Sudbury RO: Local Officers Training (In Person – October 28 and 29, 2023)


This is an introductory course for new Local Officers who need to know how to run a Local. Sessions cover the role of the Local Executive; Local administration, including by-laws and budgets; effective communications and Local meetings; and how the Local can access the wider resources of the PSAC. A major theme throughout the course is the organizing model of unionism and how to put it into practice so as to build a strong union presence at the workplace.

This course is offered over 2 days.

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

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
• Deal effectively with management.

This basic course is a prerequisite for the Advanced Local Officers Training.

Session 1 – Saturday October 28, 2023 – 9:00am-4:00pm
Session 2 – Sunday October 29, 2023 – 9:00am-4:00pm

Registration deadline: Monday, October 23, 2023

Please note that the course is being offered in-person at the PSAC Sudbury Regional Office 754 Falconbridge Rd, Unit 2, Sudbury, ON.

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.

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 School, registrants may be required to further specify their accommodation requests to facilitate their participation in the course.


SCENT FREE: To assist members with environmental sensitivities, all PSAC events are scent-free events.


Please submit your completed application by: Thursday, October 5, 2023 Contact Person: Rohit Revi PSAC London Regional Office Attention : T: (519) 659-1124
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.