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Convention

Compare the differences with the different available unions. Which is the better choice?
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Convention

Postby goatdancer » Thu Dec 22, 2005 10:08 pm

How much representaion did the AB locals have at the convention? Did the locals have any say in what was discussed at convention?



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Postby lonetag » Mon Dec 26, 2005 1:59 am

The convention was a international affair, a gathering of al locals across the globe. The Alberta local like all IBEW locals was given a number of delegates equal to the number of members in relation to who membership of the IBEW. The Alberta local had a bit of an advantage here as it was one of the largest local's in the IBEW so it had quite delegates. The IBEW international convention are conducted in a professional manner and all delegates have an equal oppurtunity to be heard. One of the prime reason for the convention is also to provide training and networking across industry lines to increase the cohesiveness and effectiveness of the union. I don't think we in BC really appreciatted that we rejected the cadillac of unions 5 years ago and got stuck with an exploding pinto clown car.




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