The Resolutions Committee is bringing forward the following changes to Article XIII, Section 1 before the membership for a vote.
The vote will take place on August 6, 2020 at the Regular Membership meeting via Zoom due to the COVID-19 emergency.
ARTICLE XIII - SECTION 1
In September of each election year, the Secretary or his/her designee shall post
on the Union Bulletin Board and/or Web Page the Union offices to be filled in the
next succeeding election, together with the terms of such offices. Nominations
for office in this Union shall be made from the floor at the Regular Membership
meeting in October of each election year. All nominees for any of the elected
Union Positions shall have been employed by the Company for two years or
more prior to nomination and must have been Union Members in good standing
for at least the preceding 12 months. Each nominee must also have attended at
least two Union Meetings in the 24 months immediately preceding their
In the event a job family is added to the bargaining unit without the possibility
of the “member in good standing” requirement being met prior to the next election,the time restriction may be waved for a Steward position only.
Nominees for the Office of the President and Vice President must also have
attended at least four Union Meetings in the two years immediately preceding their nomination.
A nominee may not run for more than one office.
Following the nominations to such offices at the Regular Membership meeting in
October, the names of the nominees shall be posted on the Bulletin Boards
and/or Web Page.