Thunder Bay RO: Talking Union Basics (Virtual – October 14 and 15, 2023) – FULL


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 VIRTUALLY over 2 days. Please read the dates and times carefully.
Location: ZOOM
Saturday, October 14th, 2023 – 9:00AM – 4:00pm
Sunday, October 15th, 2023 – 9:00AM – 4:00pm

Upon successful completion of the course, members will be reimbursed as per approved policy.

Loss of Salary: Eligible loss of salary reimbursement will be paid to members attending the 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.

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

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.

The PSAC Family Care Policy will be in effect for the event. Please note that on-site childcare will not be available. For additional details, please see the PSAC Family Care Policy.

Registration deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 1159pm. All members in good standing are welcome to register. The course will be limited to 20 participants. Approvals will be given on a “first come, first served” basis, so please register early to secure your spot. Applicants will be notified by October 4, 2023 @ 4pm.

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