SPECIAL ELECTION NOTICE – VP/ Recording Secretary and Treasurer
Special Election Notice 7/26/21
UE Local 506 Business Agent, Mike Ferritto has recently announced he has accepted the Northwest Regional Directors Position for Governor Wolf and will resign from office. Additionally, Executive Board Member-at-Large, Matt McCracken has officially announced his retirement and will resign from office in September. In order to fill these positions in preparation for their departure, Local 506 will be holding special elections. Nominations for Business Agent and one Executive Board Member-at-Large will be accepted from the floor during the August 19, 2021 membership meetings. If necessary, a special election will be held during the September 23, 2021 membership meetings to fill these vacancies.
CONSTITUTIONAL DUTIES OF THE BUSINESS AGENT
Section 4: The Business Agent shall participate in the negotiations of all grievances, which have been selected to be processed through Step 3 in the grievance procedure.
He/ she shall supervise and give direction to all office personnel who are employed in the Bookkeeping and Clerical Departments of the Union.
He/she shall be responsible for the correspondence of the union. He/she shall be responsible for the business of the Union. He/ she shall keep all of the records pertinent to the Unions welfare.
He/she shall be responsible for the publication of the UE News. He/she shall be a member of the Executive Board and be subject to the orders of the Executive Board. He/she shall be a delegate to the Eastern Region.
CONSTITUTIONAL DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE
Section 8: Executive Board Members At Large shall represent the membership at Executive Board meetings and other functions. They may be called upon for any special committee or investigation group.
The Executive Board Member At Large is charged with the responsibility of providing communications between the General Membership and the Union Officers.
Those interested in running for this position must come to the union hall to place their name or the name of a qualified member during the first (3) regularly scheduled working days, January 2nd, 3rd and 6th during normal business hours 7AM – 4PM.
Members in good standing nominating themselves will sign an acceptance form and will be given a questionnaire that must be returned no later than two (2) scheduled working days from end of nominating period. Those nominating other members will be given acceptance/rejection forms along with a questionnaire and will be responsible to give this material to the proposed candidate.
Members in good standing nominating members other than themselves will be issued an acceptance/rejection form along with a questionnaire and will be responsible for transferring such materials to the proposed candidate to be received at the Union Hall an accordance with the above guidelines.
Any member who has been a steward or an alternate steward for at least one (1) year can run for this position as long as he/she is permanently working in the division.
Divisional Chief Steward elections will be held on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020.
Nominations must be in no later than 4PM January 6th. Acceptance forms and questionnaires must be returned to the Union Hall no later than 4PM January 8th.