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Orientation for new local presidents

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
To Thursday, November 22, 2018
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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OPSEU is holding two orientation sessions for new local presidents sessions in November, 2018. To view and download the material for the November 20 – 22 session, please click here.

This three-day workshop will help local presidents navigate OPSEU’s organizational structure and learn what supports and resources are available from the union.

Participants will strategize on building an involved membership through steward development and contract enforcement, with a focus on health and safety and equity as everday local issues.

Attention will be given to mobilizing the local through effective communitcation, developing an inclusive leadership, exploring local by-laws, and developiong strategic approaches to deal with employer tactics.

Practical leadership skills for everyday situations will be developed through group work and networking with other local presidents.

For assistance regarding hotel accommodations, time off requests and registration, please contact the Conferences unit at conferencesandtravel@opseu.org.

Application deadline is Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.

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