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Running of the locals

Compare the differences with the different available unions. Which is the better choice?
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Running of the locals

Postby goatdancer » Thu Dec 22, 2005 10:04 pm

How were the locals run under the IBEW? How many were there? How was the executive elected? How were shop stewards elected? Just a few questions to start this off.

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Postby lonetag » Mon Dec 26, 2005 2:06 am

There was one local (348 if I remember) for TELUS in Alberta, and this local of was made of up units in each of the cities. I discuessed election methods in one of the other threads. The prime role of the units was to run the local meetings and ensure the voice of the members was heard in a democratic way. The business manager normally attended most unit meetings to represent and report at the provinical level.

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