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Area 10 Step Up Training

September 13, 2021 at 9:30am - September 13, 2021 at 4:30pm
BCGEU Peace River Area Office OR Zoom
10147 100 Ave Fort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7 Canada
Kelsey Stevens ·

To: All Area 10 BCGEU Members

Re: STEP UP Education Session

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office or via Zoom.

STEP UP, our introductory one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or returning steward. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies for getting started in your role. Newly elected stewards will have priority registration. You will leave feeling more informed, confident and ready to support a member through a Step 1 grievance. This course is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.


In person seating is limited to 22 participants. There will also be zoom participation available. Please indicate in the Additional Information of the RSVP if you would be attending in person or via Zoom.

By order of the PHO, vaccination will be required to access indoor organized gatherings including conferences, meetings and workshops. Beginning September 13, 2021, you will be required to provide proof of at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to access any BCGEU in-person training sessions and you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination by October 24, 2021. Please have your proof of vaccination ready upon entry to our training session. You will need to provide this to your course facilitator or designate.

If the Provincial Health Orders regarding COVID changes, all registrations will revert to zoom participation.

Course Date: September 13, 2021

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: BCGEU Peace River Area Office

10147 – 100th Avenue

Fort St. John

Zoom details will be provided to those registered before the course.

RSVP by September 3, 2021 

**NOTE: Hotel accommodation is available for the night before ONLY to members attending in person from Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge & Fort Nelson**

Will you come?