General Membership Meeting
General Membership Meeting
When: Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 1 pm
Where: Local Union Hall
Agenda: Agenda: Regular Order of Business, Previous Minutes, Financial Report, Officer's and Unit Chair Reports, Committee Reports. *2nd reading of proposed Bylaw changes: Article 23 Finances; sections 2,3,6,7,8 and 9. Article 24 Attendance Requirements; sections 2,3 and 4.
The Elections for the Election Committee will be held at the meeting.
Recording Secretary, UAW Local 1268
Proposed Bylaw Changes
First reading at Membership Meeting September 25, 2016
Second reading at Membership Meeting October 30, 2016
Section 2. Lost Time Lost Income
The local union shall pay a representative or member lost compensation only when the reprsentative or member is performing necessary duties for and on behalf of the local union during a time for which s/he would otherwise be compensated by their employer. The amount of lost compensation should never exceed the amount which the local union representative or member would otherwise have received from his/her employer for the same period of time for which s/he is being compensated by the local union.
(a) The compensation of any member performing services under the direction of the Local Union shall be paid an amount for lost time from his/her regular employment within the plant, up to ten (10) hours, straight time per day, including overtime if eligible at the appropriate rate, inclusive of premiums, if any.
(b) Employer Profit Sharing payments lost ,or reduced, due to the performance of union business while under the direction of the Local Union, shall be calculated and paid so as not to cause any loss, or gain, to the Member.
(c) Holiday Pay lost, or reduced, due to the performance of union business, while under the direction of the Local Union, shall be calculated and paid so as not to cause any loss, or gain, to the Member.
(d) Vacation Pay lost, or reduced, due to the performance of union business, while under the direction of the Local Union, shall be calculated and paid so as not to cause any loss, or gain, to the Member.
(e) Bonus(s) payments lost, or reduced, due to the performance of union business, while under the direction of the Local Union, shall be calculated and paid so as not to cause any loss, or gain, to the Member.
(b) (f) Salaried individuals are to be compensated at their normal salary level as stated for lost time. This section shall not apply to Members elected or appointed to salaried positions within the Local Union.
Section 3. Travel Expense
(a) When any officer or members is required to perform services out of town he/she shall be allowed coach transportation, if flying, by the shortest route to and from his/her destination. Expenses shall be paid at the same rate for overnight stays as are repaid by the International Union and the same shall hold true for daily expenses when not reqired to stay overnight.
(b) Any delegate traveling by personal vehicle will be expected to transport up to three three (3) people including, the driver, unless specified in Call-out letter. Any deviations must be discussed and approved by the Local Union Executive Board.
(c) Current daily per diem is $46.00 per day, $20.00 on the day of return.
(d) Officers or members driving their own cars shall be compensated at the same mileage rate as allowed by the International Union while on Union business beyond a thirty (30) mile radius of the Local Union office, Current Mileage is set at the current IRS Rate 48.5 cents per mile. Also, any toll fees and parking will be paid by the Local Union, providing these are verified by receipts.
Section 6. Salary of Local President & Financial Secretary-Treasurer
The President shall be on a full-time basis with the salary as of June 30, 2016 of ninety - two thousand, eight hundred-eight hundred-ninety-four dollars and thirty-six cents ($92,894.36) sixty two thousand, one dollar and fifteen cents (62,002.15) established by membership actionafter the second reading of the proposed by law change dated October 30, 1994, which is based upon the salary of an International Servicing Representative.
The Finacial Secretary-Treasurer's base annual wage shall be $2,600.00 less than the annual wage paid to the Local Union President.
Section 7. The salaries of the President and the Financial Secretary Treasurer shall be adjusted quarterly in accordance with changes in the C.O.L.A. based on the same formula as in the International Contract used to pay members of Local 1268 by the Chrysler LLC. This adustment will commence March 1, 1976, and shall be paid only for forty hours per week. In addition, Based upon the membership action indicated in section 6 above, the President and Finacial Secretary/Treasurer shall recieve the same raises, bonuses, paid holidays, profit sharing payments, vacation and P.A.A. personal day (or similar) eligibility as provided in the International their individual respective Collective Bargaining Agreement. Contract for payments and eligibility requirements for members of Local 1268. It is understood that due to being paid salaries rather than hourly wages, the President and Financial Secretary-Treasurer will not be paid an amount in lieu of P.A.A personal day (or similar) and vacation annually, but must utilize the time provided during the irrespective terms of office or forfeit any weeks or days not utilized for such purposes. At the time of departure from their office, the respective officer will be due any unused accrued vacation and P.A.A. personal day (or similar) payments for the present eligibility year.
Section 8. The Chrysler LLC Group Insurance premiums, to continue medical, dental, and vision benefits, shall be paid by the Amalgamated Local Union for all full-time officers less any "optional premium amounts".
Section 9. The President and Financial Secretary vacation and P.A.A personal day (or similar) allotment will be based on their individual respective Collective Bargaining Agreement his/her Chrysler LLC seniority as stated in Section (104) in the International Agreement. Vacation and P.A.A. personal day (or similar) will not be paid over and above his/her base salary. Vacations may be taken one day at a time. All vacations and P.A.A. personal day (or similar) must be used in same eligbility calendar year. The eligibility year will run concurrent with their individual respective Collective Bargaining Agreement from May 1 to April 30 as it does in the International Contract.
Section 2. All members of this Amalgamated Local Union holding an appointed positition shall be required to attend:
(a) Two (2) of every three (3) membership meetings, unless excused for cause by the Executive Board.
(b) Two (2) of every three (3) meetings of their respective Board, Body or Committee.
(c) (b) Failure of any appointed person, including Committee Chairpersons people, to comply with these rules shall result in automatic removal from said committee or appointed position and not be permitted to be re-appointed to any committee for a period of one (1) year.
Section 3. Committee members holding appointed positions will use a "signing in" procedure at all membership meetings.
Section 4. A majority vote of the Executive Board shall determine whether an absence is to be excused or unexcused. Requests for excusals must be submitted, in writing (email is acceptable), to the Recording Secretary prior to the membership meeting, to the extent possible.