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Our programs are broken into two distinctive categories: Hard Skills, and Soft Skills. The purpose of this training is to improve the employability of workers in Ontario, and to open up the vast opportunities to those workers who take a proactive approach to career management.

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Why Join Our Union

The word “UNION” means good wages, good benefits, a pension plan, safe working conditions, being treated with respect and dignity on the job and at Local 837 we are proud of the services that Your Union provides for YOU, and that we are a strong and respected voice in the City of Hamilton and together we look to the past with pride and to the future with optimism, as we continue to build our future.

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Membership Benefits

LiUNA Local 837’s Board of Trustee supplies one of the best Benefit Packages to its active and retiree members and dependents. The current benefit package provides benefits such as, Life Insurance, Weekly Disability, a drug card for prescriptions, Dental, Vision Care, Hearing Aids, Foot Care, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy, Legal Coverage, and one of the first Scholarship Plans.

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Scholarship Awards

Every June a letter is sent out to the members of Local 837 informing them that this year’s awards will be given to a group of deserving students who not only achieve academic excellence but who also excel in extra-curricular activities. These recipients must be registered to attend a post secondary education. Those attending College receive a scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00 and those attending University receive $3,000.00 if chosen. The awards are presented at a Gala Dinner hosted by Local 837 in honor of these winning recipients.