Trenton Metro Area Local
American Postal Workers Union
may be obtained from the Executive Secretary, Donna Reel, Tour II,
Postage Due Clerk, Trenton P&DC, or requested by
contacting the Union Office. Petitions
may also be requested online by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
must be obtained no later than October 10, 2017.
Completed petitions must be received by the Executive Secretary no later than Midnight, October 31,
in compliance with Article IX, Section 2 of the Constitution.
Metro Area Local
New Jersey 08650
Phone: 609-631-7745 - Website: trentonmetroarealocal.com
will be accepted for the following positions:
Motor Vehicle Craft
Trustee, 3 Positions
Article 9 Section 3, the President has appointed the following
individuals with approval of the Executive Board to serve on the
Eligibility To Hold Office
Any postal employee eligible to be a
member of the APWU who voluntarily holds a managerial, supervisory or
EAS position with responsibility for issuing or recommending discipline,
for any period of time, shall be ineligible to hold office at any level
of the APWU or to be a delegate to any convention held by the APWU or a
subordinate body of the APWU, so long as the employee continues to serve
in such position and for a period of one year from the time the employee
vacates such position. Any
employee who has submitted an application to a managerial, supervisory
or EAS position with responsibility for issuing or recommending
discipline shall withdraw such application prior to acceptance of
nomination to any office in the APWU.
Any postal employee who shall
voluntarily hold, accept or apply for any managerial or supervisory
position, EAS position or the PASS program, either detailed, acting,
probationary or permanently, shall immediately vacate any office held by
that member in the national, local, area local, district council, state
or regional organization, any department of the APWU, the Postal Press
Association, or any subordinate body of the APWU which receives
financial support or uses the name of the American Postal Workers Union.
of Local Officers
Nominations and elections shall be
held for the elective officers of this local every three years,
commencing 1984. Candidates
shall run for only one Executive Board position.
Any member that desires to run for
an office of the Local must be a member in good standing for six months
immediately preceding the election and secure a nominating petition from
the Executive Secretary no later than October 10th.
Nominating petitions must be returned to the Executive Secretary
by midnight October 31st of the election year.
An election committee shall
be appointed by the President, with approval by the Executive Board, and
will consist of not less than three members.
The election committee shall be compensated with LWOP paid at
their current postal rate and an appropriate meal allowance.
The Executive Secretary shall verify
the eligibility of the person submitting the petition, turning over
those approved to the election committee.
Those ineligible will be returning stating the reason for
Candidate’s names will be posted
on all APWU bulletin boards.
The election shall be conducted by
secret ballot. When ballots
are printed, all candidates shall be listed in alphabetical order.
Election ballots shall be mailed November 14th.
Ballots must be returned no later than midnight November 30th.
Ballots shall be counted on the first workday after November
Uncontested positions need not be placed
on the ballot. The Executive Secretary shall cast one vote to make them
Newly elected officers shall assume
responsibilities of office on the first business day after January 1st.
NOMINATION & ELECTION PROTEST
Any candidate for office in an election or member of this local
may protest the nomination or election.
In a protest, the member must submit the objection in writing and
signed, to the Local Election Committee within seventy-two (72) hours
from the alleged infraction.
The Election Committee must act on this protest within ten (10)
days from receipt of the protest and return their answer to the member
in writing via certified mail.
3. In the event the Board decision is not
favorable to the protesting member, further appeals shall be submitted
to the National Executive Board within five (5) days of the Local
Election Committee’s decision.
All election appeals must follow Article 21 of the National
Constitution and Bylaws of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO.