CUPW Edmonton Local


11:00 AM – 1:00PM, Saturday February 2, 2019

** Location Change**

Argyll Community Hall: 6750 – 88 St. Edmonton


Floor Nomination/Elections for:

AFL Convention 7 Delegates

CUPW National Convention 20 Delegates Plus Alternates

13.3 Delegates to any and all forums, conventions, conferences, such as Regional Conferences, National Convention, Alberta Federation of Labour Convention and Forums, Canadian Labour Congress Convention, shall within a month after attending such, shall submit a written report to the Executive. Such reports shall be a minimum of 350 words.

: The President shall provide a list of names of those that provided such reports to the next GMM.

: Such reports shall be made available for review by the membership if so requested.

: Any Regional Conference delegates intending to be elected for National Convention shall submit their intent to run in writing to the Secretary Treasurer prior to such election.

13.4 Alternates will first be selected from a slate of unsuccessful candidates for the delegates and their order will be determined by the number of votes that each candidate received during the election.

13.4.1 The number one alternate will fill the first vacancy occurring in the slate of delegates, subsequent vacancies shall be filled in accordance with the order in which they were declared elected.


Floor Nomination/Elections for:

Chief Shop Steward Shift 2 (April 2019)

Chief Shop Steward Maintenance (April 2019)

Chief Shop Steward RSMC (April 2019)

5.14In the Event of a Vacancy on the Executive Committee, a replacement will be elected at a General Membership Meeting no later than Eights (8) weeks following the date the resignation is received.

5.15Election of Officers shall be the first order of business at the Election Meeting. The normal business of the April General meeting may proceed while ballots are counted, with the exception that items of “New Business” other than excusing members from meetings and waiving of dues, “Unfinished Business” and “Elections” still may not proceed until the members and alternates of the Committee have finished their work.

5.16For all other elections not specifically provided for in these By-laws, the following procedures will apply:

5.16.1Notice for election must form part of the General Meeting notice. 5.16.2 Candidates and their nominators must be members-in-good standing.

5.16.3In the event that a member nominated is not present at the time of the election, he/she must have indicated, in writing their willingness to stand for election. This procedure shall be noted on the notice of the General Meeting.

Executive Committee Motion: All those who attended 5 working days on the line but neglected to sign in on picket captain sheets must provide a statement signed by the attending picket captain confirming their attendance to be considered for strike pay.  Money to come from locals general budget.  Those members must come to the Feb GMM to plead their case, in case there are questions by the GMM.

Executive Committee Motion: To send 7 delegates to the AFL Convention in Calgary.

Committee & Delegate Elections

By-Laws Committee 2 alternates (to Feb 2020)

Education Committee 5 members (to Nov 2020)

Election Committee 4 members 4 alternates (to Dec 2020)

Environment Committee 5 members (to May 2019)

Human Rights Committee 1 members (to May 2019)

First Nation Sub-Committee 1 members (to May 2019)

Inside Out Committee 4 members (to Nov 2020)

Organizing Committee 10 members (to Sept 2020)

Social Committee 5 members (to Nov 2020)

Temp Rights Committee 2 members (to Mar 2019)

Trustee Committee 2 members (to Sep 2019)

Women’s Committee 1 member (to Sep 2019)

In the event that a member nominated is not present at the time of election, he/she must have indicated, in writing in advance, their willingness to stand for election.