Details for ILWU Canada's 2017 Young Workers Conference have been announced.
Occurring every other other year, the ILWU Canada Young Workers Conference is a learning and development opportunity aimed at the younger members of our union. The Conference is held over three days and will include such topics as Social Media, Political Action and History, and feature local and international guest speakers.
Members aged 35 and under are welcome to apply; preference will be given to first-time applicants.
Sean Baxter, Andy Sekhon and Sarah Pilgrim attended the previous conference in 2015, the theme of which was "SOLIDARITY: What Does it Mean?" Speak to one of them for more info if you're interested.
Date: Wednesday, September 27th to Friday, September 29th 2017
Location: Maritime Labour Centre, Vancouver
DEADLINE to apply is May 15, 2017. Submit your Registration Form to Sarah Pilgrim if you'd like to apply to attend on behalf of Local 517.