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Education Program in Nunavut

January 27, 2017 - 10:24am
This course will prepare new delegates to increase their participation at union conventions. Participants will understand the purpose of conventions, become familiar with convention procedures such as voting, elections, reports, etc., and become more skilled at using Rules of Order. Participants will learn about convention committees, the roles and responsibilities of delegates, and the rules of order. The course includes a mock meeting where participants will practice their convention skills.
January 27, 2017 - 10:23am
This course will prepare new delegates to increase their participation at union conventions. Participants will understand the purpose of conventions, become familiar with convention procedures such as voting, elections, reports, etc., and become more skilled at using Rules of Order. Participants will learn about convention committees, the roles and responsibilities of delegates, and the rules of order. The course includes a mock meeting where participants will practice their convention skills.
January 27, 2017 - 10:22am
This is an introductory course for new Local Officers who need to know how to run a Local. Sessions cover the role of the Local Executive; Local administration, including by-laws and budgets; effective communications and Local meetings; and how the Local can access the wider resources of the PSAC. A major theme throughout the course is the organizing model of unionism and how to put it into practice so as to build a strong union presence at the workplace.
January 27, 2017 - 10:18am
This is the union’s key “introductory” course. If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars, then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions. The course also introduces the collective agreement, your employee rights and your rights as a member of the PSAC. You will learn about the many opportunities to be active in the union and ways you can make a contribution to building strong locals in your region.
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?
July 26, 2016 - 4:24pm
THE FOLLOWING COURSE IS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS IN IQALUIT. Deadline for registration: September 25, 2016 This two-day course for union stewards 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. REGISTRATION
July 26, 2016 - 4:16pm
THE FOLLOWING COURSE IS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS IN POND INLET. Deadline for registration: September 11, 2016 This course is the union’s key “introductory” education event. If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars, then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions. The course also introduces the collective agreement and will develop participants’ knowledge, skills, and confidence in effectively solving problems at the workplace.
July 26, 2016 - 3:44pm
THE FOLLOWING COURSE IS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS IN IQALUIT. Deadline for registration: August 31, 2016
July 26, 2016 - 3:35pm
The following course is open to all members in Arviat. Deadline for registration: August 21, 2016 This course is the union’s key “introductory” education event. If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars, then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions. The course also introduces the collective agreement and will develop participants’ knowledge, skills, and confidence in effectively solving problems at the workplace.
April 15, 2015 - 12:18am
The CBC documentary Silence of the Labs investigates the changing landscape of public funding for scientific research and its relationship to public policy. The documentary highlights perspectives from the scientific community and the impact of government research funding decisions on all Canadians. This is a must see documentary that raises important issues about public-interest science and the state of our democracy. Free Admission Beverages and snacks will be offered to everyone

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