According to the bylaws of CUPE 3903, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the annual election of the Executive Committee take place around this time of year. Voting in the election begins at the end of the AGM and continues for five days afterwards, with polling stations open on Keele campus from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and at Glendon College from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
However, it is highly unusual for an election to take place when a local is in the midst of a strike. Paul Moist, the national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, has directed us to postpone the AGM and election until all our members have returned to work. Once members have returned to work, an AGM must be held and the annual election completed within 30 days.
As soon as the strike ends, the list of nominees will be posted and the campaigning period will begin. The nominations period closed the day before the strike began.
For more information, please email our National Representative, Russ Armstrong, at firstname.lastname@example.org.