Prairie/NWT Regional Labour School 2020

April 30, May 1 and 2

Matrix Hotel

Edmonton, Alberta


The Prairie/NWT Regional Training Committee is very pleased to announce the 2020 Regional Labour School, consisting of 3 full days of instruction.  Our training event will take place in Edmonton, from April 30 until May 2 at the Matrix Hotel.  Stewards will be placed into either Module 1 or 2 based on their years of experience, training history, and distribution between departments, groups, and locations. All stewards will participate in Module 3.


Module 1 (2 Days)

Mental Health First Aid Basic

This training is designed to give stewards the confidence and skills required to engage with members who have a mental health problem or are in a mental health crisis.  Stewards will also be able to recognize mental health problems and will have improved mental health for themselves.

Module 2 (2 Days)

Progressive Discipline

Stewards will be able to identify the steps in and intent of the progressive discipline process. Appreciate the steward’s role in the disciplinary process. Support members facing discipline using effective interviewing, communication and investigation skills. Demonstrate an ability to assess discipline-related situations and to determine additional processes that may be required.

Module 3 (1 Day)

Sessions on Parental Leave, Domestic Violence, Facing Managers Effectively and Unions in the Community.

If you are interesting in attending, please complete the Application Form and return it to the PIPSC Edmonton Office on or before the deadline date of March 6, 2020.




Nancy McCune

Director, Prairie/NWT Region