Become a Steward Apprentice: June 2019 Trainings Announced

Strong Stewards, Strong workplaces

Our voices will not be heard unless we make them listen. Become a Union Steward and be the Union in your Workplace. This Spring and Summer, we are offering a new Steward Apprenticeship Program. This training is designed for members who want to get more involved and is a pre-requisite for all members wanting to enter our Steward Apprentice Program. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of the history and structure of AFSCME, the current status of contract negotiations, information on how to solve problems, fight on issues and every member's rights and responsibilities. Stewards who complete the Apprenticeship will be invited to our Steward Convocation in mid-September.

If you are interested in getting involved, fill out our AFSCME Registration Form and send them to: Greta Jackson at [email protected] or fax them to: 410-837-5436. Download Registration Form here. 

We are looking for members who are willing to:

  1. Communicate to your workplace about union events, wins, campaigns, etc. 

  2. Bring your coworkers to union events / actions

  3. Attends Council and Local Events / Meetings

  4. Sign up your coworkers to be union members

  5. Represent your coworkers if they are pulled into disciplinary meetings with management

  6. File and represent people at grievances

If you're ready to be part of the change sign up to attend one of our upcoming trainings listed below by downloading this registration form and send them to: Greta Jackson at [email protected] or fax them to: 410-837-5436. Know someone who might be interested or is outspoken on the job? Send them this form to get started!

Upcoming Steward Apprenticeship Training: 

  • Saturday, June 22, 10am-3pm, Frostburg
  • Saturday, June 8, 10am-3pm, Upper Marlboro
  • Tuesday, June 11, 10am-3pm, Baltimore  
  • Thursday, June 13, 4:30p-8:30pm, Baltimore  
  • Saturday, June 29, 10am-3pm, Baltimore
  • Saturday, June 29, 10am-3pm, Salisbury