TWU Member Viewpoint Survey

The members are our union. It is important for us to know your viewpoints and ideas. This information will better enable the union to effectively represent each member. Please take a few moments to complete this membership survey.

  1. In your opinion, what are the three most important services the union does for you?
  2. What is the one thing you like best about being a member of your union?
  3. How would you rate the overall job the union does in representing you?
  4. What is your main source of information from the union?
  5. Do you feel that the union is keeping up with the changes occurring in the company?
  6. Do you attend your local membership meetings?
  7. If you have not attended a membership meeting in the past six months, please state why?
  8. Would you like to see your local membership meetings changed?
  9. How often do you talk with your shop steward about a work-related or union-related matter?
  10. When you have needed help from a local union officer, was one available?
  11. Are your telephone calls returned when you call your Business Agent?
  12. What areas, if any, do you feel the union should improve upon?
  13. Do you feel your stewards are well informed about contractual matters?
  14. Do you feel that shop stewards are well trained in the handling of grievances?
If you answered "No" to either question #13 or #14, please answer the following:
  15. Do you feel your shop steward would benefit from attending a shop steward training course?
  16. Did you vote in the last election of your local union officers?
  17. Have you read your current collective agreement?
  18. Do you think you would be better off if more workers in the company were union members?
  19. In your opinion, who has the most responsibility for convincing the non-members (rand) to join the union?
  20. Why do you think the non-members do not belong to the union?
  21. What province do you work in?
  22. What age group do you belong in?
  23. What area do you work in?
  24. Any additional thoughts, comments, or suggestions you would like to share?