Do you want a better understanding of the forces that shape workers’ lives? Do you want to be part of an activist network, and build up your research and strategic planning skills? Are you an activist with a demonstrated commitment to playing a leadership role in your union and building the labour movement for the future?
Workers from unions across the country are eligible to attend this post-secondary program. It is offered in English. Francophones from Quebec may attend Le Collège FTQ-Fonds.
The program aims to:
The program is divided into three sessions that can be taken in any order, in multiple locations. Each session includes an on-line and in-person component. All sessions will require preparation and reading, and some work following each session related to an independent project (LCC Project).
To complete the program, students must successfully complete the online orientation, the online and in-class courses for all three sessions, and the independent work between sessions, associated with the LCC Project.
ONLINE: May/June 2019
IN-CLASS: July 7-12, 2019 (ON)
ONLINE: December 2019 / January 2020
IN-CLASS: February 2020 (BC)
ONLINE: May/June 2020
IN-CLASS: July 2020 (ON)
Independent work (for a total of 40 hours or more) will be required following each session. Some of this work will require online assignments or presentations.
A note about the IN-CLASS sessions
Areas of study include:
CUPW members who:
As outlined in section 11.04 of the constitution (Joe Davidson Education Fund), CUPW covers the costs of one participant and a second applicant will also be funded by CUPW.
Interested members should apply by submitting the 12-page application to the Labour College registrar.
For more information on the program, course dates and locations, go to this link: http://canadianlabour.ca/labour-education/labour-college-canada
For an online application form: