Please consider serving on our union’s Standing Election Committee
Dear fellow union members,
Later this year, our union Local, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) will be holding elections for national and branch officer positions.
National and branch officer elections take place every three years at CMG. Elections later this year will determine those members who will be elected to serve as union officers for the 2020-2022 term.
According to CMG’s bylaws (Article 10), “National and branch officers of the union shall be elected every three (3) years by secret ballot no later than December 10 on a date set by the [National Executive Committee] NEC. With the exception of the Branch representatives, NEC officers shall be elected by an at-large vote of the membership of the CMG. Branch officers shall be elected by and from within the membership of their Branch. The NEC and Branch Executive Councils take office on January 1, following the election.”
Our Union’s Election Committee
CMG’s Election Committee needs to be repopulated at this time due to vacancies on the committee. As per CMG’s bylaws, the Election Committee is appointed by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
With support from CMG staff, the Election Committee shall publish procedures for national elections to ensure that members are well informed and campaigns are equitable.