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Area 04 STEP UP!

July 16, 2024 at 9:00am - July 16, 2024 at 5:00pm
BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office
8555 198a St Langley, BC V2Y 0A1 Canada
Andrea Cottingham ·

Whether you're a brand new BCGEU member or you've been a member for a while, this STEP UP! workshop will introduce you to our union and help you develop your skills and knowledge around your rights as a worker and the role the union plays in supporting workers, their families, and our communities. Through stories of courage and strength, you will gain the clarity and support you need along with some useful union tools and strategies to get started with the BCGEU. You will leave feeling more informed, confident, and ready to connect with your co-workers.

After finishing the STEP UP! workshop, you will …

• Know the story of the BCGEU and why unions matter

• Be able to build your sense of identity and solidarity as a worker and a member of the BCGEU

• Learn how to support and champion the union at work

• Understand how power works in the workplace and society

• Know how to use available union tools to build worker power

• Discover opportunities to get more involved in the BCGEU

A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this course. Please provide how many hours you work per shift on the registration form. Lunch will be provided, please advise of dietary restrictions and/or allergies. Please note the number of participants is limited.  

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