Representing & Advocating against Workplace Racism- Saturday, April 4th & Sunday, April 5th, 2020- 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

April 4, 2020 to April 5, 2020
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PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office, Thunder Bay, ON (Map)
Sign-up Deadline: 
March 27, 2020



Course Objectives:

At the end of this course, members will:


• More about racism and racial discrimination

• What to anticipate in racial discrimination situations

• Options for addressing racial discrimination


• Prepared to intervene effectively in racial discrimination cases

• Able to advocate and represent on race discrimination grievances

Be able to:

• Support racialized members who are victims of racism

• Carry out their responsibilities in ensuring our members’ workplaces are free of racism

• Identify appropriate means of resolving workplace racial discrimination situations

Open to: Stewards, Local Officers, Anti-Racism Advocates and Human Rights Activists. Graduates of the Advanced Representation Training for Stewards course (ARTS) and the Advanced Human Rights Activism (AHRA) course are encouraged to apply.

Prerequisite: Participants must take the two-day Core Grievance Handling course OR have equivalent grievance handling experience OR have had experience in anti-racism advocacy (workplace or community).

This course assumes that participants know basic concepts around human rights and grievance handling. Participants who have grievance handling experience but limited human rights experience should take the PSAC on-line course “Human Rights are Workers’ Rights”. Participants with human rights experiences and limited grievance handling experiences should take the PSAC on-line course “Grievances and Representation Primer”.