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Council 5 provides a variety of Training Programs throughout the year. Scheduled programs are listed below.
To view our 2010 schedule, click here.

Registration: Members must be registered by a local officer. To register contact Christina Domeier, 651-287-0544, or 1-800-652-9791, ext. 544, or email: christina.domeier@afscmemn.org.

Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Cost: Basic Steward Training is $50 per person. This includes $20 for the manual and $15 per day for lunch. All other prescheduled training is $15 for lunch and $5 per participant for materials.  Our local will pay for this training, please contact one of our officers.

Basic Steward Training (two days)
Designed for new stewards and stewards who want a refresher course.

• Talking to Members One-on-One
• Union Building
• Mobilization & Workplace Action
• Roles, Rights and Responsibilities of a Steward
• Duty of Fair Representation
• Investigatory Meetings
• Grievance Process, Investigation & Presentation

Metro, Council 5 Office
August 11 & 12 (this session is full)
October 12 & 13

Moorhead MN, M State Moorhead (Technical College)
August 3 & 4



Chief Steward Training
Specifically for chief stewards elected or appointed within their local.

• Building a Strong Steward Structure
• Recruiting Stewards
• Teaching and Mentoring
• Conducting Effective Steward Meetings

Future trainings TBA