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Westman Events

  • Talking Union Basics Course - Friday, September 27 (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm) & Saturday, September 28 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    This Friday night & Saturday course is the union’s key “introductory” education event. 

  • Resolution Writing Course - Saturday, October 5, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    This one day course will help develop a clear understanding of the importance of properly written resolutions, exercise resolution writing skills and to develop strategies on how to promote resolutions being passed at Convention. 

  • Violence Prevention Training for Stewards - Friday, October 25 (5:30 to 8:30 pm), Saturday, October 26 & Sunday, October 27 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    This two and half day course will cover basic aspects of Health & Safety every steward should be aware of when representing members with workplace issues that pertain to their physical & mental health.

  • Grievance Handling Course - Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    This two-day course for union stewards will develop participants’ knowledge, skills, and confidence in effectively solving problems at the workplace. 

  • Allies Training - Saturday, December 7, 2019 (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

    To be an ally is to...

    • Take on the struggle as your own.
    • Stand up, even when you feel scared.
    • Transfer the benefits of your privilege to those who lack it.
    • Acknowledge that while you, too, feel pain, the conversation is not about you.