The Ethel Lau Scholarship was established in 2001 and is issued on behalf of the Burnaby Civic Employees’ Union. It honours the memory of Ethel Lau, a past union activist and recognizes her service of over 20 years.The Fund has been established for the exclusive purpose of awarding non-repayable educational scholarships to qualified recipients who are continuing their education. There are seven (7) one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) scholarships awarded annually at the discretion of the Executive Board of CUPE Local 23.
This award is for members or their children for post-secondary, undergraduate studies.
The deadline for the Ethel Lau Scholarship has been extended to June 30, 2016.
– For further details regarding the Ethel Lau Scholarship please follow this link.
– To apply for the scholarship click here then print and submit a copy to the Union office via email, internal mail, or in person during business hours.
Please contact the Union office should you have any further questions.
Any one who is interested in learning about equity and human rights issues and those interested in participating in the Equity and Human Rights Committee are invited to attend this pizza forum!
When: Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Where: The Union Hall 114-4940 Canada Way
Please go to our Education page to see the details and get an application form. An excellent selection of workshops with a diverse range of topics are being offered and we are looking forward to another great school this year. Completed application forms must be received at the Union Office no later than Monday,September 14, 2015.
Attend the BCFED Young Workers School at Camp Jubilee
Join young workers from around the province for a weekend of learning, connecting and fun.
Each year the BC Federation of Labour hosts a young workers school at Camp Jubilee. The school is set in a retreat-like environment. Participants will attend courses to help them build skills related to the labour movement and political action. There will be outdoor activities and a chance to meet other young workers from around the province.
This year’s school will be held on
June 19-21, 2015
Interested members can contact CUPE Local 23 office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 604-298-0200 by May 29, 2015
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June 18-20, 2015
Locations throughout Cumberland, BC
For 30 years the Cumberland Museum has co-hosted an annual commemoration of fallen workers, highlighting labour history and contemporary labour issues. The three day event welcomes hundreds of attendees from across Western Canada and as far away as the UK including workers and their families, activists, artists, writers, academics, community leaders, musicians and many others.
All are welcome to join us for this important weekend of solidarity, celebration, and remembrance.
More information: http://www.cumberlandmuseum.ca/events/miners-memorial-weekend/
The Education Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted from members interested in attending CUPE’s Spring 2015 Weeklong School in Kamloops. An excellent selection of workshops with a diverse range of topics are being offered and we are looking forward to another great school at Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre.
Completed application forms must be received at the Union Office no later than Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Find all the details here.