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Education course

Introduction to Your Union - Edmonton

Date and time

Tue, 13 Jun 2023
8:30am – 4:30pm MST

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Location

In-person at:
AUPE Headquarters
10025 182 St NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 0P7

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Visit the online course registration system to create an account and/or register for AUPE courses

This course is also offered online.

What does the union do for me, and what is my responsibility to my union?

This course will provide you with a basic overview of how the labour movement was integral to lobbying for the legislated rights and working conditions that we enjoy today. You will review AUPE’s structure and democratic process.

This course will begin your learning journey with AUPE and help offer opportunities to be active within your union.

Prerequisites: None

Note: This course does not teach how to read your collective agreement. This topic is covered in the “Contract Interpretation” course.

This course is for: All members.

This course utilizes:

  • Lecture
  • Videos
  • Discussions
  • Individual and group activities

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify AUPE’s mission statement and union principles.
  • Discover history of labour that has brought the union to where it is today.
  • Establish how AUPE provides support to its membership.
  • Investigate the leadership structure and governance of AUPE from the members at the worksite to Convention.
  • Assess various opportunities available to AUPE members.