Contact your GSU staff rep if you are interested in attending or learning more about an event.
GSU members who sign up and are approved to participate in GSU-sanctioned events will have their time off work, wages, and expenses covered in accordance with GSU’s expense policies (child care included). GSU staff will also assist you with arranging the time off with your employer.
SFL Young Workers’ Conference & Youth Action Summit
April 28 & 29, 2017 ~ Ramada Hotel, Regina, SK
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) Young Workers’ Conference is an opportunity for young trade unionists from across the province to come together to learn about issues affecting workers, develop new skills, and strategize about how to make our unions and labour movement even stronger.
Learn more about the conference and summit here.
Prairie School for Union Women
June 11 – 15, 2017
Waskesiu Lake, SK
The Prairie School for Union Women offers trade union women an intensive four days of learning and sharing in a supportive environment. The goals of the school are to develop women’s personal and leadership skills and to build solidarity among women workers. The school provides on-site child care and is committed to child-friendly attitudes.
Learn more about the school and registration here.
SFL Summer Camp
August 27 – September 1, 2017 | Camp Easter Seal
Manitou Lake, SK
This six-day camp focuses on issues relevant to young people. The SFL Summer Camp addresses challenges facing youth, including social justice and equality issues. It combines learning with cooperative recreation activities and lots of guaranteed fun.
Young people between the ages of 13-16 who are daughters or sons of union members are eligible to attend.
Cost for GSU campers is $500 per camper ($600 for non-SFL affiliates).
More information and the camp registration form are available here.