Education Program - PEI Region - January - June 2019

Course Date and   Location Description
Application Details                   

Talking Union Basics

(TUB)

February 23-24, 2019

9:00 am- 4:30 pm 

Location: Summerside

If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works and what happens to your dues dollars, Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions and more.

Register Online or contact the Regional Office. (See poster)

Local Officers' Training

(LOT)

March 9-10, 2019

 9:00 am – 5:00 pm                         

Location Charlottetown

Introduction for Local Officers gives Local Officers essential knowledge for upholding their Local responsibilities and building a strong union.Participants learn: how an effective Local functions; roles and responsibilities of the Local Executive; how Executives can work well as a team, engage members, and deal effectively with management.

Register Online or contact the Regional Office. (See poster)

 

 
Violence Prevention in the Workplace

March 16-17

 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Location: Charlottetown

This course will highlight the legal requirements on violence prevention with Part II of the Canada Labour Code and assist participants knowing the existing recourses available to prevent and deal with violent occurrences in the workplace.  This course is open to Health and Safety Committee members, Local Executive members and Local Stewards who have knowledge and experience with Health and Safety Legislation.   Register Online or contact the Regional Office. (See poster)
Grievance Handling

April 27-28, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location Charlottetown

This course provides new PSAC Shop Stewards with essential basics for grievance handling and effective stewarding
Register Online or contact the Regional Office. (See poster)

Our Communities, Our Union, Our Rights: an Introduction to the PSAC for Indigenous Members

 

Date and Location TBD

The Atlantic Region of the Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to provide an opportunity for Indigenous members to learn how they can navigate the structures of the PSAC.  This course has been designed for members who have had little or no previous involvement with their union and is a great first step to understanding how unions work for working people. This two-day training will provide members with a way of empowering themselves to effect change in their workplaces, communities and union.  Registration application and details to come
Advanced Program
Course Date and Location Description Application Details
Unions Work for Women

May 3-5, 2019

Location: Halifax

The goal of the course is to build a better union, better workplaces and a better society by encouraging and supporting active PSAC women in their struggle for fairness, equality and social justice.

http://psacatlantic.ca/updates/call-applications-unions-work-women-psac-...

Register Online or Complete the Attached Form

You may register for your PEI Region courses online at  http://psacatlantic.ca/prince-edward-island-course-registration .

You will receive confirmation of your application and will be sent confirmation and course details closer to the event. 

If you require assistance with this process, please contact the Charlottetown Regional Office for assistance at Charlottetown-Registration@psac-afpc.com 902-892-5481 or 1-800-409-3184 

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Online learning

 

Our online program offers union training at your own pace and time. These introductory courses provide a solid overview on a range of topics. Explore the union’s basic roles and responsibilities including the services it provides all members. Visit PSAC's online learning centre.

If you are a union steward and want to increase your knowledge and hone your skills, our on-line stewards modules will help. Start your learning here: http://psacunion.ca/stewards-series-training 

 
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