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Ministry of Children and Family Development 22323 119th Avenue, Maple Ridge - Steward Nomination (2 positions)


Nominations are now open for 2 positions for a steward at your worksite, and will close 5:00pm, January 12, 2017.

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 the 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, January 12, 2017 to the attention of Richard Tones, 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

Richard Tones 2

Richard Tones

Staff Representative

Download PDF of notice here.

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