Training Events


Locations and Times

Oakland
560 Thomas L. Berkley Way
800-585-4150
Sacramento
1911 F Street
877-768-6466
Los Angeles
5480 Ferguson Drive
877-734-8399

All times are 10am to 4pm


Appeal Panel

What does it mean to be leader in UHW? We will discuss the mission and values of UHW and the rich history of UHW and the labor movement. We will also learn how to have effective conversations with your co-workers in order to mobilize them into action and your role and responsibility as a leader in SEIU-UHW.

Steward Level - New Steward

No dates currently available.


Core Steward Training Part I

What does it mean to be leader in UHW? We will discuss the mission and values of UHW and the rich history of UHW and the labor movement. We will also learn how to have effective conversations with your co-workers in order to mobilize them into action and your role and responsibility as a leader in SEIU-UHW.

Steward Level - New Steward


Core Steward Training Part II

This basic representation course provides the fundamentals about being a shop steward. You will become familiar with your rights as a steward and how to determine what is and isn’t a grievance. Topics will also include grievance writing, meetings with management, grievance timelines, interviewing tips, and how to investigate grievances.

Steward Level - New Steward


Duty of Fair Representation

Learn what a steward’s obligations are when it comes to representing members properly in the eyes of the National Labor Relations Board. Topics will include: investigations, keeping members informed on the status of their grievance, objective analysis of grievances, and the grievance review process.

Steward Level - Intermediate: Completion of Core Steward Training part one and two is required.


Leaves Training

Protected leave is a huge benefit to workers and our families - often during tough times. Learn the basics of protected leave under Federal and State law - including CESLA, Workers Comp, Disability, and the CA paid sick leave law.


Advanced Core Steward Training

So you're already a Steward - and now you want Steward SUPERPOWERS? This course is for you! Learn how to soar through grievance settlement agreements, glide through small workplace issues, and leap over past practice and termination grievances in a single bound!


Contact Information

Please note that there is no lost time or mileage for trainings.* Members who have educational leave in their contracts may be able to use it for trainings (please check with your employer).

With the exception of the Appeal Panel Training we do not offer lost time to participants.

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Questions? Contact our Representational Excellence Team: 323-888-8158 or crueda@seiu-uhw.org.

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