Orientation for new local presidents

Event Date

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

OPSEU is holding two orientation sessions for new local presidents sessions in November, 2018. To view and download the material for the November14th to 16th session, please click here.

This three-day workshop will help new 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 communication, 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.


Event Location

The Westin Prince Hotel
900 York Mills Road
Toronto, ON
M3B 3H2