Orientation for new local presidents

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Event Date

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

OPSEU is holding an orientation for new local presidents in March 2018. 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 everyday local issues. Attention will be given to mobilizing the local through effective communication, developing an inclusive leadership, exploring local by-laws, and developing 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.

To fill out the application package, once opened, please click on "View" and then select "Edit document" to complete the application and submit to presidentsorientation@opseu.org by the application deadline.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2018 4:00 p.m.

For additional member forms click here.

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Event Location

Delta Toronto East
Scarborough, ON
M1T 3G2