Toronto RO: Talking Union Basics (VIRTUAL – February 29 – March 1 2024)

February 29th, 2024 - March 1st, 2024

9:00AM - 5:00PM


TALKING UNION BASICS introduces members to the PSAC, and prepares them for more advanced union education. It provides a 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: VIRTUAL
Session 1 – Thursday, February 29th, 2024 – 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Session 2 – Friday, March 1st, 2024 – 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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 and Travel Policy 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: Friday, February 9th, 2024

All members in good standing are welcome to register. The course will be limited to 20 participants. Applicants will be notified by Friday February 16th, 2024 @ 4pm.