CUPW Edmonton Local


Saturday, April 6th,2019

11:00am – 1:00pm Union Office

18121 – 107 Ave. EdmontonAgenda

President -Floor Election

Recording Secretary-Floor Election

Chief Shop Steward Maintenance-Floor Election

Chief Shop Steward Shift 2 EMPP- Floor Election


Interim Vice President (until April 2020)- Floor Election

5.14 In 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.

5.15 Election 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.

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

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

5.16.3 In 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.

Floor Nomination/Election 2 Urban sisters and 2 RSMC sisters for Prairie School for Union Women (depending on funding from National)

March passed motion: To send 2 sisters to Prairie School for Women in Saskatchewan June 13-19 2019. Moved by Cathy Furtak Friendly amendment-2 Urban sisters and 2 RSMC sister’s election to take place at April GMM – Karry Biri

Friendly amendment accepted.

*successful nominee’s need to be ranked in case of failure to secure funding from national*

Executive Committee Motion:To send 7 delegates to the AFL Convention in Calgary this summer at a cost of $2000/person.

Committee & Delegate Elections

By-Laws Committee 2 alternates (to Feb 2020)

Environment Committee 4 members (to May 2019)

Inside Out Committee 4 members (to Nov 2020)

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

Organizing Committee 10 members (to Sept 2020)

Social Committee 2 members (to Nov 2020)

Temp Rights Committee 8 members (to Mar 2021)

Women’s Committee 1 member (to Sept 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.