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Sep
11
UFCW 1518 Union Meeting
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Join your elected leadership, union activists and fellow members for the President’s report, financial statement, committee reports and new business. Discuss hot topics, network with other members and get involved in your union!

Date:
Monday, September 11, 2017
Time:
7-8pm
Location:
UFCW 1518, 350 Columbia St. New Westminster
Sep
15
Young Workers School
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Join young workers under 30 for a weekend of learning, connecting and outdoor activities. Hosted by the BC Federation of Labour, the school builds skills related to the labour movement, political and community organizing, and leadership. Attendees also participate in a variety of outdoor activities and connect with other young workers from around the province.

Registration deadline is August 25, 2017. For more information click here.

Dates:
Friday, September 15, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time(s):
All Day
Location:
Camp Jubilee, Orlomah Beach, North Vancouver
Oct
14
Labour Law Series: BC Labour Code
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Hosted by the Vancouver & District Labour Council, this course is designed for union staff reps, officers, and senior stewards who need to understand the BC Labour Code and its application. It provides an overview of  important sections of the code and the regulations, interpretations, and rulings that you need to know to be strategic and effective. Instructors: Jonathan Hanvelt and Jeremy Bryant (Banister & Co.) and Jennifer Glougie (Vice-Chair, Labour Relations Board). For more information, click here.

Date:
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time:
9:30am-4:30pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre
Oct
14
Labour Law Series: Parliamentary Procedure & Effective Meetings
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Hosted by the Vancouver & District Labour Council, this course teaches the basics of Roberts’ Rules of Order Meetings, plus some rules and practices that are often used incorrectly. In addition, participants will learn techniques for effective meeting planning and chairing, drafting motions and resolutions, and speaking persuasively to issues. For more information click here.

Date:
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Time:
9:30am-4pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre
Oct
26
Making Work Work for Everyone: Union Renewal Conference
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The BC Federation of Labour hosts the annual union renewal conference to help workers respond to our changing workplaces. This year’s conference will explore three emerging themes: changing workplace demographics; the rise of precarious work; and broader economic shifts such as the impact of continued globalization, emerging technology and automation. Click here for a list of workshops. Click here for more information and to register.

Dates:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
Location:
Fairmont Empress, Victoria, BC