January 23, 2013: When it comes to defending members, write-ups for absenteeism is one of the most common problems stewards have to deal with.
February 1, 2013: Using your union's legal right to acquire information from the employer can help you defend your rights and win grievances and arbitrations.
August 30, 2012: Understanding 'Just Cause' can help protect Teamsters from discipline or discharge.
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January 17, 2012: Robert Schwartz’s classic guide for union stewards is now available as a 2-CD audiobook.
August 11, 2010: What should a fired member do if management offers them a “Last Chance Agreement” as a condition for getting their job back?
July 9, 2010: How can you protect members and enforce the contract when management is trying to derail the grievance procedure?
February 26, 2010: What is the most disliked rule in the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Undoubtedly, the provision that allows employers to substitute workers’ vacation leaves during FMLA absences.
February 24, 2012: Warehouse jobs are brutal. Production standards and mandatory overtime take a toll on our bodies.