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Retiree Self Nomination Sign up Here.

Posted in COVID-19, Retiree News, and Unifor Local 88

To be eligible to vote and/or run for a position in the upcoming election you will need to be officially retired as of January 1, 2022.
Retiree bylaws also state you are eligible to hold/run for one position only at a time.

To self-nominate please fill out the form below. You will receive an email confirmation shortly after.
Keep this email as it is your proof of nomination.

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 their 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.

There are 3 non Executive delegate positions that will be voted on at a meeting of the retirees following the general election.

This form is currently closed for submissions.

The Retiree Chapter Election timeline will be as follows…

December 20-23, 2021        Call/Signup form for emails
January 4-5, 2022                 Nominations open on website
January 6                               Nominations list posted on website
January 8-16                         Campaign period
January 17-18                       Election (online) hours TBD
January 18                             Election (hall 7-3) *see below
January 19                             Results
January 21                             Runoffs (if necessary) *see below
Results follow

Swearing in of new Retiree officers will be held on January 30th at the General Membership Meeting.

From above * – The hall will be tentatively open for technical help with the voting process from 7-3 on these dates if you are having problems (didn’t receive email from Simply Voting etc.).
This is not a regular poll for voting only for tech support. This will depend on the latest Covid guidelines from the government…We will let you know more when we do.