Local 1703 BCGEU Members at Vancity - Visa Service Centre & Member Service Centre (Vancouver) - BCGEU

Steward Nominations

Nominations are now open for 1 steward position at Visa Service Centre and 1 steward position at Member Service Centre at your worksite and will close on Thursday, December 6th, 2018.

Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. 

Some of the roles of a steward are:

  • Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. 
  • Supporting co-workers in meetings with management.
  • Listening to co-workers about their issues.
  • Acting as a liaison between the worksite, the union local and the BCGEU's area offices.
  • Communicating about broader local issues and training opportunities within the union.
  • Making sure all co-workers are in the loop by updating the union bulletin board.
  • Referring members to committees on specific issues, such as the Joint Labour Management and Occupational Health and Safety Committees.

Feel free to visit the union's website for more information (www.bcgeu.ca/stewards

Nomination forms must be returned to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office via regular mail, fax, email, or in person by 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 6th, 2018:

  • BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4
  • Fax: 604-215-1410 | Email: area03@bcgeu.ca 

In Solidarity,

Megan McKinney, Staff Representative

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