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RETIREE ELECTIONS

Posted in Retiree News

As the COVID.19 pandemic continues to create havoc, all plans for 2021 could change. Any fluctuations will be posted here on the website.

2021 will be a busy year for both active and retired members of Local 88. Aside from the General Elections taking place, where retirees may vote for the Local 88 Executive Board, our own Unifor Local 88 Retiree Chapter elections will be happening a few months earlier, at the April 8 meeting.
All retirees are able to nominate and vote on every Retiree Executive Board position.

The schedule for the election of Retiree Chapter Officers is every three (3) years. Elections shall be in April 2021, (runoff in May, 2021 if needed), to take office in June 2021.

The Unifor Local 88 Retiree Executive Board positions are:

Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary
Sergeant-at-Arms, and 2 Trustees.


The duties of these officers, as prescribed by the Local Union and the Retired Workers Chapter in the By-Laws, are:


Chairperson – The Chairperson shall preside at all Chapter Membership meetings;
attend both the Unifor Local 88 Executive Board Meetings; and the General Membership meetings.

Vice-Chairperson – The Vice-Chairperson shall assist the Chairperson and assume the duties of the Chairperson in his/her absence.

Recording Secretary – The Recording Secretary shall keep minutes of all Chapter Membership and Executive Board Meetings; read all documents and conduct the general correspondence pertaining to the chapter.

Financial Secretary – The Financial Secretary shall maintain contact with the Financial Secretary of the Local Union. He/she shall report monthly to the membership regarding the status of the Retired Workers Chapter Fund.

Sergeant-at Arms – The sergeant-at-arms shall:
Set up the room for every meeting;  introduce all new members and visitors; and assist the Chairperson in preserving order when called to do so. Clear the room after every meeting.

Trustees {2} – The trustees will audit the financial Records of the Retired Workers Chapter books in January or February of each year. The Trustees will report out at the next meeting following their audit.


Non-executive Delegates –  3 delegates are to be elected to attend the London and Area Retired Workers Council, and report back at the following General Membership meeting.

Have a safe and healthy Christmas season, and all the best for 20221.
In solidarity.