Sudbury RO: Grievance Handling (***VIRTUAL*** November 18 and November 19, 2023) Open to all PSAC Ontario members


Grievance Handling gives 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. 

This Virtual course will be held online by the Sudbury RO, however All PSAC Ontario members regardless of their location are welcome to apply

Open to: All members in good standing and new Local Stewards are encouraged to apply.

Prerequisite: The Talking Union Basics (TUB) or its equivalent.

This course will be delivered over 2 separate days. Please read the dates and times carefully:

Session 1 – Saturday, November 18th, 2023 – 9:00am-5:00pm*
Session 2 – Sunday, November 19th, 2023 – 9:00am-5:00pm*
*Note: The exact start and end times are currently tentative and may be subject to change.
Zoom Links will be sent to approved participants via email.

Upon successful completion of the course, members will be reimbursed as per approved PSAC policy. The course must be completed in its entirety before the per diem is issued.

Loss of Salary: Eligible loss of salary reimbursement will be paid to members attending the Grievance Handling course 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:

This event is covered by the PSAC Statement on Harassment. Please familiarize yourself further with this policy at:

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.

For more information, please contact:

Registration Deadline: November 14, 2023. All members in good standing are welcome to register.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


Please Submit your completed application by: Monday, October 30, 2023 Contact Person: Shelley Condratto Administrative Assistant - Sudbury Regional Office Public Service Alliance of Canada 2-754 Falconbridge Road Sudbury, ON P3A 5X5 Phone: (705) 674-6907 OR 1-800-354-9134 e-mail:
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.