Unit Stewards shall inform their Members of activities ongoing within their Bargaining Unit and Local 685. This includes inviting Members to join OPSEU, and welcoming new employees to the workplace and the Union. They shall also represent the concerns and suggestions made by Members in their portfolio to their Bargaining Unit and Local 685. In addition they shall attend Bargaining Unit Committee, Bargaining Unit Membership, Local Executive and Local General Membership meetings, become familiar with the provisions of the Collective Agreement that applies to them, assist and cooperate fully with the Local Health and Safety Committee.
For more details on Steward responsibilities see the OPSEU Steward Handbook.
You may contact each of your ten Unit Stewards (alphabetically by first name) as follows.
1 Bob Beggs (PT Social Sciences, SSM) email: Robert.Beggs@algomau.ca 2 Deb Woodman, Vice President (FT Humanities) email: Deborah.Woodman@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 ext 4354 office: CC 3032A 3 Gerry Mahar (FT Social Sciences) email: Gerry.Mahar@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 ext 4758 office: NW 304B 4 Michael Lajoie, Treasurer (PT Sciences, SSM) email: Michael.Lajoie@algomau.ca 5 Myles McLellan, President (PT Timmins) email: Myles.Mclellan@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-9904 6 Paulette Steeves (FT Steward at Large, Humanities) email: Paulette.Steeves@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 ext 4339 office: SH 413 7 Pelham Matthews (FT Steward at Large, Social Science) email: Pelham.Matthews@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 ext 4329 office: NW 304A 8 Seymour Stein, Local Secretary (PT Brampton) email: Seymour.Stein@algomau.ca 9 Simon Xu (FT Sciences) email: Simon.Xu@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 ext 4346 office: WW 105F 10 Tony Fabiano, Vice President (PT Humanities, SSM) email: Tony.Fabiano@algomau.ca phone: (705) 949-2301 office: WW 106