Education Week Celebrations 2018!

The Political Action & Education Department would like to offer our members who work tirelessly in the Education sector an opportunity to celebrate Education Week as a workplace group.

We offer your unit/school SEIU-West leaders/contacts the following reimbursement so that either snacks/cake can be purchased or a contest (with prizes) can be undertaken.

The rules are:

1st submit a request to by Friday, October 26, 2018 with the following information:

  • SEIU-West affiliated workplace name
  • Number of SEIU-West members working in your workplace
  • How you plan to celebrate Education week

We will review your request and agree to reimburse you for your purchase of goodies, draw prize or gift card based on this pre-determined scale that is reflective of the size of the unit:

  • Up to $20 for those units with up to 20 members
  • Up to $40 for those units with over 20 members

To receive the reimbursement, we must receive a member expense form (indicating Celebration of Education week) with original receipts by November 9, 2018.  Please forward all member expense forms and original receipts to PA & E Department to the attention of Shawna Colpitts (

Please note that we will cover the cost of cake, snacks or prizes only as our campaign fund is limited… so union leave will not be provided.

Please forward any pictures of your group enjoying the goodies or the draw winner(s) receiving the prize or gift card to during Education week so we can share the on our social media pages.

Please let us know whether your unit responds favourably or not…and share details with the appropriate Internal Organizer/Union Rep so that they know when the events will be occurring in your workplace.

Thanks for all that you do!

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