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When: February 29th & March 1st, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (both days)

Location: To be determined by region of applicants

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

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

WHEN: SATURDAY - MARCH 28, 2020

TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

LOCATION: UNITED WAY OFFICE, 222 MCINTYRE STREET, NORTH BAY

(USE MCINTYRE ENTRANCE)

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 • explain the main purpose of conventions Open to: All members

WHEN: SATURDAY - MARCH 28, 2020

TIME: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

LOCATION: HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES, 30 ALGONQUIN BOULEVARD WEST, TIMMINS, ON P4N 2R3

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

• Explain the main purpose of conventions

Open to: All members

When: April 4th & 5th, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (both days)

Location: To be determined by area of applicants

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

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

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

When: April 25-26, 2020

Time 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (both days)

Location will be determined by area of applicants

Introduction for Local Officers Training (LOT) (2 Days)

Gives Local Officers essential knowledge for upholding their Local responsibilities and building a strong union. Participants learn:

•How an effective Local functions;

•Roles and responsibilities of the Local Executive;

•How Executives can work well as a team, engage members, and

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