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All 802 BCGEU Members at VIHA - Adult MHSU Nominations for Shop Steward - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for (1) one shop steward at Adult Mental Health & Substance Abuse at 202-4152 Redford St, Port Alberni.

What do stewards do?

Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU information.

What skills do I need to be a steward?

Stewards are usually well-organized, good listeners, problem solvers and team players. They have good communication skills, and want to help others. Stewards are eligible for paid union leave from work to take steward training, and may take shorter courses in such topics as human rights, facing management, and communication.

If you are interested in becoming a steward, please have a co-worker fill out the attached nomination formto nominate you as a steward.

Nomination through email will also be accepted. The form must be faxed to 1-800-946-0247 or emailed the Nanaimo Area Office at [email protected] no later than 5 pm Thursday, May 26, 2022.

In solidarity

Sean Antrim
Staff Representative.

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