Thunder Bay RO: Talking Union Basics (VIRTUAL – OCT 19 & 20, 2024)

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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 is open to all members in good standing in the Thunder Bay Regional Office service area.

This 12hr course will be delivered Virtually over 2 days. Please read the dates and times carefully.
Location: ZOOM
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 @ 900AM – 430PM
Sunday, Oct 20, 2024 @ 900AM – 430PM
*NoteThe 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 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:

ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY:
This event is covered by the PSAC Statement on Harassment. Please familiarize yourself further with this policy at http://psacunion.ca/harassment.

ACCOMMODATION REQUIREMENTS:
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.

FAMILY CARE POLICY:
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: Thursday, Sept 6, 2024. The course will be limited to 20 participants.

Please do not enter work email addresses.
Please do not enter work telephone numbers.

CONFIDENTIAL SELF-IDENTIFICATION (Optional)

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.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

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.

PSAC STATEMENT OF HARASSMENT

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

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact PSAC_ThunderBay_Mail@psac-afpc.com. Thank You.