Constitution of The Canadian Union of Skilled Workers
Amended: Sixth Convention of the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers
April 18 & 19, 2015
VALUES AND BELIEFS:
Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Equality, Respectful Treatment, Family Consideration, Common Sense, Decisions Benefiting the Members, Decisions Promoting the Workers, Involvement (including stakeholders), Democratic Processes
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ARTICLE 14 - Convention
This Constitution can only be changed by a majority vote of the Delegates attending a Convention of the Union.
The Canadian Union of Skilled Workers shall meet in a regular convention every 3 years between January 2nd and April 30th at such a place decided upon by the National Executive Board.
The National Executive Board has the authority to select the date on which the Union Convention is to convene.
The National Executive Board shall establish a budget to prepare for and conduct the Convention.
In order to qualify as a delegate for the CUSW Convention, a member shall be required to have been in good standing in the Union immediately prior to nomination and current in the payment of his/her dues. No member can be a delegate to convention if he/she is in the employment of another Union.