Ontario Region: Grievance Handling March 24-26, 2023 (Virtual)

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Grievance Handling gives members and 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.
 
This course will be delivered over three (3) separate days.  Please read the dates and times carefully.
Session #1 – Fri, March 24, 2023 – 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Session #2 – Sat, March 25th, 2023 – 9:00AM to 1200PM & 1:00PM to 4:00pm
Session #3 – Sun, March 26th 2023 – 9:00AM to 1200PM & 1:00PM to 4:00pm

Please note, the Per Diem Policy will be in effect. Upon successful completion of the course, members will be reimbursed as per approved policy. The Course must be completed in its entirety before the per diem is issued. PER DIEM POLICY

Loss of Salary: Eligible loss of salary reimbursement will be paid to members attending the Talking Union Basics, during hours in which they were scheduled to work. Any eligible loss of salary will be reimbursed upon confirmation of full attendance and completion of the course and in accordance with the applicable PSAC policy.

The following policies are in effect at all PSAC Events:
ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY:
This event is covered by the PSAC Statement on Harassment. Please familiarize yourself further with this policy at http://psacunion.ca/harassment.

ACCOMMODATION REQUIREMENTS:
The PSAC is committed to ensuring that the accessibility requirements of our members are respected. Please indicate your needs and provide any necessary explanation that will assist us in meeting them.

FAMILY CARE POLICY:
The PSAC Family Care Policy will be in effect for the event. Please note that on-site childcare will not be available. For additional details, please see the PSAC Family Care Policy.

The course will be limited to 20 participants. Approvals will be given on a “first come, first served” basis, so please register early to secure your spot.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

Registration form:

Please do not enter work email addresses.
Please do not enter work telephone numbers.

CONFIDENTIAL SELF-IDENTIFICATION (Optional)

The PSAC is committed to ensuring that PSAC Education Programs are accessible to ALL members. The information requested in this section will help us assess our success in reaching members who belong to groups identified in the PSAC Human Rights Policy.

ACCESS INFORMATION

The PSAC Accommodation Policy strives to ensure that union activities are barrier-free for participants with different abilities. Upon acceptance to the event, registrants may be required to further specify their accommodation requests to facilitate their participation in the event. Please be as specific as possible to assist the organizers and the facility in meeting your needs.

FAMILY CARE

The PSAC Family Care Policy will be in effect for the School. Please note that on-site childcare will not be available. For additional details, please see the PSAC Family Care Policy. http://psacunion.ca/family-care-policy

ENVIRONMENT

SMOKE FREE: All PSAC events, including this event, are smoke free. All meeting rooms and guest rooms are non-smoking. There are designated smoking areas outside the facility SCENT FREE: To assist members with environmental sensitivities, all PSAC events are scent-free events.

PSAC STATEMENT OF HARASSMENT

All PSAC events are harassment free. We can neither condone nor tolerate behavior which undermines the full and equal participation of all participants in all union activities. Harassment Free Policy https://psacunion.ca/PSAC%20Statement%20on%20Harassment

APPLICANT SIGNATURE

Please Submit your completed application to the PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office by: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 Contact Person: Dorothy Sackanay PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office Attention : sackand@psac-afpc.com T: 807-345-8442, 1-800-355-0794 F: (807) 344-0704
Applicant: With this registration, I agree to attend and participate in all course sessions. I have read the PSAC policy documents on human rights and harassment, and I understand my responsibilities in accordance with them. By submitting the registration form, you are indicating your agreement.