“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

– Nelson Madela –

Attendance at courses will be approved for those actively participating on appropriate committees and actively participating in related union positions i.e. Local 5167 Health and Safety, Union Stewards, WSIB, Human Rights, Grievance Committee Member, etc.

All approvals will be subject to CUPE Local 5167 Education Committee, Education Policy, budgetary requirements and availability.


Education Request Form revised may 2017

Mohwak/McMaster Labour Studies Program

Please submit your request as soon as possible by email to or fax to 905-522-4011.

Please contact Ann Jenkins, 3rd Vice President with any education inquiries.


Upcoming Education:

Steward Learning Series-posted August 31 2018

McMaster Labour Studies Brochure Fall 2017


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TechTalkAmerica – Specializes in Apple/Mac products, and also shares things like product reviews as well as classes on other web based technologies. Available free tutorials.


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