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Events

Events related to Labour

Type:
Month:
Sep
01
Occupational Health & Safety Part 1
Details:

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.

Date:
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Time:
Multiple dates & times, please check website.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
Oct
17
Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship
Details:

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.

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Location:
Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School
Oct
23
Course: Unions and the Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Process
Details:

This course will examine the history and nature of Aboriginal land claims, the inter-generational impact of the residential school system, the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and an overview of current Aboriginal issues. The relevance of these issues to the labour movement will be examined and groups will brainstorm ways in which tools such as collective bargaining, contract administration, and political campaigns can be used to advance the goals of the Commission. Click here to learn more.

Date:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time:
9:30am-4:00pm
Location:
Vancouver and District Labour Council
Oct
28
Course: Promotions – How to Negotiate Language and Win Non-Selection Grievances
Details:

Hosted by the Vancouver and District Labour Council. This course will help you apply your promotional  language to workplace promotions through your collective agreement.  It will also work through a case study on a non-selection grievance to learn how to make your case for one or more grievors who didn’t get the job. Click here to learn more.

Date:
Monday, October 28, 2019
Time:
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre, 111 Victoria Drive
Nov
16
Course: Charter Rights in the Workplace
Details:

Hosted by the Vancouver and District Labour Council. This course provides an overview of Charter Rights, key decisions for unions, and how these cases can be used to advance our collective interests. Click here to learn more.

Date:
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time:
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location:
Maritime Labour Centre, 111 Victoria Drive