Text Size: AAA

Education Program in Kingston

September 10, 2013 - 3:57pm
September 10, 2013 - 3:55pm
September 10, 2013 - 3:50pm
March 20, 2013 - 1:40pm
PSAC Regional Leadership Meetings The National Board of Directors of the PSAC has unanimously endorsed a plan to protect our members against new threats to our Collective Agreement rights.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
February 28, 2013 - 5:59pm
Bullying in the Workplace 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.
February 28, 2013 - 5:57pm
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 issues - Understand the employer’s responsibilities related to mental health accommodation in the workplace
February 4, 2013 - 1:27pm
February 4, 2013 - 1:15pm
Talking Union Basics is an introduction for members to the PSAC and is preparation for more advanced union education.  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.  The course also introduces the collective agreement, your employee rights and your rights as a member of the PSAC.  You will learn about the many opportunities to be active in the union and ways you can make a contribution to building strong locals i