Effective Grievances

October 17, 2024 at
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM PST
Maritime Labour Centre 111 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 4C4

IN PERSON at the Maritime Labour Centre
9.30am to 4.00pm

This course is designed for new union activists and stewards, or as a refresher for those with more experience. Learn the difference between a complaint and a grievance, when to start a grievance, how to support and advocate for your members in the grievances and best practices for a grievance. Participants will learn the fundamentals for successful grievance outcomes.

Facilitator: Jennifer Arnold
Jennifer Arnold has worked for the BC General Employees Union since 2012 where she assists workers in a variety of professions from across the province. She has a range of experiences from representing workers at arbitration, mediation, and at the labour board to assisting workers at their labour management tables and leading negotiations for collective bargaining. She is committed to the labour movement and advancing the interests of all workers. After finishing her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at the University of Victoria and her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Ottawa, Jennifer articles with a union side labour law firm in Ottawa before moving back to BC to join the staff at the BCGEU.