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Education Program in Yukon

January 23, 2017 - 11:56am
By the end of the course, 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. We will examine the roles of convention committees, committee chairpersons, convention chairpersons, and gain some understanding of the dynamics of conventions.
January 23, 2017 - 11:53am
Are you curious about what Stewards do other than filing grievances? Are you already a Steward and want some or some more training? Then these are the courses for you!  The Stewards Series provides training and information on all aspects of the work that Local Stewards do and contribute to helping a Local Executive and Local members. During this 2 day course, participants will learn about the labour movement and why unions are good for workers; they will also learn the role of a shop steward, how stewards are problem solvers as well as understand human rights in the workplace.
January 23, 2017 - 11:49am
The TUB is the “cornerstone” of our PSAC Education Program and a pre-requisite for most of our other courses. This two-day course will introduce you to the PSAC, its structure, how to become involved and the fundamentals of trade union action. Emphasis is put on members’ rights in the workplace and in the union; on understanding and using the collective agreement and on union mechanisms to obtain and protect rights.
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?
August 10, 2016 - 11:29am
This evening workshop will introduce union members to the process used to make change within the union. Members will work on drafting resolutions as well as strategies for obtaining support for those resolutions. Please register for this evening workshop via email to Barb Fayant PSAC Regional Representative at fayantb@psac-afpc.com. Deadline to register is Monday August 29th. *A light supper will be provided in lieu of per diems.  
July 11, 2016 - 11:04am
This course introduces an easy four-step framework for interpreting your Collective Agreement. We will practice applying the four –step interpretation method and examine cases. Using a number of case studies, we will also practice applying the collective agreement to actual workplace situations. How to Apply: Online: click here to complete and submit your registration.
July 11, 2016 - 11:01am
please note that this course has been POSTPONED--DATE TBD This brand new two-day advanced course will provide information and better enforcement tools to PSAC Locals and Health & Safety Committees on the Canada Labour Code Part II requirements on violence prevention as well as its applicable regulations. How to Apply: Online: click here to complete and submit your registration.
July 11, 2016 - 10:58am
This course will take you through the basic steps of creating and maintaining respectful work environments. Together we will identify the signs of an unhealthy workplace, look at underlying factors, gain an understanding of different forms of harassment and identify concrete solutions for creating healthier working relationships. We will also examine what is meant by diversity and what measure can be used to make our workplaces more inclusive. With regard to harassment and bullying, we will look at the legal framework, policies and recourse routes.
July 11, 2016 - 10:51am
This is an introductory course on union basics and is open to all members. *** Please note that this course is a pre-requisite for many other PSAC courses. How to Apply: Online: click here to complete and submit your registration. For more info, contact: dalleys@psac.com (Shawna) 1-888-938-2331 or (867) 667-2331 or FAX: (867) 633-5347 PSAC, 100 – 2285 2nd Ave, Whitehorse YT, Y1A 1C9
January 26, 2016 - 4:49pm
This brand new, two-day advanced course will provide information and better enforcement tools to PSAC Locals and Health & Safety Committees on the Canada Labour Code Part II requirements on violence prevention as well as its applicable regulations.

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