GENERAL TEAMSTERS, CHAUFFEURS, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDING MATERIAL, ICE AND COAL, LAUNDRY, DRY CLEANING AND INDUSTRIAL LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING DRIVERS, MEAT AND FOOD PRODUCTS DRIVERS, HELPERS, WAREHOUSEMEN, YARDMEN, SALESMEN AND ALLIED WORKERS.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Teamsters Joint Council No. 13 Missouri-Kansas Conference
Teamsters Local Union No.682
Nomination of candidates for 1 delegate and 1 alternate delegate to the June 2016 International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be held on:
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Teamsters Local Union No. 682, 5730 Elizabeth Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110.
The expenses of sending the one (1) delegate to the IBT convention will be paid by the Local Union. The expenses of sending one (1) alternate delegate will also be paid by the Local Union.
To be eligible to nominate or second, the member must have paid dues through December, 2015.
Dues and arrearages must be paid by 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2016 at 5730 Elizabeth Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110.
To be eligible to run for Convention delegate or alternate delegate, a member must:
Be a member in continuous good standing of the Local Union, with one's dues paid to the Local Union for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months prior to the month of nomination with no interruptions in active membership due to suspensions, expulsions, withdrawals, transfers or failure to pay fines or assessments;
Be employed at the craft within the jurisdiction of the Local Union for a period of twenty-four (24) consecutive months prior to the month of nomination; and
Be otherwise eligible to serve if elected.
It is strongly recommended that each prospective nominee request advance verification of his/her eligibility to run for delegate or alternate delegate. Inorder to maximize the opportunity for the Election Supervisor to verify eligibility in advance of nomination, this request should be made in writing to the Election Supervisor as soon as possibJe, but in no event less than five (5) working days prior to the nomination meeting. The Election Supervisor will not be able to verify eligibility of any prospective nominee who requests verification less than five (5) working days prior to the nomination meeting.
Delegate candidates will be nominated and seconded separately from alternate delegate candidates.
All nominations for delegate and alternate delegate shall be at large.
Any member may:
Be nominated and seconded orally from the floor by members in good standing other than the nominee; or,
Be nominated and seconded in writing by members in good standing, other than the nominee, unable to attend the nominations meeting. A written nomination or second must:
Be submitted to the Local Union Secretary-Treasurer so as to be received no later than 5:00 p.m. of the day before the day of the nomination meeting;
Identify the name of the person being nominated or seconded;
Identify if the nomination or second is for delegate or alternate delegate;
Be signed and have the last four (4) digits of the member's Social Security Number; and,
Be treated by the presiding officer as if it had been made from the floor.
Nominate or second more than one candidate;
Be nominated or seconded by more than one member;
Decline to be nominated or seconded by a particular person or persons.
Any member who intends to nominate or second a candidate may also request that the Election Supervisor verify his/her eligibility. All such requests must be in writing and must be received by the Election Supervisor no less than five (5) days prior to the nomination meeting.
Ifacceptance is made in writing, the document must be presented to the presiding Local Union officer no later than the time the member is nominated. Any member present at the meeting may produce a written acceptance at the time the absent member is nominated.
No member may accept the nomination for both delegate and alternate delegate.
Any candidate for delegate and alternate delegate is permitted to run as a member of a slate, which is defined as any grouping by mutual consent of two or more candidates. To qualify on the election ballot as a slate, a slate declaration form, which is available from the Secretary-
Treasurer or the Election Supervisor at the address shown below, must be completed and submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer, with a copy to the Election Supervisor, no later than three
(3) days after the Local Union's final nominations meeting.
Any attempt by a person or entity to limit,interfere or retaliate against any IBT member for exercising the right to nominate, second or run as a delegate or alternate delegate, may result in disqualification of a candidate who benefits from the violation, imposition of criminal penalties under federal law and/or other consequences or remedy.
International Delegates or Alternates, please contact your Local Union Secretary-Treasurer, the Election Supervisor, or the Election Supervisor Regional Director.
The Election Supervisor may be contacted at:
Office of the Election Supervisor for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1050 17th Street, NW, Suite 375
The Election Supervisor Regional Director may be contacted at: Name: Ms. Mary Ann Campbell
13853 State Road E DeSoto, Missouri 63020
Phone: 636-586-3462 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT NOTE: Because the nomination meeting closely follows the holiday season, eligibility review may be delayed or hampered due to employer office closings or holiday schedules. Any member seeking OES review of eligibility to be a candidate for delegate or alternate delegate or to nominate or second candidates for either office is urged to submit a request for review to the Office of the Election Supervisor as soon as possible.