District Council 77 – Stewards Class

On April 6, 2018, District Council 77/Local Union 226 hosted a stewards training class at the Chattanooga, Tennessee offices. DC 77 Director of Servicing Ed Sturcken taught a small group of members the fundamentals of being a steward. “Steward training educates and empowers our members in their responsibilities to themselves, our union, and the contractors they work for,” explained Sturcken. “Members should understand the importance of attending union meetings, keeping the rep informed, working with management to correct problems, showing the contractor how the collective bargaining agreements benefit all that are involved, making quality craftsmanship a priority, and problem solving.”

DC 77’s participants were eager to learn about the duties and responsibilities of Stewards