February 2021 GLP Webinars

In addition to the webinars we are offering with Evidence for Democracy, the PEA is also hosting the following union-focused virtual sessions that are open to all GLP members:

New Member Orientation

Wednesday, February 3
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)
Register for the New Member Orientation

This webinar will cover what it means to be in a union and how the union works. We’ll review terminology, the decision-making process, grievances, how bargaining works and more.

Back to Basics: Understanding Your Collective Agreement 

Wednesday, February 11
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)
Register for Back to Basics

This webinar will be held the week after the New Member Orientation and will review the key collective agreement articles.

Collective Bargaining

Wednesday, February 24
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)
Register for Collective Bargaining

This webinar will provide members with an overview of the collective bargaining process. A few of our chapters will begin bargaining preparation this year and any members who are interested in being involved should plan to attend.

E4D Webinars

Registration is also open for our second session in collaboration with Evidence for Democracy and it’s not too late to sign up for the first session, which is scheduled for later this week.

Session 1: Connecting with your political representatives
January 20, 12 p.m. PST. Presented by Katie Gibbs.
Register here

In this session, we will discuss the benefits of meeting with your MLA, how to go about getting and preparing for a meeting, and tools for building a lasting relationship and effectively delivering your message.

Session 2: Communicating to government policymakers
with briefing notes
February 23, 12 p.m. PST. Presented by Dr. Alana Westwood
Register here

This session will walk through the value of briefing notes as a tool for connection, how to craft an effective briefing note, and how to deliver your briefing note to your MLA and build a lasting connection.

We hope to record all of these sessions and make them available to those who are unable to attend. Union leave will not be provided. Please email membership@pea.org with any questions.

Thank you,

GLP Executive

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