Education Opportunities

Union Education is the backbone of a strong union. CUPE 951 regularly hosts and offers courses on campus but also sends members to courses and workshops around BC.  If you are interested in the opportunities below contact Kirk Mercer at presidentcupe951@uvic.ca

Upcoming CUPE BC Online Workshops

February 2, 2022:  LET – Secretary-Treasurer Orientation (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4881

February 9, 2022:  Introduction to Stewarding – Part 1 & 2 https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4882

February 16, 2022:  SLS – Notetaking https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4883

February 16, 2022:  SLS – What Stewards need to know about Pensions (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4884

February 23, 2022:  Health and Safety – Introduction – Part 1 & 2 https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4885

March 2, 2022:  LET – Trustee Orientation (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4886

March 9, 2022:  Challenging Racism (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4887

March 9, 2022:  Introduction to Allyship (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4889

March 16, 2022:  Duty of Fair Representation (OLS) https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4888

March 23, 2022:  Introduction to Stewarding – Part 1 & 2 https://cupe.ca/mrm-union-education/event/4890

Upcoming CLC Pacific Winter School

January 16 – February 18 (5 weeks; all 1 week options) **Week 1 & 2 have been cancelled

https://documents.clcctc.ca/pacific/22WS-Brochure.pdf

Other Educational Opportunities

Below are some of what is out there for union activists — let the executive know what you are looking for so the committee can plan for future offerings and opportunities:

While the above pages offer an overview of what is available, there are other options that can be suggested to the committee.

Note that a request or suggestion does not guarantee that attendance of a course or workshop will be approved.