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.
Prairie School for Union Women
June 10-14, 2018
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.
Whether you are a woman who is a long time activist or just starting to get involved in your union, this school is open to you. Enrolment for the 2018 School is limited to 150. Participants will be registered on a first-come first-served basis.
SFL Summer Camp
August 25-31, 2018
Camp Easter Seal – Manitou Lake
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 and sons of union members are eligible to attend.
GSU will sponsor three GSU campers in 2018. On July 1 a draw will be made from all eligible GSU campers who are registered for camp and up to three campers will be reimbursed for their camp fees. To be eligible for the draw campers must be the daughter or son of a GSU member.
For information on the SFL summer camp, click here.