Meeting Notice

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Local Lodge 2777

Milton, Florida

Meeting Notice

DATE:                    SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 6, 2021

TIME:                    9:00 A.M. – UNTIL THE CLOSE OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING.

PLACE:                 UNION HALL, 3689 AVALON BLVD – MILTON, FLORIDA 32572

PURPOSE:            TO NOMINATE LOCAL LODGE 2777 CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, BARGAINING UNIT CHIEF STEWARDS, NEGOTIATING COMMITTEEMEN, STRIKE COMMITTEEMEN AND ETC. FOR A THREE (3) YEAR TERM BEGINNING ON 01/01/2022. DELEGATES TO DISTRICT LODGE 75 & FL LABOR COUNCIL, ARE YEARLY (If there are more than the required nominee(s) in November, a secret ballot vote will be held in December to determine the “winner” for that position).

At the IAM&AW LL 2777 meeting hall located at
3689 Avalon Blvd, Milton, FL
beginning at 9a.m.

 

Note: Concerns about voting in person due to Co-Vid-19 is a valid reason to get an absentee ballot.  All absentee ballot requests must be at the Local Lodge prior to Nov 6, 2021.  If you have not received yours in the mail see your chief steward for one.

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION & ELECTION

I.A.M. & A.W. LOCAL LODGE 2777

 

NOMINATIONS

 

DATE:                    SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 6, 2021

TIME:                    9:00 A.M. – UNTIL THE CLOSE OF THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING.

PLACE:                 UNION HALL, 3689 AVALON BLVD – MILTON, FLORIDA 32572

PURPOSE:            TO NOMINATE LOCAL LODGE 2777 CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, BARGAINING UNIT CHIEF STEWARDS, NEGOTIATING COMMITTEEMEN, STRIKE COMMITTEEMEN AND ETC. FOR A THREE (3) YEAR TERM BEGINNING ON 01/01/2022. DELEGATES TO DISTRICT LODGE 75 & FL LABOR COUNCIL, ARE YEARLY (If there are more than the required nominee(s) in November, a secret ballot vote will be held in December to determine the “winner” for that position).

 

ELECTIONS

 

DATE:                    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 2021 – REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

TIME:                    POLLS WILL BE OPEN FROM 06:00 A.M. UNTIL 6:00 PM 18:00.

PLACE:                 UNION HALL, 3689 AVALON BLVD – MILTON, FLORIDA 32572

PURPOSE:            TO ELECT LOCAL LODGE 2777 CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, DELEGATES TO DISTRICT LODGE 75 & FL LABOR COUNCIL, BARGAINING UNIT CHIEF STEWARDS, NEGOTIATING COMMITTEEMEN, STRIKE COMMITTEEMEN AND ETC. FROM THE CANDIDATES WHO WILL BE NOMINATED DURING THE REGULAR MEETING ON THE 6TH OF NOVEMBER 2021.  THESE POSITIONS ARE TO SERVE A THREE (3) YEAR TERM OF OFFICE BEGINNING ON 01/01/2022.

 

 

ABSENTEE BALLOT

 

ARTICLE II, SECTION 3 (Page 6, Lines 23 – 30 & Page 7, Lines 1 – 12) Members who reside in outlying districts more than 25 miles from the designated balloting place, members who are either confined because of verified illness or on leave qualifying under U.S. and Canadian family leave laws, or on vacation or on official I.A.M. business approved by the L.L. or D.L. or G.L., or on an employer travel assignment, or reserve military leave, as the case may be, shall be furnished absentee ballots. Members applying for an absentee on the basis of residing in an outlying district more than 25 miles from the designated balloting place, shall have their eligibility to vote by absentee ballot determined by the R.S. and S.T. before the absentee ballots are mailed. Members found not to be eligible to vote by absentee ballot will be so notified within ten days of the receipt of their application. Before the absentee ballots are opened and counted, the inspectors of election shall determine the eligibility of members to vote by that method, as defined in this Section, with the exception cited above.

 

ARTICLE XXII, SECTION 7 (Page 85, Lines 16 – 29) & ARTICLE B (Page 103, Lines 17 -30) Absentee ballots shall be issued and voted in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section 3, Article II, in compliance with the following provisions: (1) the written request for the absentee ballot must be received by the R.S. not later than 30 days before the election; (2) the request must contain the member’s full, current address; (3) if the records of the L.L. indicate that the applicant is eligible to vote in the election, the R.S. and S.T. shall, within 5 days of the close of nominations, mail the absentee ballot; (4) if in the judgment of the R.S. and S.T., the member is not entitled to vote by absentee ballot, the member will be so notified, in writing, within 10 days of the receipt of the request for an absentee ballot.

 

ARTICLE II, SECTION 3 (Page 7, Lines 24 – 37 & Page 8, Lines 1 – 7) Members voting by absentee ballot shall execute and mail their ballots in accordance with the following procedure. After marking an (X) opposite the names of the candidate(s) for whom they wish to vote, and after filling in the information required on the detachable portion of the ballot form, the member shall thereupon detach such portion of the ballot and then fold and place the upper ballot portion in a plain envelope without affixing any signature, number or other means of identification thereon. After being securely sealed, this plain envelope shall then be placed, together with the detachable stub bearing the name of the member, address, lodge number and card number in an outer envelope bearing the word “Ballot” on its face. After being securely sealed, this envelope shall be returned by official government mail to the R.S. of the absentee member’s L.L. so that it will be received by or prior to the closing time of the polls specified in the notice of election. The R.S. shall turn over to the inspectors of election all such absentee ballots unopened.

 

NOTES: (1) All Candidates for Business Representatives and Local Lodge Offices or positions must be members in good standing in accordance with the IAM&AW Constitution, District Lodge 75 Bylaws (where applicable) and Local Lodge Bylaws. (2) Candidates who receive the highest votes for the offices of Business Representatives shall be declared nominated/elected (whichever applies) in accordance with the IAM&AW Constitution and District Lodge 75 Bylaws. (3) Candidates for Local Lodge offices shall be declared nominated/elected in accordance with the procedures set forth in the IAM&AW Constitution, Local Lodge Bylaws or applicable pending motions prior to the election.

PLEASE HAVE YOUR DUES CARD STAMPED UP TO DATE! ! !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REQUEST FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT

 

TO: Recording Secretary – Local Lodge No. 2777, I.A.M. & A.W.   I hereby request an absentee ballot for the one reason checked below:

 

  1. I reside more than 25 miles from the balloting place { }
  2. I will be at work during the voting times { }
  3. I am confined because of illness or injury. { }
  4. I am on leave qualifying under U.S. Family Leave Laws { }
  5. I am a working member vacation the day of the election { }
  6. I am a retiree and will be more than 25 miles away from my residence on election day. { }
  7. I am on official I.A.M. business approved by the L/L, D/L or G/L { }
  8. I am on an employer travel assignment { }
  9. I will be on military leave the day of election { }

 

I certify that the above request is accurate.

 

NAME (PRINT)_________________________________________________________________

 

SIGNED________________________________________________________________DATE________________

 

ADDRESS____________________________________________________________________________________

 

CITY______________________________________________STATE_____________ZIP____________________

 

DUES CARD NO._____________________________________CLASSIFICATION_________________________

 

This form must be received on or before the nomination date.  Please complete and return this absentee ballot request form by official government mail or in person to: IAM&AW Local Lodge 2777 Attn: Recording Secretary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recording Secretary                                                                                                                                                                                           Local Lodge No. 2777                                                                                                                                                                                          P.O. BOX 3830                                                                                                                                                                                                      MILTON, FL 32572