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Political Action & Mobilization

5 Days

From our workplaces and communities, to the provinces and our country, every day decisions are being made by all levels of government that may have a positive, or negative, impact on our lives.  Issues such as pensions, climate change, Employment Insurance, health and safety, taxes, human rights, child care, trade and workplace rights, are but a few of the issues that decision makers deal with.

This course will touch on the issues that are timely and relevant.  This will be done through a series of guest speakers and discussion papers specifically designed to give us an understanding of how governments work and how we can use our influence as a movement and/or individually to affect positive change for all workers.  You will also learn campaign and lobby techniques that will assist you and your local to be influential when dealing with politicians.

Don’t see this course in your region?

For one-day and three-day courses, you can make a local union request by contacting the Education Department at or 416-718-8489. Please note that one-week courses only take place at our Unifor Education Centre in Port Elgin, ON.

For more courses in the Quebec region, please visit or contact the Education Department in Quebec at or 514-389-9223