Grievances, Disputes and the Collective Agreement

Resolving the disputes in the unionized context requires understanding and confidence participating in the grievance process – from informal discussion to preparing for arbitration.

This 1.5-day course offers a comprehensive and hands-on skills development approach to effective grievance handling.

Focus is placed on learning how to interpret collective agreement language and prepare for and respond to grievances, including union representatives. Participants will develop a keen understanding of how to utilize the grievance process to resolve disputes in a productive and timely manner that brings clarity and closure to issues arising from the administration/application of the collective agreement.

Upcoming Workshops (In-person)

When: May 16-17, 2024 (in-person)
Where: BC Public School Employers’ Association
300 – 2889 E. 12 Avenue, Vancouver
Tel: 604.730.0739
Cost: $454.25 + GST


Space is limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment.  Please note, should there be insufficient enrollment to meet minimum requirements for a session, the workshop will be cancelled and registration fees will be refunded. An email notification will be sent to registrants if the workshop is cancelled.

Register Now – May 16-17, 2024


If you have any questions concerning these learning opportunities, please contact Donna Verones by e-mail at or by phone at 604.730.4501.

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