Educational Opportunity

CUPW – STTP
Canadian Union of Postal Workers – Edmonton Local
18121 – 107 Avenue Edmonton Alberta T5S 1K4
Ph. 780-423-9000 Fax: 780-423-2883

Hello everyone

Edmonton Local will be holding following courses in coming months. If you are interested in applying for one or all of these courses please have your application into the Edmonton Local Union Office before the dead line due to the tight timelines, late applications may not be considered.

The courses being offered are:

  1. Welcome to CUPW

This 3 day courseis for new members. During this interactive Course participants learn about the Union and find their place in it. Topics include CUPW History and Constitution, how to write a resolution, Union vs Employer Values, Understanding Power and the many faces of activism.

COURSE DATE: January 27, 28 and 29 2019

LAST DATE FOR APPLYING: January 17 2019

  1. Basic Shop Steward (Urban/RSMC)

This 3 day courseis designed for interested members who are looking at becoming Shop Stewards or are new Shop Stewards. Participants will become more familiar with the CUPW Constitution and their Collective Agreements. The course will focus on the role of the Shop Steward to enforce the Collective Agreements, deal with the Constitution and familiarize members with the struggles of CUPW.

COURSE DATE: February 8, 9 and 10 2019

LAST DATE FOR APPLYING: January 30 2019

  1. Advance Shop Steward (Urban/RSMC)

This 5 day courseis for the Shop Stewards are interested to increase their knowledge and skills as shop steward. The course will focus on the role of the Shop Steward to enforce the Collective Agreements, deal with the Constitution and familiarize members with the struggles of CUPW.

COURSE DATE: March 10,11,12,13 and 14 2019

LAST DATE FOR APPLYING: February 27 2019

**NOTE**Please be advised that all sessions of the courses are mandatory. Please refrain from wearing any fragrances during the sessions in order to protect those with fragrance sensitivity allergies.

The Union encourages all members to access this right of membership and learn how to make your own working life and that of your co-workers better.

All courses will held in local union office 18121 – 107ave Edmonton.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Education/Executive Committee.

NOTE: PLEASE FILL SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH COURSE IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR MORE THAN ONE COURSE.

In Respect and Solidarity,

Ajay Sharma

Education Officer

 

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