NS - PSAC Education Program - January to June 2020

PSAC Education Program - January to June 2020
BASIC PROGRAM

January 25-26, 2020

Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday - 8:30am – 4:30pm
                                                                                                   
Talking Union Basics - 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 here.           
                                                                       

Sydney
 

January 25-26, 2020

Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

Talking Union Basics - 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 here.  
 

Halifax

February 1, 2020
Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

Strike Preparation - This course provides participants with the knowledge and the skills to perform their role during a strike; the skills and confidence necessary to picket effectively; the ability to understand the personal problems that striking workers may face. It will give participants a trade union attitude towards strikes and will give them the skills to conduct an effective strike at the local level.
See poster here.
 
Sydney

February 8-9, 2020
Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

Grievance Handling – This course provides new PSAC Shop Stewards with essential basics for grievance handling and effective stewarding.
See poster here. 
 

                                                                                                                                        

Halifax

February 15th, 2020
Saturday – 8:30am – 4:30pm

Convention Preparation – This workshop will introduce activists to the purpose and mechanics of a union convention. The why, what and how of conventions is introduced.  This course is intended for delegates and observers attending convention.
See poster here. 
 

Halifax

February 29-March 1, 2020
Saturday – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday – 8:30am – 4:30pm

Young Workers Course - In this course, participants will meet other young workers to share experiences, discuss and analyze the issues they face at work, in the union, and in society. You will also share and learn about global issues and the role of young workers in the dynamic movement for social justice.
See poster here.    
 

Halifax
March 28, 2020
Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

***Please note this course has been posponed. New date TBD. We apologize for any inconvenience.***
Strike Preparation ­- This course provides participants with the knowledge and the skills to perform their role during a strike; the skills and confidence necessary to picket effectively; the ability to understand the personal problems that striking workers may face. It will give participants a trade union attitude towards strikes and will give them the skills to conduct an effective strike at the local level.
See poster here.   
**THIS COURSE IS NOW AT CAPACITY. WE ARE NOT TAKING ANY MORE MEMBERS AT THIS TIME**

Halifax
March 28, 2020
Saturday - 8:30am - 4:30PM

***Please note this meeting has been posponed. New date TBD. We apologize for any inconvenience.***
Strike Preparation ­- This course provides participants with the knowledge and the skills to perform their role during a strike; the skills and confidence necessary to picket effectively; the ability to understand the personal problems that striking workers may face. It will give participants a trade union attitude towards strikes and will give them the skills to conduct an effective strike at the local level.
See poster here.

 

Sydney

March 29th, 2020
Sunday - 8:30am - 4:30pm

***Please note this course has been posponed. New date TBD. We apologize for any inconvenience.***
Strike Preparation ­- This course provides participants with the knowledge and the skills to perform their role during a strike; the skills and confidence necessary to picket effectively; the ability to understand the personal problems that striking workers may face. It will give participants a trade union attitude towards strikes and will give them the skills to conduct an effective strike at the local level.
See poster here.
**THIS COURSE IS NOW AT CAPACITY. WE ARE NOT TAKING ANY MORE MEMBERS AT THIS TIME**

Halifax

April 18-19, 2020
Saturday - 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday - 8:30am – 4:30pm

***Please note this course has been posponed. New date TBD. We apologize for any inconvenience.***
Violence Prevention - 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.
See poster here.   

 

Halifax
                                                                                                                         UPCOMING CONFERENCES & EVENTS
March 13-15, 2020 PSAC Atlantic Racially Visible Members Conference
(Separate application)
Halifax
April 3-5, 2020

***POSTPONED***
PSAC National Women’s Conference
(Separate application)

Ottawa
June 26-28, 2020

***POSTPONED***
PSAC Atlantic Regional Convention
(Separate application)

St.John's NL

 

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