CUPE 8920 Education Form

Local 8920 Education Guidelines:


Along with the Bylaws section 17 Education, the following guidelines will be enforced in order to minimize costs and to best serve the needs of the membership.

Local 8920 members from Areas 1, 2, and 3 are eligible to attend CUPE workshops in the geographical areas of 1, 2 and 3, along with Halifax, Dartmouth.

Local 8920 members from Areas 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are eligible to attend CUPE workshops in the geographical areas of 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 along with Halifax, Dartmouth.

Education/Union Development Request form must be filled out completely, legibly, and scanned to email to the education coordinator. This is the only way to be registered to attend and have your expenses covered.

Acceptance will be based on past education and needs.

The Steward Learning Series counts as 1 of the 5 per year, however to attend you must need at least 2 of the 3 courses offered to attend.

Special consideration will be given to immediate educational needs to carry out your role in the local.  If there is a lot of interest in a course, a request will be made to repeat the course in a convenient location.