Steward Nominations (1 position) at Ministry of Environment 46360 Airport Road, Chilliwack

May 2, 2017

Nominations are now open for one steward position at your worksite, and will close June 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

A steward is the face of the Union at your worksite, some roles of a steward include:

  • Enforcing the collective agreement and protecting your rights.
  • Acting as a liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices.
  • Signing up new members to the Union at the worksite.
  • Helping members interpret and understand their collective agreement rights. 
  • Communicating about local and union issues, and educational opportunities.
  • Ensuring the Union bulletin board is current.
  • Referring members to committees on specific issues, such as the Labour Management and Occupational Health and Safety Committee.
  • Advising or referring members 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 Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. via fax to 604-882-5032 or by email to:

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

In solidarity

Richard Tones
Staff Representative

Download PDF of notice here.

Download PDF of nomination form here.