The PSAC is pleased to offer an advanced course for Union representatives …
Advanced Representation Training For Stewards (ARTS), February 2-5, 2018 – Richmond, BC
This course is for PSAC union representatives (stewards, local officers, etc.) who have:
Applicants must be PSAC members in good standing who have completed:
The Advanced Representation Training for Stewards (ARTS) course is an advanced four-day course with a focus on representation. You will look at various routes for engaging members in helping them to resolve workplace issues. You will deepen your knowledge of the processes and legal framework of grievance handling and what is needed from you to support the PSAC’s representation of members at all levels of the grievance process, up to arbitration/adjudication.
Using case studies based on grievances that have been to arbitration/adjudication, you will practice steps in the grievance process including:
The PSAC will provide travel, accommodation, meal and incidental allowances, loss of salary, and reimbursement of family care costs, in accordance with the PSAC Travel and Family Care policies. Please note that this is an advanced in-residence course so hotel accommodation will be provided for all participants including those living in the Lower Mainland.
PSAC representatives interested in this course are asked to apply online by 9 AM PST on Tuesday November 14, 2017.
Any questions, please contact:
Deb Seaboyer, Regional Education Officer – BC
c/o PSAC Vancouver Regional Office
phone: 604-430-5631 x 1748
toll-free: 1-800-663-1655 x 1748
All applicants will be contacted by early December 2017 to advise if they have been accepted as a participant on the course.