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AFSCME Steward's Training
Event Type:
Training
Start:
October 25, 2014 @ 8:30 am
End:
October 25, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
Event Location:
UMASS Amherst Campus Center
1 Campus Center Way, Room 904-08
Amherst,
Massachusetts
01003


AFSCME Council 93 will be conducting an area-wide Steward Training developed by AFSCME International in the Western, MA region on October 25, 2014 at the UMASS Amherst Campus Center, Room 904-08 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The training will cover such topics as:
  •     Rights of Union Members and the Local Union Steward, such as "Weingarten Rights", Duty of Fair Representation, Information Requests, etc.
  •     Source of the "Union’s" Strength and Power
  •     What constitutes a Grievance? Past Practice?
  •     Grievance administration, writing, investigating and presentation
Coffee, pastries and lunch will be provided, and you will only need to bring a copy of your contract.

This training is open to all interested AFSCME members not just stewards. Space is limited so please email Martha Fila with your contact information at mfila@afscme93.org or call her at (413) 668-2204 as soon as possible to sign up.

Directions from the East:
Take Mass Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 8 (Route 32, Palmer). Right on Route 32 to U.S. 20. Right on 20 to Route
181. Right on 181 to U.S. 202 (Belchertown). U.S. 202 to Route 9. Eventually Rt 9 will take you to the center
of Amherst. (You will see Amherst College on your left and the Amherst Common on your right). Continue
on Rt 9 W through the center of town. At the bottom of the hill leading out of town, take a right onto
University Drive. Follow University Drive to the end (you will pass the football stadium of your left). Take
University drive to end and then turn right (after turning right, you'll have soccer fields on your left). Turn left
at first stoplight. After turning left, soccer fields will be on your left still. Go up to first light and turn right.
Go to top of hill and park in Campus Center parking garage

Directions from the West and South:
Get on I-91 North and get off at exit 19 (Route 9).Take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Rt. 9 heading
east. You'll go over the Connecticut river almost immediately, you'll pass through the center of Hadley with
a mall on your right. Take a left onto University Drive. Follow University Drive to the end (you will pass the
football stadium on your left). Take University drive to end and then turn right (after turning right, you'll have
soccer fields on your left). Turn left at first stoplight. After turning left, soccer fields will be on your left still.
Go up to first light and turn right. Go to top of hill and park in Campus Center parking garage

Directions from the North:
Take I-91 South to Exit 24 (Route 116, Whately/Deerfield). Take a left off exit. Take first right at light onto
Route 116 South. Take first marked exit (UMASS). Bear left off exit. You will be on Massachusetts Ave. Pass
through blinking light (soccer fields will be on your left) and take left at next light onto Commonwealth Ave.
Take a right at the first light to the Campus Center Parking Garage.
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