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Education Program in Thunder Bay

June 8, 2020 - 10:06am
Webinar #6 – Ergonomic Tips for Temporary Home Workstations – 3 months later We are now at the point where many of us have been working at home at temporary workstations for an extended period of time; potentially 3 months or longer. We will discuss:
June 8, 2020 - 9:24am
Webinar#5: June 10th, 2020 at 2:00PM Anti-Black Racism Runs Deep but so does our Commitment Towards Combatting It The Canadian Labour Congress is hosting a webinar titled -  What Are Unions Doing About Anti-Black Racism? PSAC members are encouraged to attend   We will discuss:
January 23, 2020 - 10:19am
ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://ontario.psac.com/thunder-bay-basic-course-online-registration-for... DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE: PSAC Training for Representatives (2 days) By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: 1. explain why domestic violence is a workplace issue and what the union can do to support members who experience domestic violence
January 23, 2020 - 10:09am
ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://ontario.psac.com/thunder-bay-basic-course-online-registration-for... Talking Union Basics (TUB) (2 Days) 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
January 23, 2020 - 9:04am
ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://ontario.psac.com/thunder-bay-basic-course-online-registration-for... REPRESENTING AND ADVOCATION AGAINST WORKPLACE RACISM (2 Days) 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
January 23, 2020 - 8:51am
ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://ontario.psac.com/thunder-bay-basic-course-online-registration-for... CONVENTION PREP (1 day) Course Objectives: At the end of this course, members will be able to: • know who to draw on for information about convention • articulate some of their expectations regarding convention attendance • focus on the content and process of the course
December 5, 2018 - 1:43pm
On day one, participants will; look at power relationships and how they affect the workplace, identify ways of effectively working across diversity, identify elements that make up a respectful workplace, discuss what is needed in order to establish and maintain a more respectful workplace, and identify and practice skills and methods for dealing effectively with workplace conflict.
December 5, 2018 - 1:40pm
The major purpose of this course is to provide grievor’s union representatives with basic knowledge and skills to work with members and effectively process grievances at the initial stages of the grievance procedure and to mobilize them around workplace problems. By the end of the course, participants will: • Know what a grievance is and where the right to grieve comes from; • Understand their legal and contractual rights and obligations as union representatives in the grievance process; • Understand how the grievance process works; • Know how to write a grievance,
December 5, 2018 - 1:37pm
Talking Union Basics is an introductory, core course that has been designed to introduce members to their union and collective agreement. It has been drafted with the following goals and objectives: Goals • have bargaining unit members knowledgeable about their union. • initiate members’ interest in having their working conditions respected and improved upon in the workplace. • create a union presence in the workplace. Objectives By the end of this course, participants will: 1. know why workers need unions, 2. understand the basic principles and values of the PSAC,