Grievance Handling – In-person (French)

October 17 and 18 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - October 19 - 9 a.m. to noon

60, rue Laval, 5ème étage, Gatineau - salle Philippe Célestin

(2 1/2 days)

This grievance handling course will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in effectively handling grievances at the workplace. You will spend time on the technical aspects of grievance handling such as identifying, investigating, drafting, and presenting grievances. Members must have the TUB or equivalent union experience.

Who is this training for? 
This training is for members who are already stewards in their workplace or for members who want to become stewardsMembers must have the TUB or equivalent union experience.

By the end of the course, participants will: 

• Know what a grievance is and where the right to grieve comes from; 

• Understand their legal and contractual rights and obligations as union representatives in the grievance process; 

• Understand how the grievance process works; 

• Know how to write a grievance; 

• Be able to fully prepare for a grievance hearing; 

• Be able to motivate and involve members in the grievance process; 

• Be able to effectively present a grievance to management; 

• Be able to prepare a grievance file that can be used at all stages of the grievance process. 

Date Time  
Thursday, October 179:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Modules 1, 2 and 3 
Friday, October 189:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Modules 4, 5 and 6 
Saturday, October 199:00 a.m. to noon Module 7 and wrap-up 

It’s free!

Our education program is free of charge. Don’t forget that if you are a PSAC member working with Treasury Board, Parks, CFIA, SSHRC and many other employers, you are entitled to the union leave with pay (or reimbursement) for courses offered during a day of work, and an allowance for courses offered on a day of rest.

In fact, we reimburse your expenses. 

Members who have to pay for additional family care costs in order to be able to attend our education activities are reimbursed these additional expenses in accordance with the PSAC Family Care Policy.

If you don't know your PSAC ID please contact one of the regional offices: Ottawa (613) 560-2560 or Gatineau (819) 777-4647. Contactez l'un des bureaux régionaux pour connaître votre numéro de membre de l'AFPC : Gatineau (819) 777-4647 ou Ottawa (613) 560-2560.
Members must have previously taken the TUB course or have equivalent union experience. You might not be selected if you lack this prerequisite. Les membres doivent avoir déjà suivi le cours ABC du syndicat ou avoir une expérience syndicale équivalente. Vous pourriez ne pas être sélectionné si vous ne remplissez pas ce prérequis.