The Canadian Labour Congress has launched a renewed and redesigned Labour Leadership Certificate Program. Workers from CLC-affiliated unions across the country are eligible to attend this post-secondary program, which is offered in English. (Quebec members attend le Collège FTQ-Fonds.)
As outlined in Section 11.04 of the constitution (Joe Davidson Education Fund), CUPW covers the costs of one participant.
Labour College offers an education program for active union members which aims to:
The new Labour College programis divided into three sessions that can be taken in any order. The first group of students will begin their program on January 8, 2018 with four weeks of online learning, followed by a week-long residential course in BC. Students then have two options for completing the program based on a 15 or 26-month completion plan.
This program requires a long-term commitment and dedicated time to study and participate in course work and discussions.
Areas of study include:
CUPW members who:
Members of equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.
Interested members should apply to Labour College by October 23 by submitting the 13-page application to the Labour College registrar.
For more information on the program, course dates and locations and to download the forms, go to this link: https://goo.gl/TQCcvq.