The Work and Labour Studies Program annually presents two awards that recognize the academic excellence of our students.
The Neil Reimer Award
The Neil Reimer Union Education and Development Fund established this award in 1984 to honour Neil Reimer, a long-time organizer and leading figure in the Communications, Energy, and Paperworkers' Union (CEP). The Centre for Research on Work and Society and the Work and Labour Studies Program jointly grant this award to the student majoring in Work and Labour Studies who has achieved the highest cumulative grade-point average at the end of their third year (85 credits). No application is necessary.
The Work and Labour Studies Student Achievement Award
This award is financed in part by CUPE Locals 3903 and 416, in honour of their past National President Judy Darcy. The Work and Labour Studies Program grants this award to the student who has achieved the highest cumulativegrade-point average at the end of their second year (at least 54 credits), The recipient must have maintained a course load of at least 24 credits in the fall/winter session of the their second year. No application is necessary.