Apply now for Region 4 Weekend Educational: June 8-9, 2024

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A Region 4 educational has been scheduled for June 8 and 9 at the Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8.

To apply, please download and complete this application form in this package. Completed application forms must be emailed to no later than Friday, May 10, 2024.

The courses being offered are:

  1. Stewards 2: Facing the Employer and Building Member Involvement
  2. Stewards 2: Facing the Employer and Building Member Involvement (being offered virtually)
  3. Stewards 3: Dealing with Discipline
  4. Taking Action on Stress in the Workplace
  5. Challenging Bullying and Non-Code Based Harassment in the Workplace
  6. Délégué syndical 2: Faire face à l’employeur, améliorer la participation des membres

Applications must be approved by one of your Local Officers (ie. President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer or Chief Steward) and must be received in the Kingston Regional Office no later than Friday, May 10, 2024.

Local Presidents need to be aware that according to Board Policy, their own Local is responsible for each of its members who attend a course. When an applicant does not attend and the Regional Office has not been so advised 48 hours prior to the commencement of the Educational, the Local will be assessed a $50 penalty, to be deducted from the next Local rebate. Extenuating circumstances will be taken into consideration.

Members are responsible for making their own reservations directly with the hotel by Friday, May 10, 2024. Please make your hotel reservations as soon as you submit your application to us.

All hotel bills must be paid upon checkout and you will be reimbursed on submission of your expense claim on the OPSEU/SEFPO member portal. Members who live within 60 km of the Hotel are entitled to accommodation for Saturday night only. Expenses for family and dependent care will be paid or provided in accordance with


The Policy regarding payment of wages at the Educational remains the same since it was changed at the Annual Convention held in April 1999.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Alison St. Amand in the Kingston Regional Office at: 1-844-765-1414 ext. 5425 or

In solidarity,
The Region Four Education Committee

Related forms

Call-out package and application form

Advance form

Family Attendant Care Claims Form

Human Rights Accommodation Request