On January 25th at Local Lodge 811 union hall over 60 stewards attended from both IAMAW Local Lodges 811 and 2198, which represents over 5000 members combined. The shop stewards were addressed by Assistant General Chairman Jorge Bonilla along with 811 Grievance Chairman Victor Hernandez and 811 Committeeman Gary Welch.
In attendance was 2198 grievance committee Tony Colina, Maria Tusa, Local lodge 2198 eboard, President Norma Ramirez, Vice President and District 141 Special Rep Robert Jessel, Secretary Treasurer Israel Valdivia and Trustee 2198 Maria Caban. They all thanked shop stewards for the relentless good job they have done from standing up for fellow union brothers and sisters, representing and filing countless grievances.
Stewards are the first line of defense on the floor for enforcing and protecting the language of contract.
Any member interested in becoming a steward please contact the grievance committee.