The Contract was created as record of the rights of our membership. As a Steward you will have to ensure that the contract is defended to the best of your ability. Without your efforts to enforce the contract , management would gladly ignore their obligations as described in the contract.
For many of the membership you are the face of OPSEU. They will come to depend on you as a source of reliable information and a champion of their rights. You were elected to help them in their communications with their manager . As a Steward you need to know the contract as well as the policies and practices of the workplace.
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