Your Union will be holding important membership meeting as follows:
When: Tuesday November 6th / 2018
Where: Local Lodge Meeting Hall 2580 Drew Road. @ 16:00 hrs
We will be conducting nominations for Chief Shop Steward for you work place,
The term of this position will 2 years ( January 1/2019—December 31/2020)
Members who cannot attend but wish to be nominated may have any other member in attendance at the meeting make the nomination. However, you must have someone at the meeting present a letter from you indicating that if nominated for a specific position, you accept your nomination.
This type of acceptance letter can also be emailed/faxed to me prior to the meetings on November 6.
Anyone seeking nomination must have completed their probationary period, And be a member in good standing for 1 year.
Nomination forms can be found on our website www.iamaw2413.ca under the tab links, local lodge forms and then Union Shop Nomination forms. They can also be found with the Chief Steward.
(The Chief Steward has extra responsibilities, aside from those above. He/she is expected to have an introduction session with new hires, provide them with a copy of the collective agreement and ensure Union enrolment forms are completed as per 4.02(c) of the CBA. He/she is also
expected to participate in Labour Relations meetings with the Company and assist in preparing the meeting agenda. He/she shall regularly communicate with the Stewards and process grievances through the steps set out in Article 9.02 of your grievance procedure.
The Chief Steward should also keep his/her District General Chairperson informed about
outstanding issues at the workplace and he/she should attend Local Lodge meetings whenever possible.
Local Lodge 2413—Secretary Treasurer