Date: March 10, 2016
To: All BCGEU Members at LAFRENTZ Road Markings
Re: Notice of Elections for Bargaining Committee
(3 positions including Chairperson)
Your current Collective Agreement will expire on March 31, 2016, and plans are underway to return to the bargaining table. First of all, a new bargaining committee must be elected.
According to Component Bylaws,
(ii) The committee shall consist of not more than three members plus alternate. If additional members are required, the bargaining unit shall request approval for additional members from the component.
(iii) Each local bargaining unit shall elect a negotiating committee, one of whom shall be chairperson, and that chairperson, together with the staff member assigned to the negotiations, will co-chair the committee. A local bargaining it negotiating committee may be authorized to elect the chairperson from amongst its members.
The negotiating committee shall select a chairperson by consensus, if no consensus the member with the most votes will become chair, together with the staff member assigned to the negotiations, will co-chair the committee.
Where local bargaining unit members are spread beyond one single geographic location, a referendum system of nominations and elections shall be utilized.
Therefore nominations are now opened.
In order to be nominated, a member and nominator must complete the attached nomination form and that form must be returned by:
Each candidate who is nominated, may complete and send back, with their nomination form, a campaign bulletin or biography of 250 words or less which the Union will distribute to the membership along with the ballots. Any other campaign material used by any candidate is their responsibility. Please note that the biography must accompany the nomination form and the nomination forms must be signed. Please read and follow the instructions carefully.
Please fax or email your completed nomination forms to:
Thank you for your participation in this important process.
Staff Representative - Negotiations
Download BCGEU Nomination Form Here