Labour Education

Schools

2019 Manitoba Labour Activist School

Manitoba, Gimli
2019/10/28 0:00 - 2019/11/02 0:00
Labour education builds solidarity and knowledge. Labour education teaches the skills unions need to represent their members and defend their rights using proven methods that allow adults of all backgrounds to learn. If your union wants to train the next generation of local activists or expand the skills that today’s leaders and activists already have, the 2019 Manitoba Activist School is here to help your union succeed. Unions know they need to reconnect with a new generation of working people. They can do this by being better bargainers and better advocates for their members at work, as well as better political...
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2019 Atlantic Region CLC Labour Education Week-Long

NS, Antigonish
2019/06/22 8:00 - 2019/06/26 17:00
St. Francis Xavier University 5005 Chapel Square, Antigonish NS, B2G 2W5 Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN HOLD YOUR SPOT – REGISTER NOW! Courses Offered: – Domestic Violence at Work – Parliamentary Procedure – Running an Effective Meeting – Member Engagement – Member Action – Leadership Essentials for Executive Members (open to Atlantic Region Labour Council Presidents ONLY) The Canadian Labour Congress – Atlantic Region is hosting the Atlantic Region CLC Spring Labour Education Week-Long School at St. FX University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia  There are four courses available at this...
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2019 Ontario Region Women’s Summer School

ON, Cornwall
2019/07/14 9:00 - 2019/07/19 17:00
The Canadian Labour Congress Ontario Region Women’s Summer School will be held at the NAV Centre in Cornwall, Ontario from July 14-19, 2019. Applications will be accepted from members of a union affiliated to the Canadian Labour Congress.  For more information, please contact the regional office by email at ontario@clcctc.ca or by telephone at 416-441-3710, ext. 222. About the NAV Centre: The NAV Centre is located along the beautiful and historic St. Lawrence River just outside of Cornwall, Ontario. It is a short one-hour drive from Ottawa or Montreal. You can travel to the NAV Centre either by car, by train, or by air.  The...
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2019 Ontario Region Summer School

ON, Cornwall
2019/07/07 9:00 - 2019/07/12 17:00
The Canadian Labour Congress Ontario Region’s Summer School will be held at the NAV Centre in Cornwall, Ontario from July 7-12, 2019. Applications will be accepted from members of a union affiliated to the Canadian Labour Congress.  For more information, please contact the regional office by email at ontario@clcctc.ca or by telephone at 416-441-3710, ext. 221. About the NAV Centre: The NAV Centre is located along the beautiful and historic St. Lawrence River just outside of Cornwall, Ontario. It is a short one-hour drive from Ottawa or Montreal. You can travel to the NAV Centre either by car, by train, or by air.  The GPS...
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Instructor Training Level I – Calgary

Alberta, Calgary
2019/06/17 9:00 - 2019/06/20 16:30
In this course, participants will be introduced to adult and popular education practices and facilitation techniques that focus on learning, action and inclusive movement building. Participants learn skills and knowledge required to facilitate short courses or workshops and adapt materials for a diversity of learning needs and styles. Application Process On-line registration. Registration is only complete once your application has been confirmed by the CLC. Cost $275.00 includes lunches & materials Dates and Times Monday, June 17 to Thursday, June 20, 2019 From 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where The course will take place at UFCW Local 401, 46 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, Alberta. Scent-Free...
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Workshops & Courses

Transforming Conflict into Union Activism

Moose Jaw, Gimli
2019/05/06 0:00 - 2019/05/10 0:00, 2019/10/28 8:00 - 2019/11/01 12:00
Course Code : RET
Transforming Conflict into Union Activism approaches conflict in a novel way. It recognizes that conflict isn’t always negative but that it is the outcome of the conflict that is negative or positive. This course will teach participants how to listen to people involved in a conflict, get to the root causes of a conflict, and how to coach people involved in a conflict to identify shared interests. Participants will learn how to use those shared interests to help people involved in a conflict find solutions and turn the conflict and shared interests into union activism.
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Facing Management Effectively



Course Code : FM
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, understanding issues, developing strategies, finding and presenting facts and argument, finding areas of agreement, building solutions, implementing and maintaining solutions. Participants can expect lots of participation, interaction, and role-plays along with practical skills and tools for communication, analysis, strategy and...
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Advanced Steward Training

Gimli
2019/10/28 8:00 - 2019/11/01 12:00
Course Code : AS
This course is for chief stewards, business and assistant business managers, local officers, and stewards with considerable experience handling grievances. You will practice more advanced grievance handling skills using real life case studies and role plays. Participants will discuss discipline grievances, harassment, drug and alcohol issues, and different styles of management. The course will deal with procedures before the process of arbitration. Knowledge of the first stages of the grievance process will be assumed.
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Labour College of Canada

Redesigned, renewed and ready for today's challenges

The Labour College of Canada (LCC) is a union-made education program for active union members, including today’s and tomorrow’s union leaders. The new LCC Certificate Program is more accessible, more affordable, and more relevant than ever before to today’s unions and the labour movement as a whole.

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