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Re: The Carpenters Union Now Allows (Company Men) To Act as Shop Stewards...Without Requiring ANY Shop Steward Certifications!!!
— by bulldog88 bulldog88
Its Amazing How OUR DELEGATES INVENTED A New Rule Called (UNCERTIFIED SHOP STEWARDS Are Allowed On (2 MAN JOBS).....The RULE Violates The SHOP STEWARD REQUIRMENTS In The BYLAWS...The Bylaws Were Never Amended For The New RULE..... This New RULE VIOLATES The Consent Decree.. ....Then The District Council Lawyer Presents This RULE To The JUDGE....Section 39 BYLAWS....(A)
 
All Stewards shall be appointed by the Council Delegate Body or its duly-authorized designee in a fair and equitable manner consistent with job referral rules and theConsent Decree entered in
United States v. District Council, et al
., 90 Civ. 5722, and anyother applicable order issued pursuant to that case.(B)
 
Stewards shall be members of the District Council in good standing and beappointed according to their skills and position on the out of work list.(C)
 
The Council may require workers who desire to serve as a Steward to complete theUBC’s Comprehensive Steward Training Program; have five (5) years journey level experience inthe construction industry; and to provide the Council a declaration of eligibility to serve as a ShopSteward, attesting that they have not been convicted of any crime which would make themineligible to serve as a Shop Steward under Section 504 of the Labor Management Reporting andDisclosure Act of 1959.

 
 
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(D)
 
All Shop Stewards must have on file at the office of the Inspector General, a copyof the "Shop Steward Code of Ethics.” Any Shop Steward not having this Code of Ethics on filewill not be dispatched as Shop Steward and their Shop Steward credentials will be suspended untilthe Code of Ethics is on file.
(E)
 
All Shop Stewards must have on file at the Office of the Inspector General, a copyof the "Notice of Acknowledgement Regarding Background Investigation" authorizing a background check. Any Shop Steward not having such notice will not be dispatched as ShopSteward and their Shop Steward credentials will be suspended until the Notice of Acknowledgement is on file.
(F)
 
 No worker shall be referred from the out-of-work list out of turn to fill aSteward position.(G)
 
All Stewards must take the District Council eight (8) hour certification class andcomplete the 2001 Skill Set Training. In addition to the UBC’s Comprehensive Steward TrainingProgram and the required working experience provided under this section, the following skill setsshall be required of any worker who desires to serve as a Steward.