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Area 11 - Step Up Training

November 20, 2019 at 9am - November 20, 2019 at 5pm
Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU
500 Quebec St Prince George, BC V2L Canada




The "STEP UP Training" course will be held at the:


LOCATION: Diane L. Wood Union Centre


Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU


500 Quebec Street, Prince George


DATE: Wednesday, November 20, 2019


TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


STEP UP: An intro to the BCGEU for newly elected and returning stewards


 STEP UP, our new 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 and returning stewards 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.


Expenses & Leave of Absences


The BCGEU will reimburse your Employer for any time you are away from work to attend this course. The normal union expense policy will apply (including mileage, parking, hotel accommodation and meal allowances).


REMEMBER: Please request your UNION PAID leave of absence immediately with your employer as EMPLOYERS MAY REQUIRE TWO (2) WEEKS NOTICE FOR YOUR LEAVE!


Seating is limited so please register early, and no later than: Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Will you come?