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CMG Location Unit elections – Submit nominations by November 13

Nominations are open for all positions on Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Location Unit Executive Committees (LECs), and the new deadline to submit nominations is Tuesday, November 13.

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/.

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.

Completed nomination forms can be handed to your Location Unit Elections Committee by 5 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, November 13.

Location Unit Election Committees

Each location unit will have set up a Location Unit Election Committee that will be responsible for running its own election:

Click here to see CBC Location Unit Election Committees – 2018
Click here to see the CP Location Unit Election Committees – 2018
Click here to see the VICE Media Location Unit Election Committees – 2018

The above details are being updated as contact information becomes available. As well, please check with your Location Unit Executive Committee for information on your Election Committee.

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:

At CBC: http://www.cmg.ca/en/contact/branch-leadership/cbcradiocanada/   
At CP: http://www.cmg.ca/en/contact/branch-leadership/cp/
At VICE Media: http://www.cmg.ca/en/contact/branch-leadership/vice/

The election votes will be held between December 4 and December 7, 2018, and the elected candidates will start their two-year terms on January 1, 2019, in accordance with Article 6.14 of the CMG by-laws.

For more elections information, please write to vote@cmg.ca or contact CMG Elections Coordinator Glenn Seymour at gs@cmg.ca

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