To introduce and
nurture the concept of Brotherhood/Sisterhood in Apprentices by
providing information concerning the benefits and
responsibilities involved with belonging to a union.
To teach the history
of Local 82 and instill a sense of pride in being a Union
Pride in One's Self
Pride in the Local
Pride in the Trade
To foster learning:
directly by providing one-on-one help with studies
Indirectly by guidance in everyday conversation
To pass on knowledge
gained through experience
To make each
Apprentice aware of the career paths open to them in the
Monthly Meeting Topics
Month 1 (Sept) - What is expected of a 1st year apprentice?
Appearance, work ethic, willingness to learn, etc.
Month 2 (Oct) - Safety, safety,
Month 3 (Nov) - How to address poor job conditions; bullying;
the role of the Union Steward.
Month 4 (Dec) - Holiday dinner
Month 5 (Jan) - Local 82 history
Month 6 (Feb) - Health and Welfare benefits
Month 7 (March) - Harassment in the workplace
Month 8 (April) - School Year Review
Month 9 (May) - Cook out with ALL apprentices
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