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Worksite 97 Education Fund

Members: Executive members of Worksite 97.

The Executive Committee whose decisions are final will award the funds. Funds will be provided in a timely manner upon approval. The Education Committee and Treasurer will decide how many Applicants per year will be remunerated for costs incurred to attend education sessions. Individuals approved by the Education Committee will receive a maximum of $250 per dues paying member per calendar year (Jan1-Dec 31) as the budget allows.

The Executive members of Worksite 97 will review the education applicants as received at monthly meetings with the exception of July and August.

Eligibility and Criteria for accessing funds:
  • Course must be Nursing or Union Related in order to be eligible for reimbursement
  • Casual employees are not eligible for this fund A membership list will be used to verify the employment status of the nurse(s) when reviewing application forms
  • Applications are accepted after attendance only. Certificate of attendance or grade upon completion to be submitted along with the application.
  • Applications must be submitted within 30 days of completion of the course or education session
  • All receipts must be provided
  • Incomplete or illegible forms will not be considered and will be returned if possible
  • Expenses listed without receipts will not be reimbursed
  • This fund is completely separate and apart from any R&R Funds, Continuing Education and the $200.00 available through the Collective Agreement. Therefore, your entitlement to the above should not be decreased if you have not used them up. You are not obligated to disclose what you have/have not used in your Education Fund from Worksite 97 to the employer.

Note: It is strongly encouraged to apply for all education funding provided through the employer and the collective agreement prior to applying for the Worksite 97 education fund to help protect the life of the fund.

Download the Application Form (DOC)

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