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Education Program in GTA

October 10, 2013 - 10:15am
This learning event is the next step following the We Are All Affected Regional Meeting.  The session is designed so that Campaigners will understand the overall purpose and scope of the current WAAA Campaign and their role in it.  The event will provide skills and knowledge which will assist local campaigners with the task of educating members on the issues which face them with respect to budget cuts, threats to collective agreement provisions and union security, through one-on-one conversations within their local.
August 16, 2013 - 11:14am
Please be advised that this course has been postponed until 2014.  Date still to be confirmed. Bullying is an increasing problem at workplaces across the country. Dealing with workplace bullying is a complex issue and can’t be fully addressed in a 1 day workshop. However, in this time frame participants should be able to get some clarity about the problem, possible solutions, and the union’s role in addressing workplace bullying.
August 16, 2013 - 11:10am
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.
August 16, 2013 - 10:58am
This training is a must for stewards and other workplace representatives, or members who want to use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems in the workplace. You will find out what the law says about grievances, grievors and their representatives, and the protections built in for those who choose to use the grievance procedure to solve problems.
August 16, 2013 - 10:56am
This training is a must for stewards and other workplace representatives, or members who want to use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems in the workplace. You will find out what the law says about grievances, grievors and their representatives, and the protections built in for those who choose to use the grievance procedure to solve problems.
August 16, 2013 - 10:51am
Introduces members to the PSAC and prepares them for more advanced union education. It provides an historical and structural overview of the union, introduces participants to the collective agreement and gives them a chance for hands-on practice in problem-solving.Open to all members.
August 16, 2013 - 10:44am
This learning event is the next step following the We Are All Affected Regional Meeting.  The session is designed so that Campaigners will understand the overall purpose and scope of the current WAAA Campaign and their role in it.  The event will provide skills and knowledge which will assist local campaigners with the task of educating members on the issues which face them with respect to budget cuts, threats to collective agreement provisions and union security, through one-on-one conversations within their local.
August 16, 2013 - 10:38am
This learning event is the next step following the We Are All Affected Regional Meeting.  The session is designed so that Campaigners will understand the overall purpose and scope of the current WAAA Campaign and their role in it.  The event will provide skills and knowledge which will assist local campaigners with the task of educating members on the issues which face them with respect to budget cuts, threats to collective agreement provisions and union security, through one-on-one conversations within their local.
March 19, 2013 - 12:46pm
 The government is preparing another budget that Finance Minister Flaherty has said will require further “sacrifice” on the part of federal government workers.  Legislation recently passed with the support of the Harper Government and now before the Senate would impose extremely intrusive rules on all unions – including PSAC Components and Locals.  At least one representative of the Harper Government has spoken openly in recent months about unilaterally opening our collective agreements to remove union security provisions that have existed for over 40 years.

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