Steward Series 1: Role of the Steward & Stewards as Problem Solvers – Metro

January 13, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

PSAC Vancouver Regional Office, 5238 Joyce Street

Facilitator: Nielene Chand

These two modules will help build skills for Stewards when representing members in the workplace:

Workshop (AM) Role of the Steward

  • Determine what the role of a shop steward is and is not.
  • List the legal protections and rights that shop stewards have.
  • Understand where shop stewards fit, structurally, in our union.
  • Identify in what ways a shop steward can help build a strong worksite.

Workshop (PM) Stewards as Problem Solvers

  • Explore conflict resolution tips that can be used in the workplace.
  • Practice holding meetings, interviewing complainants and documenting important facts.
  • Brainstorm ways to deal with workplace problems outside the grievance procedure.

Apply for this course below. Application deadline December 22, 2023

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