CANCELLED: Talking Union Basics (Thunder Bay)


TALKING UNION BASICS 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.
This course will be delivered over two (2) separate days.  Please read the dates and times carefully.
Session #1 – Saturday, October 29, 2022 – 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Session #2 – Sunday, October 30, 2022 – 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

This course is In-Person. It is taking place in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Approvals with be given on a first come first served basis so please register early to secure your spot. The course will be limited to 20 participants. Approved participants will be notified on September 26, 2022.


Registration deadline: Monday, September 19, 2022


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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 School. Please be as specific as possible to assist the organizers and the facility in meeting your needs.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS - Prior Approval Required

Please indicate your mode of travel. Participants are expected to travel by the most direct, economical means. Travel Policy:


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. If you require family care and have any questions, please contact the PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office by phone: 807-345-8442, 1-800-355-0794 or by email: National 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. SPECIAL NEEDS – ACCESS AND DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: The PSAC is committed to ensuring that the accessibility and dietary requirements of its members are respected. Please indicate any special needs; and provide any necessary explanation that will assist us in meeting those needs. The PSAC will take the necessary action to ensure the availability of transportation, equipment and/or people required to enable all members to attend and fully participant at this event.


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 to the PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office by: Monday, September 19, 2022 Contact Person: Dorothy Sackanay PSAC Thunder Bay Regional Office Attention : 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.