Education Program - NS region - January to June 2018

Course

Date and Location

Description                                                                                                                    

Information and Registration                             

Respectful Workplace / Anti-Harassment        


January 13 – 14, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS                                       

This course will provide participants with the tools and resources to effectively deal with workplace conflict.  Participants will identify the elements that make up a respectful workplace.  They will define harassment and bullying and the impact on the workplace and workers.  The legal framework, as it pertains to policies and process, that governs harassment in the workplace will be reviewed and preventive measures will be examined.  The participants will identify formal and informal recourse routes when dealing with workplace harassment and identify effective strategies for dealing with it.                                     

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Talking Union Basics


January 27 – 28, 2018

Sydney, NS 

Holiday Inn Sydney

300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS      B1P 1A7

                  

This course is the first introduction to the PSAC for most members and continues to be the foundation for more advanced union education.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Employment Equity


February 3 – 4, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS                  

This workshop will introduce activists to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention.  The Why, What and How of conventions is introduced. 

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register 
 

Introduction to Being A Steward


February 10, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS  

This one-day course will introduce participants to the basic concepts and practices of stewarding.  The training is part of PSAC’s new series of short courses dedicated to supporting union stewards. New stewards will benefit from taking this course prior to taking the Grievance Handling course.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register
  

Talking Union Basics

March 3 – 4, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS  

This course is the first introduction to the PSAC for most members and continues to be the foundation for more advanced union education.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Introduction to Being A Steward

March 10, 2018

Sydney, NS 

Holiday Inn Sydney

300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS      B1P 1A7

This one-day course will introduce participants to the basic concepts and practices of stewarding.  The training is part of PSAC’s new series of short courses dedicated to supporting union stewards. New stewards will benefit from taking this course prior to taking the Grievance Handling course.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Grievance Handling

March 24 – 25, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS  

This course provides new PSAC Shop Stewards with essential basics for grievance handling and effective stewarding.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Introduction to Canada Labour Code Part II

 

April 7 – 8, 2018

PSAC Cal Best Boardroom
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS  

This course is an Introduction to the Canada Labour Code, Part II.  It will cover the internal responsibilities system, as well as the employer and employee responsibilities of this legislation.

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Respectful Workplace / Anti-Harassment

April 21 – 22, 2018

Sydney, NS 

Holiday Inn Sydney

300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS      B1P 1A7

This course will provide participants with the tools and resources to effectively deal with workplace conflict.  Participants will identify the elements that make up a respectful workplace.  They will define harassment and bullying and the impact on the workplace and workers.  The legal framework, as it pertains to policies and process, that governs harassment in the workplace will be reviewed and preventive measures will be examined.  The participants will identify formal and informal recourse routes when dealing with workplace harassment and identify effective strategies for dealing with it. 

See poster attached for more information
and details on how to register

Advanced Program

PSAC National Triennial Convention

April 29 – May 4, 2018

Toronto, ON

 

More information to be provided shortly

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