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Education Program in Nunavut

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.  
March 14, 2018 - 1:51pm
PSAC has scheduled training for pay advocates, normally local officers or stewards, that have been assisting members with Phoenix issues.  However, this training is offered to anyone who is interested and engaging for the first time in their union. This training will provide information and training on tools specifically for assisting those with pay issues.  It will also provide information on our key objectives in pressuring the government to address and resolve Phoenix.   Objectives of the 1-day course include:
February 9, 2018 - 12:10pm
these two courses are open to members in Kivalliq Region. Understanding and Interpreting Collective Agreement (June 1): This course explores key provisions in members’ collective agreements and introduces an easy four-step framework for interpreting the contract. The course will “demystify” the collective agreement and provide you with the necessary skills and tools for on-going, self-directed learning.
February 9, 2018 - 12:03pm
These two courses are open to all members in Baffin Region. Understanding and Interpreting Collective Agreement (May 25): This course explores key provisions in members’ collective agreements and introduces an easy four-step framework for interpreting the contract. The course will “demystify” the collective agreement and provide you with the necessary skills and tools for on-going, self-directed learning.
February 8, 2018 - 11:58am
This course is open to all members in Kivalliq Region. This training is a must for stewards and other workplace representatives, or members who want to use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems in the workplace. You will find out what the law says about grievances, grievors and their representatives, and the protections built in for those who choose to use the grievance procedure to solve problems.
February 8, 2018 - 8:38am
This course is open to all members in Baffin Region. This training is a must for stewards and other workplace representatives, or members who want to use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems in the workplace. You will find out what the law says about grievances, grievors and their representatives, and the protections built in for those who choose to use the grievance procedure to solve problems.
February 6, 2018 - 2:21pm
This course is open to all members in Kivalliq Region. 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.
February 6, 2018 - 12:40pm
This is the union’s key “introductory” course open to all members in Baffin Region. 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.

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