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Aged 35 or younger? Here’s a chance to get more involved with your union!

Aged 35 or younger? Here’s a chance to get more involved with your union!

Did you know that almost one third of HSA members are aged 35 or younger?

HSA is now accepting applications for the 2022 Young Workers’ Advisory Committee until Thursday, August 18.
 
Click here to apply!
 
The Young Workers’ Advisory Group (YWAG) is a group of five young workers (HSA members age 35 and under) who help the union to:

  • understand how HSA is relevant to young workers (those 35 and under) and how to encourage their participation in the union;
  • monitor and promote awareness of young worker issues within the union; and
  • encourage increased opportunities in the labour movement for young workers’ involvement and participation.

Joining YWAG is a great way to gain skills and knowledge that can help you become more active in your union. Past members of YWAG have gone on to become stewards at their local HSA chapter, serve on HSA’s Board of Directors, and implement campaigns for a more participatory union as a part of the HSA Core Member Engagement team.
 
HSA is working towards equity and encourages people who experience marginalization (including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, people of the global majority, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ2SIA+ people, immigrants and refugees, and members of diverse faiths) to apply to join the advisory committee.

Want to know more? See the Young Workers’ Advisory Groups Terms of Reference here.
 
Applications are due by Thursday, August 18 at 11:59 PM PST. Click here to apply!

You can also contact HSA Organizer Bobby Chavarie at bchavarie@hsabc.org with any questions about the Young Workers’ Advisory Group.

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