Local 703 Enhanced Steward Training Day
2920 Virtual Way 130 Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3 Canada
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To: All BCGEU Local 703 Stewards
Re: Enhanced Steward Training Day
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 (9:00am – 4:30pm)
Location: Lower Mainland Area Office – Squamish Meeting Room
#130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
The Union will be hosting an Enhanced Steward Training Day for all BCGEU Local 703 Stewards on Tuesday November 27, 2016, at the Lower Mainland Area Office.
We will be using this day to inform, discuss and connect. The enhanced stewards course is an annual refresher course. All Stewards are encouraged to attend this one day training to update the skills that you have learned in previous courses.
The topics covered in this course will include:
Effective step 1 meetings
Investigation of the facts of a grievance
Filling out grievance forms and providing supporting documentation
Forwarding grievances to the Union – best practices
The role of the steward and the staff representative
The role of the steward
Duty of fair representation
Attending local meetings and provide a worksite report
Building a stronger worksite steward
Best practices for:
representing a member in a discipline meeting
representing a member in an investigation meeting
Please RSVP (including employer-paid hours needed for Leave of Absence and/or travel requirements) by no later than November 19, 2018 by clicking on the link below:
Registration is limited, so please RSVP soon!
Lunch will be provided so also please advise if you have any dietary restrictions.
Parking information is available upon request.
We look forward to seeing you!