Nominations & Elections

2018

NOTICE OF NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS & Business Agent

LOCAL 890 - Salinas

Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of the following officers of Local 890: President (Principal Officer), Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, Recording Secretary, and three Trustees for a three (3) year term.

Nominations

Nominations will be accepted at a Special Membership Meeting of Teamsters Local Union No. 890 to be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. at the Teamsters Union Hall located at 207 N Sanborn Rd., Salinas, California 93905.

Nominations must be made and seconded from the floor by members of Local Union No. 890, in good standing with dues paid through July 2018. Any back dues or fees may be paid at the Local Union office through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Nominees must accept nomination in person, or if absent, in writing for only one office. Written acceptances must be submitted to the Local Union President.

Eligibility to Nominate or Run for Office

To be eligible to be nominated for Local Union office, a member must satisfy the requirements of Article II, Section 4 of the International Constitution. An eligible candidate must be a member in continuous good standing of Local Union 890 and actively employed in the craft within the jurisdiction of the Local, for twenty-four (24) 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.

The eligibility of seasonal workers in the seasonal food industry to nominate candidates is governed by Article XXII, Section 4 (c) of the IBT Constitution. Such persons shall be eligible to nominate candidates if they: 1) were in regular employment during some period of the twelve (12) months prior to the election and 2) produce satisfactory evidence that their dues were paid up through the last month of employment.

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 President.

Election

The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Ballots will be mailed to all active members and new applicants eligible for membership in Local Union No. 890 on or about Monday, August 20, 2018. All ballots must be received at the designated return address by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Members who have not received a ballot by Thursday August 30, 2018, may call UniLect Election Services at this toll-free number: (855) 240-0363 to request a ballot. Duplicate ballots may be requested through Thursday, September 6, 2018.

To assure that the maximum number of members receive a ballot, the Local Union will make all efforts to correct incorrect addresses. You may also call the Local Union at this toll free number: (800) 300-5743, properly identify yourself, and provide the Local Union with the correct address. You can also leave a message on the Local’s voice mail. You must properly notify the Local Union of any address change by August 8, 2018.

Eligibility to Vote

To be eligible to vote in this election a member of Local 890 must be in good standing with their initiation fees and dues paid through August 2018. Members have until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 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 failure by an employer to send deducted dues to the Local or to make proper deduction from the member’s pay in any month in which a member has any earnings from which dues could have been deducted.

The eligibility of seasonal workers in the seasonal food industry to vote is governed by Article XXII, Section 4 (c) of the IBT Constitution. Such persons shall be eligible to vote if they: 1) were in regular employment during some period of the twelve (12) months prior to the election and 2) produce satisfactory evidence that their dues were paid up through the last month of employment.

Protests

Any pre-election protests must be filed with the Local Union 890 Secretary-Treasurer in accordance with the provisions of Article XXII Section 5(a) of the International Constitution. Any post-election protest must be filed with Joint Council 7 in accordance with Article XXII, Section 5(b) on the International Constitution.

Copies of the Articles of the International Constitution, the Local Union 890 Bylaws and the rules governing the conduct of this election are available, upon request from the Local Union.

Fraternally, Crescencio Diaz, President

AVISO DE NOMINACIONES Y ELECCION DE OFICIALES DEL LOCAL 890

Por la presente se da aviso respecto al nombramiento y la elección de los siguientes oficiales del Local 890 de la Unión: Presidente (Oficial Principal), Secretario-Tesorero, Vice-Presidente, Secretario de Actas y tres Fiduciarios por un término de tres (3) años.

Nominaciones

Se aceptarán nominaciones en la Reunión Especial de Miembros de Teamsters Local 890 el día Jueves 9 de Agosto, 2018 a las 8:00 p.m, en el Salón de la Unión Teamsters Local 890 con dirección en el 207 N Sanborn Rd., Salinas, CA 93905.

Las nominaciones se tienen que proponer y secundar desde el piso de la asamblea por miembros del Local 890, acreditados con sus cuotas pagadas hasta el mes de Julio de 2018. Cualquier cuota o deuda atrasada se puede pagar en la oficina del Local 890 hasta las 5:00 p.m. el Jueves 9 de Agosto del 2018. Los nominados tienen que aceptar su nominación en persona o si están ausentes, por escrito para solo un puesto. Las aceptaciones escritas tienen que someterse al Presidente del Local de la Unión.

Elegibilidad para Nominar o Correr para Oficina

Para ser elegible para ser nominado para un puesto del Local de la Unión, el miembro tiene que satisfacer los requisitos del Artículo II, Sección 4 de la Constitución Internacional. Un candidato elegible tiene que estar al corriente y acreditado continuamente con el Local 890 de la Unión y estar empleado activamente en el oficio bajo la jurisdicción del Local por 24 meses previos al mes de la nominación. “La acreditación continua” se define como cumplimiento con los requisitos respecto al pago puntual de las cuotas, y ninguna interrupción de la membrecía activa debido a suspensiones, expulsiones, retiros, traspasos o incumplimiento de pago de multas o cuotas.

Un miembro que trabaje en una compañía donde le rebajan las cuotas de su cheque no perderá su buen estado con la Unión como resultado de la tardanza o falta de pago por parte de la compañía o debido a que la compañía haga las deducciones apropiadas en cualquier mes cuando el miembro tuvo las ganancias para que dichas deducciones se pudieran haber hecho.

La elegibilidad de trabajadores temporales en la industria temporal de alimentos para nominar candidatos es gobernada por el Artículo XXII, Sección 4 (c) de la Constitución Internacional. Dichas personas serán elegibles para nominar si ellos: 1) estuvieron empleados durante algún periodo de doce (12) meses antes de la elección y 2) producir evidencia satisfactoria de que sus cuotas fueron pagadas hasta el último mes de empleo.

Los candidatos potenciales deben de revisar su elegibilidad, y la elegibilidad de sus nominadores y secundadores, antes de la junta de nominaciones sometiendo una petición por escrito al Presidente del Local de la Unión.

Elección

La elección será conducida por balota por correo. Las balotas se enviarán por correo a todos los miembros activos y nuevos solicitantes elegibles para membrecía en el Local 890 aproximadamente el día Lunes 20 de Agosto del 2018. Todas las balotas deben ser recibidas en el remitente designado para las 10:00 a.m. el Martes 11 de Septiembre del 2018. Miembros quienes no hayan recibido una balota para el Jueves 30 de Agosto del 2018 pueden llamar gratis a UniLect Election Services al siguiente número: (855) 240-0363 para pedir una balota. Balotas duplicadas pueden pedirse hasta el Jueves 6 de Septiembre del 2018.

Para asegurar que el máximo número de miembros reciban su balota, el Local de la Unión hará todo lo posible por corregir direcciones incorrectas. Usted también puede llamar al Local de la Unión a su número gratuito (800) 300-5743, e identificarse apropiadamente, y proveer al Local su dirección correcta. También puede dejar un mensaje en la contestadora de recados del Local. Usted tiene que notificar al Local de su cambio de dirección para el día Miércoles 8 de Agosto de 2018.

Elegibilidad para Votar

Para ser elegible para votar en esta elección un miembro del Local 890 tiene que estar en buen estado con respecto a sus cuotas y cuotas de iniciación tienen que estar pagadas hasta el mes de Agosto, 2018. Los miembros tienen hasta las 3:00 p.m. el día Martes 11 de Septiembre del 2018 para pagar sus cuotas y cuotas de iniciación en la oficina del Local de la Unión para que sus votos sean contados. Bajo la Constitución Internacional, cualquier miembro que trabaje en una compañía donde le rebajan las cuotas de su cheque no perderá su buen estado con la unión como resultado de la tardanza o falta de pago por parte de la compañía o debido a que la compañía no haga las deducciones apropiadas en cualquier mes cuando el miembro tuvo las ganancias para que dichas deducciones se pudieran haber hecho.

La elegibilidad para votar de los empleados temporales de la industria de alimentos está gobernada por el Artículo XXII, Sección 4 (c) de la Constitución de IBT. Dichas personas serán elegibles para votar si ellos: 1) están empleados durante algún periodo de los doce (12) meses antes de la elección y 2) producir evidencia satisfactoria de que sus cuotas fueron pagadas hasta el último mes de empleo.

Protestas

Cualquiera protesta de pre-elección tiene que ser archivada con el Secretario Tesorero del Local 890 de acuerdo con las provisiones del Articulo XXII Sección 5(a) de la Constitución Internacional. Cualquier protesta post elección tiene que ser archivada con el Concilio Unido 7 de acuerdo con el Articulo XXII, Sección 5(b) de la Constitución Internacional.

Hay copias disponibles de los Artículos de la Constitución Internacional, de los Estatutos del Local 890 y las Reglas que gobiernan la manera como se conducen las elecciones y estas se pueden solicitar al Local de la Unión.

Fraternalmente, Crescencio Díaz, Presidente 

LOCAL 287 - San Jose

Notice is hereby given of the nomination and election of the following officers of Local 287: Secretary-Treasurer, President, Vice-President, Recording-Secretary, three Trustees and three Business Agents. The term of office for these officers will commence on January 1, 2019 and conclude on December 31, 2021.

Nominations

Nominations will be accepted at a Special Membership Meeting of Local Union 287 to be held at Teamsters Local No. 287, 1452 North Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112 on September 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Nominations must be made and seconded from the floor by members of Local Union 287, in good standing with dues paid through August 2018. Any back dues or fees may be paid at the Local Union office through 4:00 p.m. on September 11, 2018. 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 287 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 suspension, expulsions, withdrawals, transfer 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 deduction from the member’s pay in any month in which the member had any earnings from which deductions could have been made.

Election

The election will be conducted by mail ballot. Ballots will be mailed to all active members and new applicants eligible for membership in Local Union 287 on or about September 25, 2018. All ballots must be received at the designated Post Office Box by 12:00 p.m. on October 25, 2018 to be counted. Ballots will be picked up from the Post Office and taken to the Local Union Office and counted on October 25, 2018. Members who have not received a ballot by October 2, 2018, should call UniLect Election Services’ Answering Service at 1-855-240-0363 to request a ballot. Duplicate ballots may be requested through October 18, 2018.

Eligibility to Vote

To be eligible to vote in this election a member of Local Union 287 must be in good standing with initiation fees and dues paid through September 2018. Members have until 4:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018 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 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 287 Bylaws and the Rules governing the conduct of this election are available, upon request, from the Local Union.

Please take notice of the International Constitution Provisions applicable to all nominations and elections in Teamsters Locals which are stated in this publication.

Jerry Cordova, Secretary-Treasurer