2020 Pacific Region Winter School Week 5

2020 CLC Pacific Region
Winter School Week 5

Date:
Sunday, February 9, 2020 – 03:00 to Friday, February 14, 2020 – 03:00

Address:
Harrison Hot Springs
100 Esplanade Avenue
Harrison Hot Springs, BC V0M 1K0

Registration for the 2020 Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region Winter School is now open and will remain open until December 12th, 2019.

The cost for shared accommodation will be $1025.00, and the cost for single accommodation will be $1,345.00.

If you or a guest would like to purchase a meal plan, you may do so for $415.62 for the whole week, or $83.13 for a single day, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Air Canada event code for week 5: B69J3HU1. Please note, each week has a different event code.

To change or cancel a registration after it has been submitted, you must contact the Pacific Region Office at pacific@clcctc.ca

Bus Schedule  Student Guide   Brochure

There are three scholarships available for the 2020 Pacific Region Winter School:

  • Information for the Frank Wall Scholarship may be found here.
  • Information for the Community Savings scholarship may be found here.
  • Information for the Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship may be found here.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2020 CLC Pacific Region Winter School!

Courses

A Path to Reconciliation

A Path to Reconciliation: Standing in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples. This course is for all workers, including non-indigenous activists, to learn the history of Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island (North America) facilitated by indigenous labour activists. Its purpose is to build meaningful, long-term relationships among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples inside and outside of our workplaces, with the aim of acknowledging…

Benefits Bargaining

This course will help you understand how health and welfare benefits are structured and how to prepare for benefits bargaining. The course will include information on new and renewed benefit plans and how to handle a change in benefits carriers. Topics for discussion will include: costing of benefits, employers’ response to increasing costs and changes in coverages, funding methods including…

BCFED Organizing Institute: Basics of Organizing

The BCFED Organizing Institute training covers the basics of union organizing to build power within our unions, and to organize new workers into unions. This is an opportunity to learn and practise leading effective organizing conversations with peers and experienced organizers from across our movement. We cover the elements of an organizing campaign, and the provincial and federal labour codes…

BCGEU: Organizing Academy

After our successful launch at the 2019 CLC Winter School, the 2020 BCGEU Organizing Academy will bring together workplace-based teams of stewards, activists, and staff to develop comprehensive internal organizing plans. Part rigorous boot camp, part experiential workshop, the Organizing Academy is a deep dive into the practical skills and methods of building worker power!

Bullying & Harassment

Responsibility for bullying in the workplace is shared between workers, the employer, and the union. This course will explore different approaches and tools to address bullying in the workplace, from education programs, legislation, workplace policies and procedure, grievances, and other means within the collective agreement language like labour management committees. The course will also explore the relationship and differences between…

Collective Bargaining Level 1

Participants will leave with a solid understanding of the bargaining process and the factors that affect collective bargaining. This course also introduces some of the laws and rules that structure the bargaining process and provides opportunities for hands-on practice and skills development in preparing for and negotiating parts of a collective agreement. Level 1 is aimed at new bargaining committee…

Facing Management Effectively

This course will look at economic, political, social forces at play between union and management. It will examine the roles and rights of each group and the different types of union/management relationships and styles. We will look at the power, bias, and privilege dynamics between union and management and how we can communicate effectively. We will focus on problem solving…

Investigating Bullying & Harassment

Workplace bullying and harassment can compromise the mental and physical health of workers. To address this health and safety issue, this course will equip participants with the knowledge and confidence to undertake thorough and impartial investigations into allegations of workplace bullying and harassment as defined in health and safety law and policy. Participants’ skills will be developed and practised through…

Health & Safety Level 1

This introductory Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) course will introduce committee members and worker representatives to the basic principles of workplace health and safety. This also serves as a great ‘Back to Basics’ course for those OH&S committee members who desire refresher training. In this course, participants will learn the responsibilities and duties of the Joint OH&S Committee, OH&S legislation…

Unions in the Community

The labour movement has always played a strong role in the social change movement. As part of the United Way and CLC Labour Community Advocate Program, the course provides training on community involvement and working with community partners as a board, committee or coalition partner. Participants learn how to organize around and participate in community social service issues, while exploring…

Young Workers in Action

in their workplace. The course will cover public speaking, how meetings are run, how to read your contract, grievance handling, and the basic collective bargaining process. Participants are requested to bring a copy of their collective agreement. There is a scholarship available from Community Savings Credit Union for this course. Interested applicants should contact Community Savings or download the scholarship…