DATE CHANGE - Enhanced Steward Training – Local 405 & Local 805

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Kamloops Area Office, 158 Oriole Rd, Kamloops V2C 4N7 l View map

Phone: 250-372-8223 | Phone toll free:  1-800-667-0054


We have had to change the date for the Enhanced Steward training from September 24, to October 1, 2015.

We apologise for the inconvenience:  An updated registration form is attached.  

If you have already spoken with Amy Peterson at the Area Office and accepted the new course date of October 1, please do not register again.

If you have registered, but not yet spoken with Annette or Amy to change your form, please contact us at 250-372-8223 right away so we may keep you on the list.

If you have not yet registered, we encourage you to do so as soon as you can.

We look forward to seeing you in October.


We are holding a special 1-day Stewards' Training course for the stewards in Component 4, Local 405, and Component 8, Local 805.  Lunch will be provided.

You must 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 ASAP

A letter confirming your registration and providing further details of the Course and your required LOA will be mailed to you shortly thereafter.

Leave From Work to Attend:  If time off work is necessary, the Union will provide you with a Union-paid Leave of Absence Application Form based on the information you provide on the attached registration form.

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.

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 revised meeting notice PDF here.

Download revised registration form here.