Nominations are now open for all positions on Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Location Unit Executive Committees (LECs).
The election votes will be held between November 17 and 21, 2022, and the elected candidates will start their two-year terms on January 1, 2023 in accordance with Article 6.14 of the CMG by-laws.
All CMG members in good standing are eligible to run for positions on CMG LECs, provided you are a member at that Location Unit. Information on the roles and responsibilities of Location Unit executive members is available here: http://www.cmg.ca/en/roles-and-responsibilities-of-cmg-elected-officials-at-a-glance/.
Here are a few things to know about the process:
Location Unit structures and positions available
Our union’s bylaws require a minimum of three executive officers for a LEC: a President, a Vice-president, and a Secretary-Treasurer.
Beyond that, executive committees can and are encouraged to build a structure that reflects the needs of members in the specific location unit. Click below to see current structures in different CMG branches:
Location Unit Election Committees
Each location unit will set up a Location Unit Election Committee that will be responsible for running its own election:
These lists will be updated as contact information becomes available.
Nominations due Tuesday October 25, 2022
To put your name forward, or to nominate one of your co-workers, please download and complete the nomination form here.
The candidate, nominator and two seconders must all be CMG members in good standing. To be a member in good standing you must have a CMG membership card. If you do not have you card, go to www.cmg.ca/en/membership-card/.
Completed nomination forms can be handed to your Location Unit Elections Committee by 5 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, October 25. More information about election committee contacts will be uploaded as it becomes available.