Northern Alberta Events and Courses

  • If you have wondered what it means to be a union member, how the PSAC works, and what happens to your dues dollars then Talking Union Basics provides answers to these questions. Talking Union Basics is a requirement to participating in other PSAC courses and events.

  • Please join us for our next meeting on Thursday September 13th, 2018 @ 5:30 pm PSAC Regional Office First Edmonton Place Suite 670, 10665 Jasper Avenue. 

  • This course is for PSAC women members who:
    • live and work in the Prairie region;
    • have completed the TUB (Talking Union Basics) course or have gained equivalent experience through being an active PSAC member;
    • would like to learn about issues facing women;
    • want to have a more active role in their union.
    • are ready to work with other women to build a stronger union.

    Course Overview:

  • This course will bring together Local Executive members for skill development and knowledge building. Local Executive members will learn to work more effectively together by developing an understanding of their roles and responsibilities.

  • This course's main objectives are to build an understanding of the importance of collective action and mobilization to the Union; To examine the factors that lead to member participation in actions; know the Steward’s role in mobilizing members; explore tools to plan for successful actions; identify possible actions and practice mobilizing around a specific action.