITY RESPONSE TEAM WORKPLACE SAFETY AND INSURANCE BOARD (WSIB) LEVEL 1 – RIGHTS & OBLIGATIONS Level 1 provides front-line advocacy skills to union members. Participants will receive an insight into the operations of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, as well as an understanding of the rights and obligations of injured workers. At the end of the training, participants will be able to assist injured workers in the steps of filing claims, completing forms, receiving benefits and service entitlements, and accident prevention protocols.
September 12, 2017 - 10:18am
REPRESENTING MEMBERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH DISABILITIES: This one day course will provide stewards with information and tools to effectively represent members with mental illness. Course Objectives: - Introduction to mental health in the workplace - Improve our language and open our minds to the evolving respectful language - Understand your role and responsibilities in representing members with mental health issue - Understand the employer’s responsibilities related to mental health accommodation in the workplace
September 12, 2017 - 10:12am
GRIEVANCE HANDLING (GH) Gives new shop stewards essential knowledge for handling Level I Grievances. Participants gain a better understanding of how to work with members at the initial stages of the grievance procedure and how to mobilize members around workplace problems. Open to: All members, and new Local Stewards are encouraged to apply. Prerequisite: The Talking Union Basics (TUB) or its equivalent.
September 12, 2017 - 10:09am
Representing and Advocating Against Workplace Racism Course Objectives: At the end of this course, members will: Know: More about racism and racial discrimination-What to anticipate in racial discrimination situations-Options for addressing racial discrimination Feel: Prepared to intervene effectively in racial discrimination cases. Able to advocate and represent on race discrimination grievances