FAQ’s

We have compiled the most frequently asked questions our members generally have, however we may have left some out! If you find that your question remains unanswered, please feel free either call or email us between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM for an immediate response.

Q: I feel that I have a Union grievance, what do I do?

A: First go and speak with your Steward(s) in your workplace. The Steward will review your Unifor Union collective agreement with you and help you determine if the company has violated the agreement.

Q: I have a Union grievance, what should I do now?

A: Speak with your Steward and they will help you understand the grievance procedure in your Unifor Union collective agreement. If required, the Steward can assist you in filing a grievance.

Q: I am interested in becoming a Unifor Union Shop Steward, what do I do?

A: The position of a Steward is elected by all the members at your workplace. We would suggest speaking to the existing Steward and the members to get a feel for what is required. You could contact the Local Union office or your National Representative for more information as well. If you intend to run for the position, another member at your workplace must nominate you for the position during elections which are usually held just before or just after the bargaining of your collective agreement.

Q: I am a new or existing Unifor Union Shop Steward and need training. Where can I get more information?

A: Call your Unifor Local Union office and speak with the Business Manager.

Q: I need to get some blank grievance forms. Where can I get them.

A:Unifor Local 2003E posts their forms on this website so that you can download them or just print them. Visit the Documents and Forms page (In the Members Section) to access them, or call the Unifor Local Union office and speak with the Executive Assistant and we will email, fax, or mail them to you.

Q: I am interested in learning more about my Union collective agreement. Where can I get a copy?

A: Most Union collective agreements provide language that requires the Company to provide you with a copy but you should talk to your Steward first. Other options would be to check the Unifor Local 2003E Union website, on the Collective Agreements Page (In the Members Section) and see if a copy is online or you can call your Unifor Local 2003E office and speak with the Executive Assistant and we will email, fax, or mail a copy to you.

Q: I was approved by my Unifor Local to attend a Steward course and I need to know if expenses like parking and lost wages are covered. How do I find out?

A: Call your UniforLocal Union office and speak with either the Executive Assistant or the Business Manager. Or downlaod a copy of the Fund rules

Q: What is the Unifor Union job list?

A: The job list is a local creation for Stationary engineers to help put engineers into available jobs.

Q: How do I get placed on the Unifor Union job list?

A: Call your Unifor Local 2003E Local Union office.

Q: I want to volunteer some of my time to help the Union Labor Movement. Who should I talk to?

A: Call your UniforLocal Union office and speak with the Business Manager.

Q: I have moved and need to update my address and phone number with the Union. What do I do?

A: Call the Unifor Local Union office and speak with either the Administrative or Executive Assistant