Annual Steward's Seminar

2017 Steward's Seminar

When:
April 11, 2017

Where:
Tekoa Country Club

Each year, our stewards gather for our Local 1459 "Steward's Seminar" to learn skills and ideas that will help them become effective stewards. It's an all-day event chock full of speakers and educational sessions designed to give stewards an opportunity to:

Every steward gets a prize!
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  • Get a better understanding of contract langauge and the rights it provides
  • Learn strategies for effective contract enforcement and for dealing with coworkers who are having problems
  • Hear from local politicians and community leaders
  • Listen to representatives from the UFCW International talk about issues facing workers at the national level
Stewards building skills, learning the trade.
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  • Talk with our union representatives about workplace issues and get feedback on problems
  • Get advice from other stewards and union leadership
  • Receive recognition for their outstanding efforts and contributions to Local 1459 members

All UFCW Local 1459 steward's are eligible to attend. Many stewards are eligible to receive a paid day off from work to attend the seminar. Please check with your union representative to determine if your contract contains this provision.