Nominations & Elections

2013

Local 70 - Oakland

Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of Officers and Business Agents of Local 70. The terms of office for these officers will commence on January 1, 2014 and conclude on December 31, 2016.

Nominations of candidates for the offices of Secretary-Treasurer, President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, three (3) Trustees and Business Agents (number of Business Agents to be determined at the Regular Membership Meeting of September 21, 2013) will be conducted at a special membership meeting as follows:

Date: November 2, 2013

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Local70, 400 Roland Way Oakland, CA 94621

To be eligible to be a candidate, the member must be in good standing for a period of 24 consecutive months prior to nomination. To be eligible to nominate or second a nomination, members must have their dues paid through the month of October 2013. Nominations may be made orally from the floor or in writing. Forms for written nominations are presently available at the Union office. Written nominations must be received by the Union prior to the nomination meeting on November 2, 2013.

Candidates must accept nominations at the time made, either in person or if absent in writing. The elected officers and Business Agents of this Local Union shall be delegates to other subordinate bodies and Conventions thereof, by virtue of their office or elected position, in the priority order listed above, with Trustees in order of number of votes received in the most recent election, and elected Business Agents in order of number of votes received in the most recent election, or by Executive Board decision. A member on dues check-off will not lose good standing as a result of a delay or default by the employer in sending dues to the Local or because of an employer’s failure to make the proper deductions from the member’s pay in any month in which the member had any earnings from which deductions could have been made. Potential candidates are encouraged to check their eligibility, and the eligibility of their nominators and seconders, prior to the nominations meeting by submitting a written request to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer Marty Frates. Note: The 50% meeting attendance rule shall not be enforced as a condition of eligibility to be a candidate in this election.

The election shall be conducted by mail referendum. Ballots and voting instructions shall be mailed on November 18, 2013, to the members' addresses on file with Local 70. Ballots must be received at the post office address on the return envelope no later than 11 a.m. on December 5, 2013. Ballots will be counted at the Union Hall starting at 1:00 p.m. on December 5, 2013.

Members who have not received a ballot by November 25, 2013, should call the UniLect Election Services Toll Free Bilingual Line at 1 (855} 240-0363 to request a Duplicate Ballot Duplicate ballots may be requested through December 2, 2013.

Eligibility to vote in this election requires members of Local 70 to be in good standing with initiation fees and dues paid through November, 2013. Members have until 3:45 p.m. on December 4, 2013 to pay their initiation fees or dues at the Local Union office in order to have their votes counted.

The nomination and election will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the International Constitution and Local 70 Bylaws, copies of which are available at the Union's office.

Pursuant to a voluntary agreement the nominations and election are being conducted under the supervision of the DOL's Office of Labor Management Standards and in accordance with Title IV of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). For any protests related to the conduct of the supervised election of Local 70 officers, any member may protest the supervised election. Such protest should be made directly to Election Supervisor Regina Diaz, Office of Labor- Management Standards, 90 71h Street, Suite 2-825, San Francisco, CA 94103, Tel: 415-625-2674, Fax415-625-2662 in writing by4:00 p.m. on December 16, 2013.

Marty Frates, Secretary-Treasurer

Local 137 - Redding

Nominations of candidates for the Teamsters Local 137 offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary/ Treasurer, Recording Secretary and three (3) Trustees for a three (3) year term, commencing on January 1, 2014, will take place as follows:

DATE: Friday, November 1, 2013

TIME: 7:00 P.M.

PLACE: Redding Union Hall 3540 South Market Street Redding, CA 96001

Eligibility for Nominees:

To be eligible to accept a nomination, a member must be in continuous good standing in Local 137 and actively employed at a craft within Local 137’s jurisdiction for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months prior to the month of nominations for said office and, if elected, must be eligible to hold office. The 50% meeting attendance requirement shall not be enforced as a condition of eligibility to run for office in this election. Prospective nominees are advised to verify, in advance of the nomination meeting, their eligibility to run for office.

Method of Submitting Nominations and Eligibility of Nominator and Seconder:

Nominations for office and seconds of nominations must be made orally at the meeting from the floor and in accordance with the Rules and Orders outlined in Section 23 of Local 137’s Bylaws.

Nominees must accept nomination at the time made, either in person or, if absent, in writing and may accept nomination for only one (1) office.

The International Constitution requires that nominations made at the nominations meeting shall be by a member in good standing, other than the nominee, and seconded by a member in good standing, other than the nominee. Prospective nominees are advised to verify, in advance of the nominations meeting, the eligibility of their nominators and seconders.

Duties and Responsibilities of Elected Officers:

Elected officers of the Local Union shall, by virtue of such election, be delegates to any Joint Council with which the Local is affiliated, as well as to any convention of any subordinate body that may take place during their term of office. Elected Local Union officers shall be delegates to such conventions in the order of priority set forth in Article III, Section 5(a)(1) of the International Constitution or as set forth in the Local Union By-laws.

Local No. 137 By-laws and International Constitution:

Election rules are set forth in the Local Union Bylaws and International Constitution, which are available upon request.

Notice of Election of Officers:

An election by secret ballot will be conducted by mail referendum among all eligible voters of Local No. 137 to fill the following offices: President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, Recording Secretary and three (3) Trustees.

By November 11, 2013, an official ballot, instructions, a secret ballot envelope and a stamped return addressed envelope will be mailed to each eligible voter. In order for your ballot to be counted, it must be properly marked, mailed and received at the main post office in Redding, California no later than 11:59 P.M. on Monday, December 2, 2013. The counting will begin promptly at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

Fraternally,

Local 137 Executive Board

Local 315 - Martinez

NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND BUSINESS AGENTS

The Nominations for Officers and Business Agents will be take place at a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 8 p.m. at the Martinez Union Hall, located at 2727 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez California.

Positions to be nominated for a three (3) year term commencing January 1, 2014 are as follows: Secretary- Treasurer, President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Three (3) Trustees and (6) Business Agents.

Nominations and election of Officers and Business Agents will be governed by the provisions of the International Constitution which are stated in this publication; and the Bylaws of Local 315 which are available upon request at the Local 315 office. The election shall be conducted by mail referendum ballot. The ballots and voting instructions will be mailed out no later than October 22, 2013 to the members' last known address on file with Local 315. Members who have not received a ballot by October 30, 2013 should call the Election Service provider at 888 864- 5328 (1888-UNILECT) and request a ballot. A Duplicate ballot must be requested on or before 5:00 PM November 7, 2013.

All Ballots must be received by 9:30 a.m. on November 14, 2013 at the post office address on the return envelope in order to be counted and must be in compliance with the instructions contained in the envelope that includes the ballot. The Ballots will be picked up at the post office and taken to the Teamsters Local 315 Union Hall and counted starting at approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 14, 2013.

To be eligible for election to any office in the Local Union, a member must satisfy the requirements of Article II, Section 4 of the International Constitution and must be a member in continuous good standing, with dues paid during the current month due on or before the last business day of the current month, and actively employed in the craft during the twenty-four (24) months immediately prior to nomination (October, 2011 – September, 2013). There is no requirement for election to the offices and positions involved in this election that the nominee must have attended a particular number of membership meetings within the last 24 months prior to nominations as referred to in Article II, Section 4 of the International Constitution. In order to nominate or second a nomination, the nominator must be a member in good standing and have dues paid through the month of September, 2013.

NOTE: Prospective candidates, their nominators and second’s are advised that detailed information and verification of eligibility for candidates, their nominators and second’s should be obtained by submitting a written request to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer at least five (5) business days prior to the nomination meeting. The Secretary Treasurer will provide a written response.

Dale Robbins, Secretary-Treasurer

Local 431 - Fresno

NOTICE OF NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF LOCAL 431

Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of the following officers of Local Union 431: President (Principal Officer), Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, and three (3) Trustees. The terms of office for these officers will commence on January 1, 2014 and conclude on December 31, 2016.

Nominations

Nominations will be accepted at a Special Membership Meeting of Local Union 431 to be held on:

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: Teamsters Union Local 431 1140 W Olive Fresno CA 93728

Nominations must be made and seconded from the floor by members of Local Union 431, in good standing with dues paid through October 2013. Any back dues or fees may be paid at the Local Union office through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 6, 2013. Nominees must accept nomination in person, or if absent, in writing for only one office. Written acceptances must be submitted to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer.

Eligibility to Run for Office

To be eligible to be nominated for Local Union office, a member must be in continuous good standing in Local Union 431 and actively employed in the craft within the jurisdiction of the Local for twenty-four months prior to the month of nomination. “Continuous good standing” is defined as compliance with the requirements regarding the timely payment of dues, together with no interruptions in active membership because of suspensions, expulsions, withdrawals, transfers or failures to pay fines or assessments.

A member on dues check off will not lose good standing as a result of a delay or default by the employer in sending dues to the Local or because of an employer’s failure to make the proper deductions from the member’s pay in any month in which the member had any earnings from which deductions could have been made.

Potential candidates are encouraged to check their eligibility, and the eligibility of their nominators and seconders, prior to the nominations meeting by submitting a written request to the Local Union Secretary Treasurer.

Election

The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Ballots, secret ballot envelopes and addressed return envelopes will be mailed to all active members and new applicants eligible for membership in Local Union 431 on or about November 18, 2013. All ballots must be received at the designated Post Office Box by 8:00 am on Monday, December 9, 2013 to be counted. Counting will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. at the Union Hall on December 9, 2013. Members who have not received a ballot by November 25, 2013 should call the Local Union Office at (559) 486-5410 to request a ballot. Duplicate ballots may be requested through December 2, 2013.

Instructions for the completion of the ballot will be enclosed in the ballot package. This is a secret ballot vote. You should mark your ballot in private and mail your ballot, sealed in the secret ballot envelope, to the designated Post Office Box in the postage paid Business Reply Envelope provided. Do not give your ballot to anyone.

Eligibility to Vote

To be eligible to vote in this election a member of Local Union 431 must be in good standing with initiation fees and dues paid through November 2013. Members have until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2013 to pay their initiation fees or dues at the Local Union office in order to have their votes counted. Under the International Constitution, any member on dues checkoff shall not lose good standing as a result of a failure by an employer send deducted dues to the Local or to make a proper deduction from the member’s pay in any month in which a member has any earnings from which dues could have been deducted.

Elected officers of the Local Union shall, by virtue of such election, be delegates to any Joint Council with which the Local is affiliated, as well as to any convention of any subordinate body which may take place during their term of office. Elected Local Union Officers shall be delegates to such bodies in the order of priority set forth in the Local Union Bylaws.

Copies of the Articles of the International Constitution, the Local Union 431 Bylaws and the Rules governing the conduct of this election are available, upon request, from the Local Union.

Fraternally,

Local Union 431 Executive Board

Local 533 - Reno

Official Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of the following officers of Local Union 533: Secretary- Treasurer (Principal Officer), President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, and three Trustees. The terms of office for these officers will commence on January 1, 2014 and conclude on December 31, 2016.

Nominations

Nominations will be accepted at a Special Membership Meeting of Local Union 533 to be held on:

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Place: Teamsters Local No. 533 240 Gentry Way Reno, NV 89502

Nominations must be made and seconded from the floor by members of Local Union 533, in good standing with dues paid through August 2013. Any back dues or fees may be paid at the Local Union office through 5:00 p.m. on Monday September 23, 2013. Nominees must accept nomination in person, or if absent, in writing for only one office. Written acceptances must be submitted to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer by 6:00 PM on September 24, 2013, before the start of the Nomination Meeting.

Eligibility to Run for Office:

To be eligible to be nominated for Local Union office, a member must be in continuous good standing in Local Union 533 and actively employed in the craft within the jurisdiction of the Local for twenty-four consecutive months prior to the month of nomination. “Continuous good standing” is defined as compliance with the requirements regarding the timely payment of dues, together with no interruptions in active membership because of suspensions, expulsions, withdrawals, transfers or failures to pay fines or assessments.

A member on dues check off will not lose good standing as a result of a delay or default by the employer in sending dues to the Local or because of an employer’s failure to make the proper deductions from the member’s pay in any month in which the member had any earnings from which deductions could have been made.

Potential candidates are encouraged to check their eligibility, and the eligibility of their nominators and seconders, prior to the nominations meeting by submitting a written request to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer.

This election shall be held in accordance with the Local 533 Bylaws and the IBT International Constitution. Elected officers of Local 533 shall, by virtue of such election, be delegates to the Joint Council.

Election of Officers

Election:

The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Ballots, secret ballot envelopes and addressed return envelopes will be mailed to all active members and new applicants eligible for membership in Local Union 533 on or about October 7, 2013. All ballots must be received at the designated Post Office Box by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2013 to be counted. Counting will take place at the Union Hall on October 24, 2013 immediately following the pickup of mail at the designated Post Office. Members who have not received a ballot by October 14, 2013 should call the Local Union Office at (775) 348-6060 to request a duplicate ballot. Duplicate ballots may be requested through October 21, 2013. Instructions for the completion of the ballot will be enclosed in the ballot package. This is a secret ballot vote. You should mark your ballot in private and mail your ballot, sealed in the secret ballot envelope, to the designated Post Office Box in the postage paid Business Reply Envelope provided. Do not give your ballot to anyone.

Eligibility to Vote

To be eligible to vote in this election a member of Local Union 533 must be in good standing with initiation fees and dues paid through September 2013. Members have until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to pay their initiation fees or dues at the Local Union office in order to have their votes counted. Under the International Constitution, any member on dues checkoff shall not lose good standing as a result of a failure by an employer to send deducted dues to the Local or to make a proper deduction from the member’s pay in any month in which a member has any earnings from which dues could have been deducted.

Copies of the Articles of the International Constitution, the Local Union 533 Bylaws and the Rules governing the conduct of this election are available, upon request, from the Local Union.

Please make sure that your current address is on file with Local 533.

Fraternally,

Local Union 533 Executive Board

Local 601 - Stockton

Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of the following officers of Teamsters Local 601: Secretary-Treasurer (Principal Officer), President, Vice- President, Recording Secretary, and three (3) Trustees. The terms of office for these officers will commence on January 1, 2014 and conclude on December 31, 2016..

Nominations:

Nominations will be accepted at Special Membership Meetings of Teamsters Local 601 to be held on:

Wednesday - November 6, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Teamsters Local 601
745 East Miner Ave., Stockton, CA 95202

Thursday - November 7, 2013 7:30 p.m.
Teamsters Local 601
326 B Street, Yuba City, CA 95991

Nominations must be made and seconded from the floor by members of Local 601, in good standing with dues paid through October 2013. Any back dues or fees may be paid at the Local Union Stockton Office through 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Nominees must accept nomination in person, or if absent, in writing for only one office. Written acceptances must be submitted to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer.

Eligibility to run for office:

To be eligible to be nominated for Local Union office, a member must be in continuous good standing in Local 601 and actively employed in the craft within the jurisdiction of the Local for twentyfour months prior to the month of nomination. “Continuous good standing” is defined as compliance with the requirements regarding the timely payment of dues, together with no interruption in active membership because of suspensions, expulsions, withdrawals, transfers or failures to pay fines or assessments.

A member on dues check off will not lose good standing as a result of a delay or default by the employer in sending dues to the Local or because of an employer’s failure to make the proper deductions from the member’s pay in any month in which the member had any earnings from which deductions could have been made.

Potential candidates are encouraged to check their eligibility, and the eligibility of their nominators and seconders, prior to the nominations meeting by submitting a written request to the Local Union Secretary- Treasurer.

Election:

The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Ballots, secret ballot envelopes and addressed return envelopes will be mailed to all active members and new applicants eligible for membership in Local 601 on or about November 18, 2013. All ballots must be received at the designated Post Office Box by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9, 2013 to be counted. Counting will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. at the Local Union Hall in Stockton, California on December 9, 2013. Members who have not received a ballot by Monday, November 25, 2013, should call 1 (855) 240-0363 to request a ballot. Duplicate ballots may be requested until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013. Instructions for the completion of the ballot will be enclosed in the ballot package. This is a secret ballot vote. You should mark your ballot in private and mail your ballot, sealed in the secret ballot envelope, to the designated Post Office Box in the postage paid Business Reply Envelope provided. Do not give your ballot to anyone.

Eligibility to vote:

To be eligible to vote in this election, a member of Local 601 must be in good standing with initiation fees and dues paid through November 2013. Members have until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2013 to pay their initiation fees or dues at the Local Union office in order to have their votes counted. Under the International Constitution, any member on dues checkoff shall not lose good standing as a result of a failure by an employer to send deducted dues to the Local or to make a proper deduction from the member’s pay in any month in which a member has any earnings from which dues could have been deducted.

Elected officers of the Local Union shall, by virtue of such election, be delegates to any Joint Council with which the Local is affiliated, as well as to any convention of any subordinate body which may take place during their term of office. Elected Local Union Officers shall be delegates to such bodies in the order of priority set forth in the Local Union Bylaws.

Copies of the Articles of the International Constitution, the Local 601 Bylaws and the Rules governing the conduct of this election are available, upon request, from the Local Union.

Fraternally,

Teamsters Local 601 Executive Board

Aviso de nominación y elección de la Directiva del Sindicato Teamsters Local 601

Por la presente se notifica de la nominación y elección de los siguientes miembros de la directiva del Sindicato Local 601: Secretario-Tesorero (Oficial Principal), Presidente, Vicepresidente, Secretario y tres 3 Síndicos. El mandato de estos oficiales comenzará el 01 de enero de 2014 y concluirá el 31 de diciembre de 2016.

Nominaciónes

Las nominaciónes serán aceptadas en las juntas especiales de miembros de Teamsters Local 601 que se llevará a cabo el:

Miércoles, 6 de November de 2013 7:30 p.m.
Teamsters Local 601:
745 East Miner Ave., Stockton, CA 95202

Jueves, 7 de November de 2013 7:30 p.m.
Teamsters Local 601:
326 B Street, Yuba City, CA 95991 

Las nominaciónes deben ser hechas y apoyadas por miembros del Local 601, al día con sus cuotas pagadas hasta Octubre de 2013. Las cuotas atrasadas o recargos pueden pagarse en la Oficina Local del Sindicato en Stockton hasta las 5:00 p.m. el martes, 5 de noviembre de 2013. Los candidatos deben aceptar el nombramiento en persona, o si está ausente, por escrito solamente en una oficina. Aceptaciones por escrito debe ser presentado al Secretario-Tesorero de la Unión Local.

Elegibilidad para postular para oficina

Para ser elegible para ser candidato a cargos de la Union Local, un miembro debe estar al día con sus cuotas pagadas en el Local 601 y activamente empleadas en el oficio dentro de la jurisdicción del Local durante veinticuatro meses antes del mes de la nominación. “ Miembros al día” se define como cumplimiento de los requisitos relacionados con el pago puntual de las cuotas, junto sin interrupciones en la membresía activa debido a suspensiones, expulsiones, retiros, transferencias o incumplimiento a pagar multas o evaluaciones.

Un miembro con cuotas al corriente no perderá buen estado como resultado de un retraso o incumplimiento por parte del empleador en el envío de las cuotas al Local o debido a la falta de un empleador para hacer las deducciones apropiadas del pago del miembro en cualquier mes en que el miembro tenía cualquier ganancia que deducciones podrían haberse hecho.

Animamos a candidatos potenciales a comprobar su elegibilidad y la elegibilidad de sus presentadores y apoyadores, antes de la junta de nominaciones mediante la presentación de una solicitud por escrito al Secretario-Tesorero de la Unión Local.

Elección

La elección se realizará por votación por correo. Las boletas, los sobres para la boletas secreta y los sobres de retorno dirigidos se enviarán a todos los miembros activos y nuevos solicitantes elegibles para el ingreso en el Local 601 en o cerca del 18 de noviembre de 2013. Todas las boletas deben ser recibidas en el apartado de correos designado antes de las 9:00 a.m. el lunes, el 9 de diciembre 2013, para ser contados. El conteo comenzará puntualmente a las 11:00 a.m. en el Salón del Sindicato en Stockton, California el 9 de diciembre de 2013. Los Miembros que no hayan recibido una boleta para el lunes, 25 de noviembre de 2013, deben llamar a 1 (855) 240-0363 para solicitar una boleta. Se puede solicitar un duplicado de boletas hasta las 5:00 p.m. el lunes 2 de diciembre de 2013.

Instrucciones para la completar la boleta será incluido en el paquete de la votación . Esta es una votación secreta. Usted debe marcar su boleta en privado y enviar su votación, sellada en el sobre de votación secreta al apartado de correos designado en el sobre con franqueo pagado. No le de su boleta a nadie.

Elegibilidad para votar

Para ser elegible para votar en esta elección, un miembro de Local 601 debe estar al día con honorarios de iniciación y cuotas pagadas hasta noviembre de 2013. Los miembros tienen hasta las 5:00 p.m. el viernes, 06 de diciembre de 2013 para pagar sus cuotas de iniciación o cuotas mensuales en la Oficina del Local de sindicato para que cuenten sus votos. Bajo la Constitución Internacional, cualquier miembro con cuotas al corriente no perderá su buen estado como resultado de un incumplimiento por un empleador para enviar las cuotas al Local o para hacer una deducción correcta de paga del miembro en cualquier mes en que un miembro tiene cualquier ganancia que las cuotas podrían ser deducidas.

Los elegidos a la Directiva del Sindicato Local, en virtud de tal elección, serán delegados a cualquier Consejo con que el Local está afiliado, así como a cualquier convención de cualquier grupo subordinado que puede ocurrir durante su mandato. Los oficiales elegidos de la Unión Local serán delegados a dichos grupos en el orden de prioridad establecido en los estatutos de la Unión Local.

Copias de los artículos de la Constitución Internacional, los estatutos del Local 601 y las normas que rigen la conducta de estas elecciones están disponibles, bajo petición, de la Unión Local.

Fraternalmente,
La Mesa Ejecutiva del Teamsters Local 601

Local 665 - San Francisco

Regular Membership meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.

Notice of Nominations and Election

Nominations for Officers of Local 665 will be held on October 22, 2013, 6 p.m., at 1371 Neotomas Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95405 Officers to be nominated are as follows: President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, Recording Secretary, three (3) Trustees.

The nominations will be governed by the provisions of the International Constitution, which are stated in this newspaper, and the Bylaws of Local 665.

The election shall be conducted by mail referendum ballot. The ballots will be mailed out on November 6, 2013 and all ballots must be received by 12 Noon on November 21, 2013. The ballots will be counted on November 21, 2013 at the Union office.

In order to nominate or second a nomination, a member must have his/her dues paid through the month of September 2013. In order to vote, a member must have his/her dues paid through the month of October 2013.

To be eligible to run for office, members of Local 665 must be in continuous good standing (dues paid by the last business day of the month) for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months, prior to nominations. Membership in good standing, as required, is subject to verification by the Union. Requests for a duplicate ballot because of allegations the ballot was never received shall be made to Local 665’s office by the member requesting such duplicate ballot. Your request will then be forwarded to the election service.

Note: The 50 percent meeting attendance requirement shall not be enforced as a condition of eligibility to run for office in this election. You should also consult excerpts from the International Constitution that appear in this newspaper and also the Bylaws of Local 665.

Mark Gleason, Secretary-Treasurer

Local 853 - San Leandro

Membership meetings are held the second Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m.

Nomination of candidates for offices of President, Vice President, Secretary- Treasurer, Recording Secretary and three (3) Trustees will take place as follows:

Nominations

DATE: November 4, 2013

TIME: 6:00 p.m.

PLACE: Local 853 Meeting Room, 2100 Merced St., San Leandro, CA.

If an election is necessary, it will be held as follows:

Election

DATE: December 12, 2013

TIME: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

PLACE: Local 853 Meeting Room 2100 Merced St., San Leandro, CA
Or
Local 853 West Bay Division Office 151 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA

Ballots will be consolidated and counted at the San Leandro polling place on December 12, 2013.

If an election is held, the regular order of business for the December, 2013 meeting will be suspended.

On the day of the election, members voting must have proof of identification.

The 50 percent meeting attendance requirement shall not be enforced as a condition of eligibility to run for office in this election.

These meetings are for all members. Retired members may attend both meetings but are not eligible to either make nominations or to vote.

Application to file for candidacy and copies of the Rules Governing Nominations and Elections are available and may be obtained at the San Leandro Union office by any member so requesting. This form must be returned to the Secretary-Treasurer by 4:30 p.m. on October 29, 2013.

To be eligible to nominate, a member must have his/her dues paid through the month of October, 2013. To be eligible to run for office, a member must be in continuous good standing in the Local Union and actively employed at the craft within the jurisdiction of this Local Union for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months prior to the month of nomination for said office and must be eligible to hold office if elected. To be eligible vote, a member must have dues paid through the month of November, 2013.

Absentee ballots will be available in accordance with the Local union Bylaws, Article VI, and applicable sections of the International Constitution.

Rome Aloise, Secretary-Treasurer