Call for Nominations & Proposed Constitutional Amendments

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Event date: 
Friday, January 18, 2019 (All day) to Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day)
Address: 
UHP office
Mail Code 6335
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United States
Contact name: 
Laura Didden
Contact email: 
Contact phone: 
860.676.8444

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS AND

PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Call for nominations for UHP Officers:  Nominations are now in order for the positions of UHP Vice President Tier I (Must be a Tier I employee – represents salaried employees), UHP Vice President Tier II (Must be a Tier II employee – represents hourly employees), Vice President for Community Outreach, and Chief Steward (Must be a Steward with super seniority). Vice President Tier I, Vice President Tier II and Vice President for Community Outreach receive a stipend.  To fit the needs of UHP, the elected Chief Steward position will either be an 80% released (if necessary) position or paid by stipend with at least 2 days release time a month.  The candidate elected will determine how they will fulfill the term. The nominee must be a member in good standing and be nominated by members in good standing. The nomination(s) shall be in writing and must contain at least ten original signatures of members in good standing.  Nomination(s) by email or fax will NOT be accepted.  Nominations are due no later than 4:00 pm on February 1, 2019 to the UHP Office (or Mail Code 6335) in a sealed envelope addressed to the Elections Committee.

Call for nominations for UHP Delegate Positions:  Nominations are now in order for the positions of delegates to the AFT-CT Convention, the CT State AFL-CIO Convention, the AFT-CT Delegate Assembly, the Greater Hartford Central Labor Federation, and the Greater Bristol Labor Federation.  The nominee must be a member in good standing and must be nominated by a member in good standing. A member may nominate his/herself. UHP Constitution Article XVII – 2e. Determination and allocation of all expenses shall be determined by the Executive Committee prior to the election.  This includes release time. The current Executive Committee has determined that for the AFT-CT Convention 26 delegates would be eligible to attend the convention. Registration will be paid and release time for those that may need it. No mileage reimbursement allowed. The determination for the CT State AFL-CIO Convention is 26 delegates would be eligible to attend the convention. Registration would be paid and release time will be provided.  No mileage or parking reimbursement allowed. Nomination (s) by email or fax will NOT be accepted.   Nomination(s) are due no later than 4:00 pm on February 1, 2019 to the UHP Office or Mail Code 6335 in a sealed envelope addressed to the Elections Committee.

Proposed Constitutional Amendments:  Any proposed amendments shall be submitted by members in good standing, and that member must sign the proposal.  The proposed amendments will be voted on at the UHP Annual Business Convention on April 26, 2019. Proposed Constitutional Amendments by email or fax will NOT be accepted.  Amendments are due no later than 4:00 pm on February 1, 2019 to the UHP office (or Mail Code 6335) in a sealed envelope addressed to the Elections Committee.

Members in Good Standing:  A member in good standing is defined as one who has authorized membership, (that is, signed a card) and paid dues as stipulated in Article X and Article XVI, or Article III, Section 2b of the UHP Constitution.

The general duties and requirements of Officers are located in the UHP Constitution which can be obtained by visiting the UHP website at www.uhp3837.com.

Pd By UHP 1/15/19