Member and Steward Education and Scholarships

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2016 OH&S Steward Training

Occupational health and safety is important to HSA members. Safety stewards and representatives on joint OH&S committees play a vital role in promoting a safe work environment and preventing injuries.
HSA is offering the following OH&S workshops in the New Westminster office. These workshops are participatory and discussion-oriented, providing an opportunity to examine examples from your own workplace.

Social Justice Day - one day workshop, Friday February 19

Educational Objective:

To explore the issue of social justice and some of the efforts HSA and its partners are undertaking to bring about just conditions both locally and globally.

Target Audience:

All members interested in social justice.

Workshop Goals:

2016 Basic Steward Training

Stewards play a vital role in the union. Particularly important is the steward's role in contract interpretation, organizing and the grievance procedure. In recognition of the need for educating new stewards in these areas, HSA is offering four 3-day Basic Steward Training workshops at the HSA office as follows:

January 11–13, 2016
January 25-27, 2016
February 22–24, 2016
April 11-13, 2016

Location: HSA Office, 180 East Columbia Street, New Westminster

A focus on stewards



For most members, their first contact with our union is through a steward.

HSA supporting members to attend Women's Campaign School

Are you a woman considering running for elected office, or working in a key position in a future election campaign?  If so, then the Canadian Women Voters Congress Women’s Campaign School is for you.

Dates:      June 12 to June 14, 2015
Location:  Victoria, BC