Role and Responsibilities of the Local Secretary-Treasurer

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CUPW Education

This course familiarizes new secretary treasurers with their key responsibilities.

Topics include constitutional requirements, financial duties, keeping track of members and their dues, dealing with leaves, and handling correspondence.


This course is for new local secretary-treasurers.

2.5 days

Please note that the region (or the local) selects the courses that are offered. Not all courses are offered in a given year. In some cases, a course may not be available because it is not up to date or because it is being translated.

Specialized courses, such as the training of facilitators and of worker advocates, are offered on an as needed basis during each mandate. Typically, participants from two or more regions attend these national-level courses.

Members interested in union education should contact their region.

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