Education Program in Northwest Territories

October 16, 2018 - 8:52am
TALKING UNION BASICS - November 16-17, 2018
October 16, 2018 - 8:18am
PREVENTING VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE This two-day advanced course provides information and enforcement tools on the Canada Labour Code Part II requirements on violence prevention.  Territorial perspectives and Human Rights issues will also be addressed. Selection preference will be given to members who are active Local Officers and/or active Health and Safety Committee Members or Representatives. This course is open to all members in the Northwest Territories and Kitikmeot Region. see attached education schedule for more information
October 16, 2018 - 7:56am
GRIEVANCE HANDLING This two-day course will develop participants’ knowledge, skills, and confidence in effectively solving problems at the workplace. A major portion of time will be spent on the relevant technical skills i.e. identifying, investigating, writing up, and presenting grievances. This course is open to all members in Northwest Territories and Kitikmeot Region, see attached education schedule for more information.  
May 22, 2018 - 4:51pm
Introduction to Health & Safety Training Health & Safety Activism In this course, participants will examine why Health & Safety is a Union issue. Members will learn about union perspectives on Health & Safety, the Internal Responsibility System and increase their knowledge on the rights and responsibilities of workers. June 15 - 16, 2018 -- 9:00 am – 4:30 pm HAY RIVER, NT LOCATION TBD  
May 22, 2018 - 4:34pm
Introduction to Health & Safety Training Health & Safety Activism In this course, participants will examine why Health & Safety is a Union issue. Members will learn about union perspectives on Health & Safety, the Internal Responsibility System and increase their knowledge on the rights and responsibilities of workers.   June 8 - 9, 2018 -- 9:00 am – 4:30 pm NORMAN WELLS, NT LOCATION TBD  
May 17, 2018 - 1:05pm
Talking Union Basics course (TUB) is the PSAC’s “cornerstone” introductory course. If you have wondered what it means to be a union member; how the PSAC works; and what happens to your union dollars, Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions.   June 15, 2018 -- 9:00 am – 5:00 pm YELLOWKNIFE, NT Northstar Building Training Centre -- 4910 53rd Street   Registration DEADLINE is June 1, 2018  
May 17, 2018 - 12:37pm
This course explores key provisions in members’ collective agreements and introduces an easy four-step framework for interpreting the contract.    June 16, 2018 -- 9:00 am – 5:00 pm YELLOWKNIFE, NT Northstar Building Training Centre -- 4910 53rd Street   Registration DEADLINE is June 1, 2018  
May 17, 2018 - 12:08pm
This training is a must for Local Officers and other workplace representatives. You will learn what the law says about the Duty to Accommodate and how this law is applied in the workplace. These rights and our ability to enforce these rights have serious ramifications for the members, the union, and the employer.    June 8, 2018 -- 9:00 am – 5:00 pm YELLOWKNIFE, NT Northstar Building Training Centre -- 4910 53rd Street   Registration DEADLINE is May 25, 2018  
March 21, 2018 - 2:46pm
There will be a Health and Safety Training course in Yellowknife on Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26.  The training course will take place in the North Star Building Training Centre at 4910-53rd Street from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration deadline is May 11, 2018. Please see the attached poster below for more details.  You may also view the application here. 
August 30, 2016 - 11:55am
The PSAC's Union Development Program (UDP) has been one of the most comprehensive union leadership training programs in Canada for more than 35 years. This program provide an advanced learning opportunity for emerging leaders to develop the necessary analysis and skills to identify and support union priorities, and to expand our pool of skilled activists who can inspire others. Are you passionate about standing up for unions and workers’ rights? Do you believe in fairness, social justice and human rights?

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