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Education Program in GTA

March 19, 2013 - 12:37pm
 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.
December 19, 2012 - 3:37pm
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 issues- Understand the employer’s responsibilities related to mental health accommodation in the workplace
December 19, 2012 - 3:34pm
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.
December 19, 2012 - 3:32pm
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.
December 19, 2012 - 2:22pm
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 8, 2012 - 9:40am
Facing Management
August 8, 2012 - 9:32am
 
August 8, 2012 - 9:28am
  GRIEVANCE HANDLING 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.
August 8, 2012 - 9:24am
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 8, 2012 - 9:16am
TALKING UNION BASICS (TUB)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.

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