What is a steward?
The steward is the go-to union representative on the job site. He or she has a number of responsibilities. Typically each workplace has one steward and one alternative steward designated by our bylaws. The Union steward helps with on-site contract enforcement,assists in grievance procedures, and is the lynchpin position in keeping members informed and motivated about Teamsters local 2785. If you want to take a leadership role in how your Union helps workers at your workplace, get involved and become a Union Steward
How do I become a Steward?
When a Steward position becomes available, we will post a signup sheet at the workplace. If two or more members apply to become a steward, an election is held using secret ballot. The Union Steward is elected by the members co-workers.