Education Program – NB Region – October to December 2016

PSAC EDUCATION PROGRAM

NB REGION – October – December 2016

                                                                          

Course

Date & Location

Description

Application Deadline

Talking Union Basics

(French)

 

October 29 & 30, 2016

PSAC Boardroom

30 Englehart St, Suite G

Dieppe, NB

The TUB is an introduction course on union basics and is open to all members.

 

*Please note this course is a pre-requisite for many other PSAC courses including the upcoming PSAC Atlantic school.

 

October 7, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/abc_du_syndicat_bilingual_po...

Talking Union

Basics

(English)

October 29 & 30, 2016

Quality Inn & Suites

559 Bishop Dr.

Fredericton, NB

The TUB is an introduction course on union basics and is open to all members.

*Please note this course is a pre-requisite for many other PSAC courses including the upcoming PSAC Atlantic school.

October 7, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/tub_e_bilingual_poster_2.pdf

Understanding and Interpreting the Collective Agreement

(French)

November 05, 2016

Auberge Centre-ville

3346 De La Chapelle

Tracadie, NB

This course will enhance your understanding of what a collective agreement is and what is in it.

 

October 14, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/2016-11-05_tracadie_f_compre...

Understanding and Interpreting the Collective Agreement

(English)

November 05, 2016

Rodd Miramichi River

1809 Water St,

Miramichi, NB

 

This course will enhance your understanding of what a collective agreement is and what is in it.

 

 

October 14, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/2016-11-05_miramichi_e_under...

 

Understanding and Interpreting the Collective Agreement

(French)

November 19, 2016

PSAC Boardroom

30 Englehart St, Suite G

Dieppe, NB

This course will enhance your understanding of what a collective agreement is and what is in it.

 

 

Nov 1, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/2016-11-19_dieppe_f_comprend...

 

Understanding and Interpreting the Collective Agreement

(English)

 

November 19, 2016

Days Inn and Suites

2515 Mountain Road

Moncton, NB

 

This course will enhance your understanding of what a collective agreement is and what is in it.

 

 

Nov 1, 2016

 

Please see poster for details on how to register

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/2016-11-19_moncton_e_underst...

 

 

 

 

New Stewards basic training

(Part 1)

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New Stewards basic training

(Part 2)

 

Delta Hotel

39 King St

Saint John, NB

 

October 22, 2016

 

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December 3, 2016

 

 

This course will be offered in two parts.

 

Topics covered in the first part will be:

  1. Why Unions?
  2. Building our Union
  3. Role of Stewards

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Topics covered in the second part:

  1. Stewards as problem-solvers
  2. Grievances : An overview
  3. The obligation to represent members fairly

 

 

 

 

Octobre 3, 2016

 

Please see posters for details on how to register

 

http://psacatlantic.ca/sites/atlantic/files/new_stewards_basic_training_...

 

 

 

 

ADVANCED PROGRAM

 

 

Feb 18-22, 2017

Unionism on Turtle Island

 

PSAC Atlantic invites both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal members from the four Atlantic Provinces to apply for this five-day in-residence course.  The goal of this training is to increase the representation of aboriginal workers in our workplaces and aboriginal activists in our union through the creation of a welcoming, inclusive and discrimination free-environment.  An application form is forthcoming.

 

 

Halifax, NS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January – October, 2017

 

 

 

2017 Union Development Program, (English East)

 

The Union Development Program (UDP) is an intensive education program designed to develop the leadership skills of emerging union activists over ten months. The English East UDP is being hosted this year by the National Capital Region and will include members from Ontario, the NCR, Quebec and the Atlantic.  The UDP has six mandatory steps which includes three face-to-face gatherings and a variety of other learning methods including a mentorship program, on-line events and individual action projects. There will be a call for applications in September 2016.  Find more information here: http://psacunion.ca/union-development-program

 

 

National Capital Region

 

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

 

October 20-23, 2016

Canadian Labour Congress

Rise up!

Human Rights Conference

www.riseup2016.ca

 

 

Ottawa

November 4-6, 2016

Young Workers Retreat

http://psacatlantic.ca/updates/apply-now-psac-young-workers-retreat

Port Blandford, NL

November

18-20, 2016

 

PSAC National Health & Safety Conference

 

Montreal

         

 

 

Other training options available:  All PSAC members can also do on-line education training on different topics at the following link: psacunion.ca/online-learning and click on “Visit PSAC's online learning centre”.at the bottom of the page.

 

 

Members can also access new on-line Steward courses at the following link:

http://vubiz.com/shop-stewards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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