Education Committee Page

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The Education Committee meets to discuss issues, plan educational activities etc. They volunteer their time and report to the Executive Committee and the monthly membership meeting.


Paid Education Leave Programmes: June – September 2013

Register now for the Paid Education Leave Programmes offered to members from June – September 2013. Application forms are available from Education Committee or Unit/Plant Chair’s Office.

Courses include:  Human Right, Arbitration for Leadership, Our Members in the Middle: A course for Team Leaders, Lead Hands, and many more. View the complete list of courses.


History of the CAW Family Education Centre

In the 1950s, the former Region 7 of the Canadian UAW first explored the idea of an education facility for Canadian union members. The Centre would offer education programs, and hold Council and other leadership meetings. Since August was a slow period for classes and meetings, the plan was to reserve this time for vacationers.