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Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training – Private Institutions Branch - Nominations now open for two Shop Stewards - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Friday, June 12, 2020.

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 at The Union provides training for stewards to learn their new role.

Please fill out the attached nomination form and return it to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office via fax or email, or by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2020:

In solidarity,

Paula Dribnenki
Staff Representative

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Download nomination form here