November 30, 2022

Notice of Election, November 2021

Dear Members of Local 1503,

A modified general meeting on Zoom is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27th at 1:00 PM to accept nominations for the following positions:

  1. President (1)
  2. Vice President (1)
  3. Chapter Vice Presidents: Security (1) Buildings, (1) Technicians (1) Cloisters (1)
  4. Secretary Treasurer (1)
  5. Recording Secretary (1)
  6. Correspondence Secretary (1)
  7. Executive Board (3)
  8. Trustees (3)
  9. Sergeant at Arms (1)
  10. Delegates to DC 37 (4)
  11. Delegates to NYC Central Labor Council (2)

The meeting agenda is as follows:

  • Roll call of officers
  • Reading of the minutes
  • Reading of the Treasurer’s Report
  • President’s Report
  • Nominations for Local Officers, etc.
  • Adjournment

A Zoom link will be sent to your email address and posted in the Local’s bulletin boards. All nominees have the opportunity to decline a nomination. All declinations must be received by the Election Committee in writing by Friday, October 29th at 5:00 PM. 

Voting will be by secret ballot on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, November 15th, 16th and 18th from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM, and Friday, November 19th from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM.  The location will be outside the locker room at the Main Building and in the break room at the Cloisters. The vote count will be performed on Friday, November 19th and results posted on the Local bulletin boards and Facebook group.

If a runoff is needed, it will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, December 6th, 7th and 9th from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM and Friday December 10th from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM in the same locations, with the count on December 10th.

Campaign posters should be dropped off at the union office or given to a union official for posting by the election committee on the bulletin board.

All candidates have the right to one mailing to the membership made through the union office before the election. This mailing is not to be made at the union’s expense. Any candidate who wishes to send out a mailing should contact the Election Committee for the specific procedures. No candidate is entitled to a mailing list of their own.

All candidates whose name is to appear on the ballot shall have the right to present an official observer of the candidate’s own choosing, who must be a member of the Federation, in all places where ballots bearing the candidate’s name are to be cast or counted. Each candidate may designate their own observer. The same observer may be designated by more than one candidate for different nominated positions. No candidate may act as their own observer or as an observer for any other candidate.

Yours in solidarity,

The Local 1503 Election Committee

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