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Unifor National Union and Regional Council Scholarships ~ Applications must be post marked, faxed or emailed no later than: April 30th, 2017, 11:59 E.S.T.

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The Unifor National Union and Regional Council are offering 28 Scholarships worth $2,000.00 each. The scholarships are awarded to the sons/daughters of Unifor members in good standing OR you are a Unifor member and are enrolling in your FIRST YEAR of full-time post-secondary education at a PUBLIC INSTITUTION IN CANADA (university, community college, technological institute, nursing school, etc.).  Up to one scholarship will be available to a Unifor member with at least one year seniority.  These are entrance Scholarships only and are not renewable for students entering subsequent years of study.

Submissions MUST include:

A letter of recommendation from a teacher, principal or community activist;

Most current high school transcript/record of marks. (i.e. mid-term report is acceptable);

Handwritten/typewritten essay answers to the four questions provided;

An official application form and signed by one of the following Local Union Officers:  President, Financial-Secretary, Recording Secretary or Trustee.

Documents indicating definite acceptance at one of the institutions described above, proof of enrollment and payment of tuition needs to be submitted before the scholarship can be awarded.

A committee appointed by the Unifor National Executive Board will make the selection of candidates.

This decision of the committee is final.

Completed applications, along with the accompanying documents are to be submitted to:

Unifor Education Department

205 Placer Court, Toronto, ON   M2H 3H9

Fax: 416-495-6554

E-mail: bonnie.morgan@unifor.org

Applications must be post marked, faxed or emailed no later than:

April 30th, 2017, 11:59 E.S.T.

Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant who will be given a two week grace period to complete and re-submit.

Application forms can be picked up from the office of the Plant Chair, the Union Hall or found on the Unifor website at www.unifor.org.

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Dave Thomas
President
Billy O’Neill
Education Chairperson
Issued: Dec 15/16
Take Down: May 1/17
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Unifor PEL - Training Course Application Kit: February-June 2017

Attached is the PEL Schedule for February to June 2017.

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***All Forms MUST be Handed in at the Membership Meetings

Video Conference Courses - Fall session Unifor McMaster Labour Studies

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2 VIDEO CONFERENCE COURSES

(Held at Unifor Local 707, 475 North Service Rd. E. Oakville and

Mills Library, McMaster University)

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The US Elections: Which Way Forward for Workers?

What will the result of the US election mean for US workers? What did the Bernie Sanders campaign mean? Will aggressive US foreign policy continue? What are the deeper issues facing workers? Can the frustration and hopelessness of many be harnessed into real change?

Shifts A & C: Dates: Mondays –November 14 and 21

Can Economics Work for Workers? How the Game is Rigged and How Can we Fix it.

Workers increasingly sense the economy is run by the 1%. Many feel frustrated with government budgets and an economy that rewards the wealthy. Are there practical solutions to improve the economy for the working class? CLC economist Angella MacEwan thinks there is!

Shifts B & C: Dates: Mondays – November 28 and December 5

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UNIFOR-McMaster University Labour Studies Certificate – FALL 2016 Courses

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The following 2 Courses: at Unifor Local 707, 475 North Service Rd. E. Oakville

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Labour and Mass Media

Get a deeper understanding of how the media industry (TV, film, radio, news, advertising) shapes and impacts public perception. To what extent does news, film, and TV entertainment promote views that benefit the 1% while harming working people?

Course No. 837 - 4 Units

Shifts A and C: Dates: Tuesdays - October 18, 25 and November 15, 22

Photo Essay Project: Social Justice through Photographs

Workers stories and struggles are often ignored, or poorly represented in mass media. This hands-on course provides you with the tools to tell a story in images from your own perspective through the use of photos and text to create a digital photo essay.

Course 838A – 4 Units

Shifts B & C: Dates: Tuesdays October 4, 11, and November 1, 8

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PEL - Training Course Application Kit: July - December 2016

Billy O'Neill

Title: EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON
Name:  BILLY O’NEILL
Cell: 905.920.2682
Email:billyoneill74@gmail.com

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Brain Walsh

Title: EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Name:  BRIAN WALSH
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