Events

September 26—27, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Steward Level 1

About this Event 2 days - Sept 26 & 27, Saturday and Sunday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Zoom Video Conference The position of a job steward is the most important position in a union and is often the first point of contact a member has with their union. You stand with and speak for your fellow members in the day...

September 29, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Investigations & Interrogations: Representing Members in Employer Interviews - SOLD OUT

About this Event 1 day - May 26, Tuesday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Picture this, you are a shop steward and get a request from an HR manager to sit in on an interview of a union member as part of an investigation; they won’t tell you or the worker what it’s about or let you speak alone, and the...

September 30, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Solidarity with Striking Ledcor LTS Workers

September 30 marks the one year anniversary of IBEW 213 members on strike against Ledcor LTS for a fair contract and dignity. Ledcor has acted shamefully in not engaging in respectful bargaining with these workers. Join us in sending them a message that enough is enough, get back to the table and respect workers and our community. There are three ways for...

October 3—4, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

BCFED Organizing Institute: Basics of Organizing

About this Event 2 days - October 3 and 4, Saturday and Sunday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Zoom Video Conference The BCFED Organizing Institute: Basics of Organizing class covers the basics of union organizing to build power within the labour movement, and to organize new workers into unions. This class is an opportunity to learn and practise leading effective organizing...

October 5—6, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Accommodating Alcohol & Drug Addictions and Medical Marijuana at Work

About this Event 2 days - October 5 & 6, Monday and Tuesday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Please note that this course will be offered in-person, with appropriate precautions in place, if it is safe to do so. If that is not possible, this course will be postponed and added to the Spring 2021 program. You will be required to...

October 17, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Labour as a Force for Peace & International Solidarity

About this Event 1 day - May 23, Saturday / 9:30am to 4:00pm This course will examine the importance of international solidarity work in advancing democracy, social justice, and the rights and interests of workers here and around the world. We will examine examples where international solidarity helped turn the tide, the pivotal role of labour in the peace movement...

October 20, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

October Regular Meeting

Agenda will be posted closer to meeting date. 

November 2—3, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Beyond Speeches and Resolutions: Building Equality in Unions and Workplaces

About this Event 2 days - November 2 & 3, Monday and Tuesday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Please note that this course will be offered in-person, with appropriate precautions in place, if it is safe to do so. If that is not possible, this course will be postponed and added to the Spring 2021 program. You will be required to...

November 17, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

November Regular Meeting

Agenda will be posted closer to meeting date. 

November 30—1, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Unions and the Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Process

About this Event 2 days - November 30 and December 1. Monday and Tuesday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Please note that this course will be offered in-person, with appropriate precautions in place, if it is safe to do so. If that is not possible, this course will be postponed and added to the Spring 2021 program. You will be required...