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Local 703 Enhanced Steward Training Day

November 27, 2018 at 9:00am - November 27, 2018 at 4:30pm
BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office
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:

Grievance 101

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


Union orientation

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

Steward resources

Joint training

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!

In solidarity,


Oliver Rohlfs
Staff Representative


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