Thunder Bay RO: Grievance Handling (IN PERSON – Nov 15&16, 2024)


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. 

Open to: All Thunder Bay RO 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:
Friday, November 15th, 2024 – 9:00am-4:30pm*
Saturday, November 16th, 2024 – 9:00am-4:30pm*
*Note: The exact start and end times are currently tentative and may be subject to change.

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.

Travel Policy: The travel policy will be in effect for region members travelling to attend the event. Travel Policy | Public Service Alliance of Canada (

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.

PSAC Statement on Scent-Free Environments:
In consideration for the health of those who may suffer from environmental disabilities, and with the goal of eliminating a contaminant from the air, the PSAC requests that all participants attending any union function refrain from using scented products. These include scented perfumes, colognes, lotions, hairsprays, deodorants and other products promoted by the fragrance industry.

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Registration Deadline: October 4th, 2024. The course will be limited to 20 participants.

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Course Prerequiste

Talking Union Basics is a prerequisite for Grievance Handling. PSAC recognizes members can take courses with employers or Components/Locals. If this is your case, please upload your certificate. It will be add to your PSAC Profile. If you have any issues uploading, please email to PSAC_ThunderBay_Mail@psac-afpc.copm.
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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 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.

Allergy Accommodation

To better accommodate a members allergies, please provide details.


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.

Contact Information

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