Notice of General Meeting / Elections for Shop Stewards, February 2023
Dear Members of Local 1503,
A general meeting is scheduled on Thursday, February 9th at 5:30 in the Staff Cafeteria. Nominations will be accepted for the following shop steward positions:
The meeting agenda will be:
Nominees may decline nominations at the general meeting or by written notice to the Election Committee. All declinations must be received by the Election Committee by Friday, February 10th at 5:00 PM.
Elections will take place on Tuesday, February 21st and Thursday, February 23rd, from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM and Friday, February 24th 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, February 24th and results posted on the Local bulletin boards and Facebook group.
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