1-Day Enhanced Stewards' Training Course For Local 2005

January 30, 2017

March 2, 2017 - followed by Convention Delegate Election Meeting


DATE:    THURSDAY, March 2, 2017
TIME:     9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – followed by a Local 2005 Meeting (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
PLACE:   BCGEU Area Office Training Centre, 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops

We are holding a 1-day Enhanced Stewards' Training course for the stewards in Component 20, Local 2005.  Lunch will be provided. Please note any dietary restrictions when registering.

Register for this course using the enclosed registration form and return it to Kamloops Area Office at:


BCGEU, 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops BC V2C 4N7
- fax at 1-800-946-0250 or 250-372-1782
- email to area05@bcgeu.ca by February 15, 2017.


A letter confirming your registration and your required LOA will be mailed or emailed to you shortly thereafter.

Expenses:  Expenses may be claimed in accordance with the BCGEU Financial Policies indicated on the Union's Expense Claim Form. If an advance is required, please contact the BCGEU Area Office as soon as possible. Out-of-town Stewards who choose to stay with family or friends may be eligible to claim the Private Dwelling Accommodation Allowance. Those who are eligible for hotel accommodation may have reservations made on their behalf with the cost direct-billed to the Union.

Leave From Work to Attend:  If time off work is necessary, the Union will provide you with a Union-paid Leave of Absence.

Be sure to obtain verbal approval to attend the course from your supervisor as soon as possible and provide the employer with the paperwork when you receive it.

The Union does not reimburse for lost overtime opportunities or pay additional wages if the Course is on a member's day(s) off. Auxiliary or on-call Stewards should let their scheduler know that, should work become available, the Steward should be notified so that the Union office can be contacted and a Union-paid Leave of Absence Form obtained. The Steward should incur no loss of earnings.

No Scents Policy:  It is the Union's policy to provide a "scent-free" environment at all of its functions, please refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes or scented products while attending this training. Thank you.


Download PDF of notice here

Download PDF of registration form here