Introduction to Stewarding
Oct 6, 2023 | Fort McMurray Area Office, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
What does a CUPE steward do? If you are a new steward and want to learn how to help CUPE members solve workplace problems, this introductory workshop is for you!

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • investigating workplace problems;
  • filing a grievance;
  • meeting with management;
  • dealing with workplace complaints.

SLS – What stewards need to know about bargaining
Nov 22, 2023 | Fort McMurray Area Office, Fort McMurray, Alberta | English
Learn about the different steps in the bargaining process, the responsibilities of different activists throughout bargaining, and the role during bargaining.

Thunder Bay District Frontline Workers Demand Change with Overwhelming Strike Mandate
The members of CUPE 1759, who tirelessly support the entire Thunder Bay region, have given voice to their ongoing frustrations with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit. In a resounding display of unity and determination, the union’s members, representing frontline staff in the district of Thunder Bay, have delivered an extraordinary 99 per cent strike mandate.

Organizing for justice: Including migrant workers in the labour movement every step of the way
Migrante Canada is a Canada-wide alliance of Filipino migrant and immigrant organizations. Working with CUPE 40, a local representing education workers in Calgary, they created a Global Justice Fund project in 2021 called Undocumented Workers are Workers – Regularize Now! which supports their organizing program. Organizers reach out to temporary foreign workers and convene workshops about their rights and how to assert these rights.