Stewards Manual

Your Role as a Steward: The Basics
Get the basics about what you need as a steward, what your protections and duties are, and how to welcome new workers to the job.

Talking to Your Co-Workers
The how-to of explaining SEIU and how we work as a union, explaining our dues system, and what a difference the union makes.

Problem-Solving 101
What you do when confronted with a problem. This section teaches how to identify problems, what you have a right to know as a steward, how to analyze the problem, and working with management to resolve issues quickly.

Your Role As Steward: In-Depth
So, you’ve got a dispute in your workplace that’s not going away easily. Stewards wear many hats, and have lots of tools at their disposal to resolve issues short of filing formal grievances.

Disputes and Grievances: Rights, Procedures, and Best Practices
For the occasions when meetings between management and a member can lead to discipline or a grievance, read the step-by-step of the members (and your) rights, and how to formally craft grievances to reach the right resolution for workers.

Glossary and Bilbliography
Read about SEIU’s terminology and supporting information to find out more.

The Stewards Manual: A Booklet
A handy guide for SEIU Stewards.

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