Education is key to supporting a healthy membership. Ensuring SUN member have access to a variety of educational opportunities is vital to building a strong and healthy union.
Current Opportunities - Apply Today!
SUN is currently accepting applications for funding to the following external educationals:
- SFL/CLC Spring School, Moose Jaw, April 20-24
- Prairie School for Union Women, Waskesiu, June 7-11
- SFL OH&S Conference, Regina, September 16-18 (information pending)
Funding Available - How to Apply
Funding is available for members to attend the following events:
- SFL/CLC Spring School - 6 members
- Prairie School for Union Women - 6 members
- SFL OH&S Conference - 24 members
Selection of funded members to external events will be done by random selection. Preference will be given to those members who have not been provincially funded to attend an external educational in the past two years.
If you are interested in applying for provincial funding to attend one of the events listed below, the deadline is 1200 hours on February 20, 2020. The application forms for funding are available on-line:
- SFL/CLC Spring School - apply @ events.eply.com/2020SFLCLC
- Prairie School for Union Women - apply @ events.eply.com/2020PSUW
The SFL OH&S Conference is scheduled for September 16-18 and therefore, application for funding to attend that conference will not be available until June. Information will be sent out to members at that time advising of the deadline date for funding application.
Members Who Are Randomly Selected for Provincial Funding
Members that are selected for provincial funding will be contacted by email by the SUN office by february 21st. Please watch for this email as you will be required to RSVP by February 26th that you intend to accept the funding.
The SUN office will register and pay the early-bird registration fee for members who are selected and accept the funding. If further information is required to complete the registration form, you will be contacted by SUN.
Membership Policy 026-M-2007 outlines funding provided to external educational events and in some cases, provisions vary from event to event. The general funding provisions per event are outlined as below:
If you have questions regarding funding provisions or selection process, please contact Denise Dick, First Vice-President at email@example.com or 306-525-1666.
Available Scholarships for External Labour Education
Annually SUN budgets to provide two $500 scholarships for External Labour Education.
When you receive email notification that you were not randomly selected for provincial funding, you can apply at that time for one of the scholarships.
If you are selected to receive one of the scholarships, you will need to provide proof of registration in order to be awarded a scholarship.
In order to apply for a scholarship, please email your application to Denise Dick at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31st.