Announcing Steward Nominations!
It’s that time again… time to nominate your stewards.
As stated by the Santa Clara County Chapter Bylaws (Article 11 – Stewards):
Section 9 – Steward Elections
Steward elections shall be held every two years. In April and May of every even year said elections shall take place.
Nomination period BEGINS: April 2, 2012
Nomination forms will not be accepted prior to this date.
Nomination period ENDS: May 16, 2012
Nomination forms will not be accepted after this date.
All nomination forms must be received by SEIU Local 521 no later than 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2012.
What is a steward?
Stewards are the representatives of the union on each shift in every department. Stewards make sure the contract is enforced, keep workers informed of union activities and assist their co-workers with work-related problems and issues.
Santa Clara County Chapter Bylaws – Article 11 – Stewards
In order to be nominated a candidate must submit a petition of nomination with ten (10) member signatures from the affected unit or one half of the affected members if the unit is less than twenty.
Only full members in good standing (not service fee payers) may sign the Petition of Nomination. Become a SEIU 521 member today.