Appointment or removal of representatives
1853 Franklin v. UAW Stellantis Department
In appeals involving the removal of a special purpose representative from office, the PRB’s jurisdiction is limited to whether the removal violated the UAW Ethical Practices Codes (EPC). As the Board has held in past cases, a UAW member does have the right to expect ethical treatment by the Union. ...VIEW DETAILS →
1467 Kidd v. IEB
The PRB will intervene in the removal of an appointed representative only when it concludes that a department such as the DaimlerChrysler Department has used its discretion unreasonably or for an impermissible purpose. There is nothing in the record to support Kidd’s claim that her removal was in retaliation for ...VIEW DETAILS →
1476 Gaston-Kelley v. UAW DaimlerChrysler Dept.
Gaston-Kelly has identified a sufficient number of irregularities in the actions taken by the Local Union and the DaimlerChrysler Department to require further inquiry on the part of the International Union to determine that her removal was not for reasons that would violate the UAW Ethical Practices Codes. The case ...VIEW DETAILS →
1476 II Gaston-Kelley v. UAW DaimlerChrysler Dept.
A Department Director has broad discretion in the matter of appointing and removing special purpose representatives, but there is no evidence of an exercise of that discretion in this case. Gaston-Kelley never received anything from the DaimlerChrysler Department removing her from her appointed position as Local Heath and Safety Representative. ...VIEW DETAILS →
1635 Ethical Practices Complaint, Gainer v. UAW GM Dept.
Gainer’s appeal concerning her removal as Human Resource Development Representative in 1999 is barred by the UAW Constitutional time limits. The time limit applicable to appeals or Ethical Practices Complaints begins to run when the member first becomes aware of the action being challenged. Gainer has demonstrated by her own ...VIEW DETAILS →
1696 Weller v. Local Union 2075 Executive Board
Weller’s removal from the position of local union chaplain did not violate any rights afforded him under the UAW Constitution. There is no general right to retain an appointment to a local union standing committee. The membership might adopt a motion opposing the removal of an appointee, but that is ...VIEW DETAILS →
1735 Mock v. UAW-Chrysler Department
The Constitutional restriction on appeals from decisions pertaining to the appointment and removal of representatives expressly recognizes the IEB’s authority to review such decisions. Mock raised a sufficient number of questions about the decision to remove her to require further investigation. That investigation has now taken place. The record affirms ...VIEW DETAILS →
1798 McKinney v. Local Union 869
McKinney was appointed as an International Representative, but shortly thereafter resigned and sought to resume his position as Local President. Article 14, §5 of the International Constitution sets forth the general rule that an International Representative may not also hold local union office. The provision also states an exception to ...VIEW DETAILS →