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Westminster House - Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To: All BCGEU Members working at Westminster House located at 11675 Bird Road in Richmond
Re: Steward Nominations 

Nominations are now open for one (1) steward position at Westminster House, in Local 803, and will close on Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 4:00 pm.
Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.
Some of the roles of a Shop Steward are:

Some of the roles of a Shop 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 have access to news about the Union and their workplace 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.

Kindly visit the Union's website for more information at The Union provides training for stewards to learn the responsibilities of their new role.
Please fill out the attached nomination form and return it to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office via regular mail, fax or email by 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 17, 2023.

  • BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4
  • Fax: 604-215-1410
  • Email: [email protected]

In solidarity
Shirley Shiagetz
Staff Representative

Download PDF of notice here
Download nomination form here