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Local 304 Semiahmoo House Society Steward Nomination (4 positions)

To:      All 304 BCGEU Members at Semiahmoo House Society
           15306 24 Avenue, Surrey
Re:      Steward Nomination (4 positions)


Nominations are now open for four positions for a steward at your worksite, and will close October 20, 2016.

The steward is the face of the union at your worksite.

Some of the roles of the steward are:

  • To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights
  • Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices
  • Sign up new members to the union at the worksite
  • Help you interpret and understand their collective agreement rights
  • Communicate about local and union issues and educational opportunities
  • Ensures the union bulletin board is current
  • Refers members to committees on specific issues, such as labour management and occupational health and safety
  • Advises or refers you to the appropriate people who can deal with WCB appeals, STIIP/LTD issues, unemployment insurance issues and classification appeals

Training will be provided by the union.

A nomination form is attached. Once completed, please return to the BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office no later than 5:00 pm, October 20, 2016 to the attention of Sarah Georgetti, Staff Representative, by faxing to 604.882.5032. Alternatively, the nomination form can also be returned by email to: [email protected]  

Should there be more nominations than positions available; the union will facilitate an election.


In solidarity

Sarah Georgetti
Staff Representative

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Download PDF of nomination form here