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Duties of the Women's Committee

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AUPE’s Constitution sets out the duties of the Women’s Committee as follows:

The Women’s Committee shall:

  1. educate and promote awareness to the members and the public on equality, discrimination, current and related issues especially as they relate to women;
  2. encourage and support involvement of Women in Union activities, events and educational;
  3. promote involvement and support by AUPE members-at-large and communities of women’s issues;
  4. co-operate with, liaise with, and lobby other organizations and various levels of government addressing women’s issues;
  5. prepare and present policies, briefs and information on issues of concern;
  6. initiate action and participate in meetings, conferences, conventions and educational courses on issues of concern to women and co-ordinate these with other committees and organizations; and
  7. establish a resource base on women’s issues including but not limited to, discrimination and equality.

Prairie School for Union Women

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Prairie School for Union Women is back, and this year it's going to digital! Fill out your application form today for a chance to take part in four days of intensive, interactive online learning with other union women. The deadline to apply is May 15, and courses will run from June 22-25.

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DOVE Award

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Nominate a union sister today for the Women’s Committee annual Day of Validation and Equity (DOVE) Award!

Download the nomination form here.