Apply for the 2014 Prairies Young Workers’ Conference

The PSAC Prairie Region presents the Young Workers’ Conference, September 23-24, 2014 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Do young workers need unions? Do unions need young workers? What are the issues facing young workers in my union? What does it mean to be a union activist anyway? How can I get more involved in my union?

PSAC Prairies invites young workers, ages 30 and under, to apply to attend the Young Workers’ Conference. This event will bring together 30-40 young workers from across the Prairies for two full days of learning, networking and planning.

Applications are encouraged from members who are new to their union, as well as from members who have participated in PSAC courses or are active in their locals.

This is a fully-funded conference, which means that the PSAC will cover the costs of transportation, accommodation (for participants from outside the Regina area), meals, loss of salary, family care reimbursement, etc., in accordance with PSAC’s Travel Policy and Family Care Allowance Policy.

All applications will be assessed on the following criteria to ensure the conference participant group is representative of the membership diversity of the Prairie Region:  geography, component and directly chartered local, equity-seeking group, and union/community activism.

All applicants will be advised of the outcome of the selection process by September 3, 2014. Additional information will be provided to conference participants at that time.

Please apply online by Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at midnight.

Attached below is a conference poster to distribute to young workers and post on union bulletin boards.