Steward's Sourcebook

Build your case on good evidence

Your job as a steward is to find that evidence wherever your grievance investigation takes you.

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Defending grievances involving violence or threats

Protecting your members means ensuring they are not disciplined unfairly, but it might also mean finding a way to protect them from someone with anger issues.

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Lying

When you’re going into a grievance meeting where differing opinions of the facts of the case may be aired, it’s a good idea to avoid name-calling.

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Conducting an Investigation

Employing a few basic strategies can improve your investigations and thereby improve your chances of winning.

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Credibility is the key to success

Stewards with credibility are more likely to negotiate good outcomes for their grievants.
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