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Union Constitution and By-Laws
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ARTICLE 5 - DUTIES OF MEMBERS

Section 1 - Principles

Every member shall uphold the fundamental principles of this Union as laid down in the Constitution and By-Laws of the Union.

Section 2 - Right of Suffrage

Every member shall subscribe to the belief that it is the inherent duty of every citizen of the nation to use the right of suffrage at the ballot box when physically able to do so.

Section 3 - Rules

Every member shall comply with such rules and regulations as the Union enacts from time to time. Each member shall acquaint himself as soon as possible with the changes in such rules and regulations.

Section 4 - Collective Agreement

Every member shall adhere strictly to the terms of any collective agreement entered into with an employer.

Section 5 - Obligation

Members shall not injure fellow members or workers by betrayal, oppression or trickery, or cause them to lose their employment.

Section 6 - Grievances

All grievances against employers, superiors, or fellow workers must be immediately brought to the attention of the member's Shop Steward, in writing, to be duly processed.

Section 7 - Disagreements

If any difficulty arises between members, the difficulty shall be reported to the Shop Steward. The Shop Steward shall investigate it and attempt to adjust the difficulty satisfactorily. If they cannot adjust the difficulty satisfactorily, they shall turn the matter and all particulars over to the Grievance Committee.

Section 8 - Officers

Every member shall treat the Officers of this Union with respect and politeness at all times.

Section 9 - Reporting
  1. Members who are discharged or who terminate their employment, shall immediately report it to their Shop Steward. The Shop Steward will report it to the Union Office. Every member shall be considered working and shall remain liable to pay all dues until they do so.

  2. A member who changes his address must report it to their Shop Steward. The Shop Steward must immediately report it to the Union Office.
Section 10 - Attendance
  1. It is the duty of each member to attend all Regular, Regional or Special Meeting of the Union as required unless the member can show that they were sick, on vacation or working (including the next following graveyard shift).

  2. A member who is over sixty (60) years of age is not required to attend meetings, and shall not pay a fine where they fail to do so.



Constitution, Table of Contents

Article / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 /



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