Steward Nomination (1 position) for 1204 Members at MSDSI (15355 102A Avenue, Surrey)

May 30, 2017

To:    All 1204 BCGEU Members at Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
15355 102A Avenue, Surrey
Re:                   Steward Nomination (1 position)


Nominations are now open for 1 position for a steward at your worksite, and will close June 30, 2017.

The steward is the face of the union at your worksite.

Some of the roles of the steward are:

  • To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights.
  • Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices.
  • Sign up new members to the union at the worksite.
  • Help you interpret and understand their collective agreement rights.
  • Communicate about local and union issues and educational opportunities.
  • Ensures the union bulletin board is current.
  • Refers members to committees on specific issues, such as the Labour Management and Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Advises or refers you to the appropriate people who can deal with WCB appeals, STIIP/LTD issues, unemployment insurance issues and classification appeals.

Training will be provided by the Union.

A nomination form is attached. Once completed, please return to the BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office no later than 5:00 pm, June 30, 2017 to the attention of Raj Shergill, Staff Representative, by faxing to 604‑882-5032. Alternatively, the nomination form can also be returned by email to: .

Should there be more nominations than positions available; the Union will facilitate an election.


In solidarity


Raj Shergill
Staff Representative



Download PDF of notice here 

Download PDF of nomination form here 



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