Course Listings

A trained membership is an active membership and active members build a strong union. Find out more about PSAC BC’s union education program here.

Introduction for Local Officers Training – Osoyoos

Osoyoos -Spirit Ridge 1200 Rancher Creek Rd, Osoyoos

March 2, 2024 - March 3, 2024

9 AM - 4:30 PM both days

This is an introductory course for new Local Officers who need to know how to run a Local. Sessions cover the role of the Local Executive; Local administration, including by-laws and budgets; effective communications and Local meetings; and how the Local can access the wider resources of the PSAC. A major theme throughout the course…

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Introduction to the Duty to Accommodate – Victoria

PSAC Victoria Regional Office, Suite 202 – 503 Park Place

March 2, 2024

9 AM - 4:30 PM

This training is a must for Local Officers and other workplace representatives. You will learn what the law says about the Duty to Accommodate and how this law is applied in the workplace. These rights and our ability to enforce these rights have serious ramifications for the members, the union, and the employer. Thanks for…

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Grievance Handling – Vancouver

PSAC Vancouver Regional Office, 5238 Joyce Street

March 9, 2024 - March 10, 2024

9 AM - 4:30 PM both days

This training is a must for stewards and other workplace representatives, or members who want to use the acquired knowledge and skills to solve problems in the workplace. You will find out what the law says about grievances, grievors and their representatives, and the protections built in for those who choose to use the grievance…

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Steward Series 1: Some Things Stewards Should Know About the Duty to Accommodate & Mental Health Matters – Abbotsford

Clarion Hotel and Convention Centre – 36035 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford

March 23, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

These two modules will help build skills for Stewards when representing members in the workplace: particularly for this course, those with duty to accommodate situations. Workshop (AM): Some Things Stewards should Know about the Duty to Accommodate To define the duty to accommodate and recognize when accommodation is needed To develop an understanding of the…

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Politics for Everyone – Penticton

Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre (21 Lakeshore Drive)

April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM both days

Did you ever wonder why Unions are involved in politics? Did you ever hear people say that you should be involved in politics? Did you ever wonder if politics is really as important as many people says it is? Politics for Everyone is a great course for you! We are affected by decisions of many…

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Health and Safety Activism – Victoria

PSAC Victoria Regional Office, Suite 202 – 503 Park Place

April 20, 2024 - April 21, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM both days

A safe and healthy workplace is a basic worker right. This course will re-empower members to ensure we have secure workplaces. Participants will start with their own knowledge of their work, and workplaces, and will critically examine the risks and responsibilities of workers and employers, including the notion of ‘worker carelessness’. Participants will develop action…

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Health and Safety Activism – Prince Rupert

Crest Hotel, 222 1st Ave W, Prince Rupert

May 11, 2024 - May 12, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM both days

A safe and healthy workplace is a basic worker right. This course will re-empower members to ensure we have secure workplaces. Participants will start with their own knowledge of their work, and workplaces, and will critically examine the risks and responsibilities of workers and employers, including the notion of ‘worker carelessness’. Participants will develop action…

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