Eastern Labour School 2018

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Eastern Labour School 2018

The 2018 Eastern Labour School will be held at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS, from Monday, June 4th to Wednesday, June 6th, 2018. Those wishing to attend should consult their local executive regarding sponsorship or apply directly to the NSNU for a sponsored seat at the event.

Deadline: April 30

The registration form will be available on MyNSNU beginning March 26th, and will remain live until the registration deadline, April 30th. Most fields on the registration form are mandatory. In order to receive confirmation of your registration, you must enter a valid email address. If you require your MyNSNU login information or assistance with online registration, please contact nsnu.ca or call the Union office at 1-800/902-469-1474.


Fundamental courses are recommended for first time attendees. You will participate in one of the four Fundamentals offered over the course of the event. Members who attend the 90-minute courses will participate in five courses in total (three on June 5, two on June 6). When completing your registration form, please rank your course choice in order of preference. Members applying for a course may not receive their first choice. Classes fill up quickly, so please register as early as possible, bearing in mind that PEINU, NBNU and RNUNL members will be registering for the event as well.

Click here for full course descriptions.

Fundamentals (1.5 days)

  • General Labour Relations
  • The Negotiations Process
  • Legal Realities of the Nurse
  • Enjeux juridiques de la profession et des soins infirmiers

90-minute courses (5 sessions over 1.5 days)

  • Communications and Campaigns
  • Respectful Workplace
  • Nursing and Social Media
  • Professional Practice and Nursing Workload
  • Facing Management Effectively
  • Nursing and Addictions
  • Domestic Violence
  • Nursing and Technology
  • Nursing and Workplace Violence

Previous Deadlines:

Provincially Sponsored Draws: First-Time Attendee and 35 & Under
March 16

Glenna S. Rowsell Scholarship
Deadline: March 16