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Article II - Membership Meetings

  1. Regular Meetings

    1. Regular meetings of the membership shall be held a minimum of four times yearly, with no greater interval than four months between meetings. The specific time and place shall be set by the Executive Committee; the Annual Meeting shall be held in the last two weeks of April.

    2. At any membership meeting, the presence of 100 of the members in good standing shall constitute a quorum.

    3. The Executive Committee shall select a suitable location or locations outside company offices to conduct meetings of the membership.

  2. Notice

    1. The Secretary shall give not less than 15 days' notice by steward distribution, website posting, e-mailing, faxing and selected mailing to the membership in advance of every meeting, except that in an emergency the Executive Committee may call a special meeting on 24 hours' notice. No motion to reverse or review previous decisions of the membership, Executive Committee, or Representative Council shall be acted upon unless it shall have been contained in the notice of the meeting.

    2. The Secretary shall include in the meeting announcement notice of any elections to be held at the meeting and of any notice from two or more members of an intention to move for a review or reversal of previous membership, Executive Committee, or Representative Council decisions.

  3. Special Meetings

    1. A special membership meeting shall be called by the Secretary on instructions of the Executive Committee, or on a written petition signed by not fewer than ten percent of the membership in good standing at the time of the filing of the petition, or a request from a properly constituted meeting of a unit.  Such meeting shall be held within 21 days of receipt of a petition or unit request.