Steward Update Newsletter

Steward Update newsletter, published six times a year, upgrades stewards' skills and rewards them for their efforts on behalf of the union.  Every issue is packed with new, helpful information and advice.

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Some of our most popular topics

  • How to deal with a difficult boss or co-workerSteward Update
  • How to investigate a grievance
  • How to defend against gripes about union dues

Some typical articles include:

  • Getting members to help out
  • Seven ways to lose a winning grievance
  • The steward's 10 commandments
  • Rallying members to the union's cause
  • The best labor movies and music
  • Stewards as leaders
  • Assertive grievance presentation

Build the skills of your rank and file

Nearly 2,000 local unions across North America currently subscribe on behalf of more than 80,000 stewards. It's an easy, inexpensive way to give your rank-and-file leaders the skills and counsel they need -- and make them more effective advocates for the union.

Subscribing unions receive a new edition every 60 days. There is a 20-copy minimum order. Each steward receives his or her own copy. A Spanish-language edition is available. Steward Update has been published since 1989.

In addition, stewards of subscribing unions also are eligible to receive -- at no additional cost -- a Weekly Steward emailing that reinforces the material in the print newsletter and also contains other educational and fun items ranging from cartoons to labor history to reviews of helpful books and much, much more.