Administratorships

1819 Rankin v. UAW International Executive Board

The PRB has jurisdiction to review the IEB’s decision to impose a suspension under Article 30, §4 of the International Constitution.  Under Article 30, §4, the default rule is that an accused International officer will continue to function in his or her elected capacity pending trial.  However, Article 30, §4 ...
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1809 Dinatale, et al. v. UAW International Executive Board

Under the UAW International Constitution, the International Executive Board (IEB) can impose an administratorship for one of the purposes described in Article 12, §3(a) through (d).  Although the purposes are broadly stated in the Constitution, they do impose some limitation on the IEB’s authority.  The fact that the International Union ...
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1606 Grima v. Regional Director Rory Gamble

There is no evidence in the record that an administratorship was necessary to prevent corruption or financial misconduct within the meaning of Article 12, §3(a), of the Constitution. The fact that Grima questioned the propriety of pension and insurance contributions for the Local Union’s part-time janitor does not amount to ...
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1731 Franks v. Local Union 7777

Franks identified a potentially serious fault in the integrity of the electoral process at Local Union 7777 during its 2013 triennial election. Election Committee Chairperson McDonald’s support for President Jeter’s defiance of the IEB’s order to rerun the runoff election for president gave credence to Franks’s argument that McDonald was ...
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1742 Anderson-Shearen v. International President

This appeal should not have been rejected as untimely. The record supports a conclusion that Anderson-Shearen diligently pursued her appeal regarding this issue. The International Union referred Anderson-Shearen’s appeals back to the Regional Director rather than referring them to the IEB.  This suggested that the merger was still an open ...
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