Steward Training in the Construction Industry: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Faces the Challenge

TitleSteward Training in the Construction Industry: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Faces the Challenge
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsGrabelsky, J. M.
JournalLabor Studies Journal
Volume17
Issue4
Pagination24 - 40
Keywordsconstruction, Cornell University, organizing, training, union
Abstract

[Excerpt] This article examines the development and delivery of the Carpenters union national construction steward training program. It describes the collaboration of the union and Cornell University in the design of the curriculum and the use of a train-the-trainer model in the delivery of the steward program in construction locals throughout the United States and Canada. Finally, it evaluates the effectiveness of the program in relation to the transfer of knowledge to participating stewards.

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