Business Manager’s Message “Shop Stewards”

April 25 2018

Greetings Brothers and Sisters of I.B.E.W. Local 2085,


Recently a lot of conversation has come up about appointments of Shop Stewards at General Membership meetings and on job sites. I want to draw everyone's attention to article 21:10 of our Collective Agreement;


Job Stewards (preference to be given to the member who has successfully completed the Local 2085 Stewards Training Course) will be appointed by the Business Manager. Local 2085 I.B.E.W. shall notify the Employer and/or Job Superintendent by letter, of the name of the Job Steward, or any replacement of same. Job Stewards shall be allowed sufficient time to conduct Union Business on the job with the Employer or employees. A Steward will receive the one hundred five (105) % once there are at least eight (8) members present at the job site for at least a five (5) day work period.


If anyone has any questions about this topic, you can call the office and discuss this with either myself or our office reps.




Russ Shewchuk

I.B.E.W. Local 2085 Business Manager