(Option 1) Oct 6-8 (Option 2) Oct 20-22 - Activist, advocate, leader or listener: a shop steward can wear many hats. This 3-day course provides members interested in empowering themselves with an opportunity to better defend their own rights as well as their co-workers. Participants will learn about the different roles a steward plays, the history of our union, how to support the efforts of workfloor activists, the grievance procedure, and how to handle meetings with management.
Basic Shop Steward course application form (link here)
(Option 1) Oct 26-30 (Option 2) Nov 2-6 - The 5-day advanced shop steward course is an opportunity for committed local activists, who are already active shop stewards, to further refine their knowledge and skills. The basic course gave you the tools, the advanced course challenges you to take more of a leading role in our local as someone capable of mentoring and assisting other activists and stewards in their own development. If you have a serious interest in growing as a leader and powerful advocate for your co-workers, this course is the perfect next step.
Advanced Shop Steward course application form (link here)