Talking Union Basics – Virtual Version: Thunder Bay RO
May 27, 29, June 3 & 5, 2021
1 pm - 4 pm
Virtual - Zoom
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 4 separate days. Please read the dates and times carefully.
Section #1 Thursday May 27 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Section #2 Saturday May 29 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Section #3 Thursday June 3 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Section #4 Saturday June 5 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This course is best suited for participation on a computer (desktop or laptop). A mobile device can be used (tablet, cell phone) however the participant experience may be affected.
Upon successful completion of the course, member entitlement will be calculated as follows:
Per Diem: $25 per diem will be paid for every full 3 hours attended. The course must be completed in its entirety before the per diem is issued. The virtual TUB is a 14 hour course.
Loss of Salary: Eligible loss of salary reimbursement will be paid to members attending the virtual 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:
This event is covered by the PSAC Statement on Harassment. Please familiarize yourself further with this policy at http://psacunion.ca/harassment.
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.
Flyer – https://ontario.psac.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TB-RO-Flyer-virtual-TUB.pdf
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 Tuesday, May 18th.
Registration deadline: Friday May 14th, 2021
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