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Sep
01
Occupational Health & Safety Part 1
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This introductory or ‘fundamentals’ Occupational Health and Safety course will introduce new committee members to the basic principles of workplace health and safety. This course also serves as a great ‘Back to Basics’ course for those OH&S Committee members who desire refresher training. To learn more and to register click here.

Dates:
Sunday, September 1, 2019 to Saturday, December 28, 2019
Time(s):
Multiple dates & times, please check website.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
Oct
01
Latin American Heritage Month
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October is Latin American Heritage Month across Canada. This is the perfect time to showcase the richness and vitality of Latin American culture and heritage as well as to recognize the significant contribution that the Latin American community has made to the social, economic, political and cultural fabric of Canada.

Dates:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time(s):
All Day
Location:
Canada
Oct
01
Women’s History Month
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October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women and girls across the country and throughout our history.

This 2019 theme is still #MakeAnImpact, in honour of the women and girls who’ve made a lasting impact as pioneers in their field. Whether as business leaders, politicians, researchers, artists or activists, these women of impact have helped shape Canada into a thriving, diverse and prosperous country through their achievements and desire to make a difference. Click here to find more.

Dates:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time(s):
All Day
Location:
Canada
Oct
04
Prevention of Violence in the Workplace
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Violence is not part of your job and the repercussions for workers can be devastating, affecting their physical and mental health and job satisfaction. This course is intended to assist Joint OH&S Committees to identify potentially violent hazards in the workplace, conduct a risk assessment and recommend corrective action. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a plan for violence prevention. Click here for more information.

Dates:
Friday, October 4, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019
Location:
Surrey & Vancouver
Oct
17
Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship
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The Canadian Union of Public Employees Union, Local 402, has established, through the BC Federation of Labour, the “Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship” for a union woman to attend the “Women in Leadership” course at the Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School. The scholarship will cover the costs of tuition, shared accommodation and meals for this event. The scholarship does not include wage loss.

Scholarship application information here.

For more information on the Women in Leadership course, visit the CLC website.

Dates:
Thursday, October 17, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019
Location:
Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School