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Events related to Labour

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Jan
14
Pacific Region Winter School
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The 2018 Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region Winter School will be held at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort starting January 14, 2018. Beyond core programs, the themes of this year’s courses also include professional development, occupational health and safety, women-specific classes and legal education. Click here for more information.

Date:
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Location:
Harrison Hot Springs Resort, BC
Jan
18
Labour Activism Panel Discussion
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Hosted by the Museum of Vancouver, come delve into discussion with guest panelists surrounding significant job action events across Vancouver’s labour history including: the 2001 Transit Strike, the 2004 HEU Strike, the 2007 Municipal Workers’ Strike (aka Sam’s Strike), and the 2014 BCTF Teacher’s Strike.

Panel discussion will be moderated by Irene Lanzinger, President of BC Federation of Labour, who will engage with panelists around stories, tactics, and historic narratives aimed at the negative framing of specific workers’ resistance movements in Vancouver. Panelists include: Donisa Bernardo (HEU), Glen Hansman (BCTF), Joe Elworthy (UNIFOR Local 2200), and Aliza Navarie (CUPE 391). To learn more about this event click here.

Date:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time:
7pm-9pm
Location:
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC
Feb
01
WebCampus: Advanced Stewarding
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Being a union steward is not an easy job. Unions couldn’t survive without their stewards. Stewards are the eyes and ears in the workplace and this course provides you with the tools you will need to listen, communicate, educate, and defend your fellow co-workers; in dealing with management, during elections, meetings, and collective bargaining. At the end of this course, you will have learned about different infractions that lead to a grievance, resolving grievances, and policing the agreement. To learn more about this class and register, click here.

Date:
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Location:
ufcw.ca/webcampus
Mar
12
UFCW 1518 Union Meeting – March
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Join your elected leadership, union activists and fellow members for the President’s report, financial statement, committee reports and and hot topics. Ask your questions, network with other members and get involved in your union!

Refreshments served. Children welcome!

Parking reimbursed with receipt.

Date:
Monday, March 12, 2018
Time:
7pm
Location:
UFCW 1518, 350 Columbia St. New Westminster
Mar
13
Telephone Town Hall – March
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If you can’t attend the Union Meeting in person, you can join by phone! Hear about recent hot topics and have your questions answered by President Ivan Limpright. Featuring guest host Sussanne Skidmore, Executive Vice-President of the BC Government Employees Service Union. We will call you between 7:00 and 7:10.

Date:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time:
7pm-7.30pm
Location:
Your phone