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For many members, the Steward is the face of the union. Shop stewards are an important part of how any union functions.

Stewards are:

  • links between members and their elected local officials
  • local builders who unite members, organize locals, and get members involved
  • communicators who deal with management on workers’ inssues

Being a steward requires:

  • finesse and diplomacy
  • understanding basic legal processes and strategies
  • professionalism
  • the ability to read between the lines
  • honesty
April 11, 2014 - 3:48pm •
Policy grievances to be filed, legal counsel being consulted.
April 4, 2014 - 9:43am •
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April 3, 2014 - 2:47pm •
Members working as compensation and benefits advisors at what was formerly the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) have recently won a policy grievance regarding Workforce Adjustment (WFA).
November 2, 2011 - 12:40pm •
29 Stewards participated in the N. B. Stewards retreat from October 13 to 16, 2011in Moncton.  While participating in the 3 days retreat, the stewards also had the opportunity to participate in the “occupy Moncton” activities and the Stand up take action against poverty challenge.
November 2, 2011 - 10:54am •
Through this three day workshop, shop stewards who are committed to membership representation will become familiar with social and political issues which impact the workplace.  Consult your Regional Office Education Schedule for details.
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