Stations & Stewards
STATION STEWARD’S INCLUDING ALTERNATE(S)
NALC Branch 9 By-LawsARTICLE VI.D
PREPARATION OF BALLOTS AND
POST ELECTION PROCEDURES
SECTION 9. Election of Shop Stewards shall be held following the election of Branch officers at each associate office, branch, station or section, commencing on December 1st. Each station shall conduct its own election in the following manner: A.) Designation of election committee; B.) Post on Union bulletin board notice of election which shall be five (5) days prior to voting; C.) Nominations shall be made from the floor; D.) Balloting shall begin after the fifth day and conclude within five (5) days. The new Shop Steward shall take office at the
Steward’s Board Meeting in January and shall be installed along with
the Officers prior to or during the January General Membership Meeting. Ballots shall be kept for thirty (30) days. Election results shall be posted on the Union bulletin board. If there is no officer or member who will run for election, the
President may appoint someone. In the event of a vacancy of a Shop Steward
position an election will be held, unless such election would have to take place less than ninety days before the regular election for Stewards in the station. In this instance, a Steward may be appointed by the Branch President to serve out the time remaining on the resigned or vacant Stewards term.
SECTION 10. In the event the Branch President deems it necessary, he/she may, if the elected Steward(s) agree with him/her on the individual(s) selected, appoint an alternate Steward(s) in any associate office, branch, station, or section.