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Mar
12
Occupational Health & Safety Part 1
Details:

This introductory or ‘fundamentals’ Occupational Health and Safety course will introduce new committee members to the basic principles of workplace health and safety. This course also serves as a great ‘Back to Basics’ course for those OH&S Committee members who desire refresher training. To learn more and to register click here.

Date:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time:
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
May
01
Joint Diversity Scholarship
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Founded on the belief that we are stronger together, this scholarship supports respectful and positive work environments by promoting diversity awareness. Successful applicants demonstrate their commitment to developing strong, healthy and mutually beneficial relationships with the diverse communities we serve. It is open to UFCW 1518 members with at least one year of service with Overwaitea Food Group, and their dependents, who are pursuing a post-secondary program.

Up to 10 scholarships worth $1000 each are awarded annually. Applications due May 1. Find more information on the Team Member Information Site.

Date:
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Canada
Jul
31
David Podworny Memorial Scholarship
Details:

David Podworny (“Pod”, 1962–2014 ) was a journeyman in the broadband cable telecommunications industry in Vancouver, BC.  He began his work in the industry in 1984, and it became his lifelong career.  He was actively involved in his workplace, serving on the bargaining committee, as Shop Steward, Councillor and as a Vice-President of TWU Local 60 (now TWU-USW National Local 1944, Unit 60).  “Pod” exemplified giving back through his service and active democratic participation.  He loved the industry and the people who worked in it. The David Podworny Memorial Scholarship in Telecommunications and Labour Studies honours his legacy.

For more information click here.

Date:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Canada
Aug
01
McGann Bursary
Details:

The Columbia Foundation, the Canadian Union of Public Employees British Columbia (CUPE BC), the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM), The NOW Group, and the McGann family have established the Dennis McGann Bursary. This one-time bursary program is designed for those studying or planning to study Communications who demonstrate a commitment to the issues and actions affecting working people. One $1000 bursary will be awarded to a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant who is enrolling or enrolled in full or part time Communications studies at an accredited public post-secondary institution in Canada. Financial need must be demonstrated. This bursary also considers community service. Click here for more information.

Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Canada
Sep
15
Affiliation Scholarship
Details:

The UFCW 1518 Affiliation Scholarship #547 awards 20 scholarships of $1,000 each to students beginning or continuing studies in a full academic program at the University of BC, University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, BC Institute of Technology, or at a college in British Columbia. The scholarship is awarded to students entering from Grade 12 and students continuing with their post-secondary education. The awards are normally made to the applicants with the highest academic standing.

For more information and to apply online between August 15-September 15, click here.

Date:
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time:
All day
Location:
Canada