Election appeals

1846 Riley v. UAW Local Union 598 Executive Board

The PRB applies a presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant’s primary claim ...
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1843 Robinson v. UAW Local Union 31

The Local Election Committee correctly determined that Appellant was ineligible to run for office.  The Local Bylaws require one year of continuous membership in good standing immediately prior to nominations in order to be eligible to run for Committeeperson.  As a terminated employee, Appellant had two options under the UAW ...
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1844 Baxter v. UAW Local Union 659

In election cases, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  In this case, Appellant has not established that any election violations occurred.  Appellant’s primary complaint is that he was ...
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1840 Sharpe v. UAW Local Union 723

Local union elections carry a presumption of validity.  To overcome this presumption, an appellant must provide clear and convincing evidence that an election violation occurred which could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant has not met this standard.  Appellant’s complaint that the Election Rules distributed by the Election ...
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1834 Rhoden v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board

The UAW has a long-standing policy barring retired members from holding union offices which require bargaining or grievance handling under a local’s bylaws or collective bargaining agreements.  The Local 723 Bylaws state: “The Financial Secretary-Treasurer is to assist the Unit Chairperson in processing and expediting grievance procedures.”  On its face, ...
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1839 Brandau v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board

The PRB fully addressed the question whether a retiree is eligible to run for Financial Secretary-Treasurer of Local 723 in its decision in Rhoden v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board, PRB Case No. 1834, issued this same date.  Appellant in this case seeks the same relief and has raised ...
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1838 Yunk v. UAW Local Union 1102

The PRB has for many years applied an established standard of review in appeals challenging election results, based on the presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to ...
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1827 Turner v. UAW Local Union 2209

The Local 2209 Election Committee found Appellant ineligible to run on two grounds: (1) the requirement under Paragraph 17 of the UAW-GM National Agreement that an individual’s name must appear on the applicable seniority list to be eligible to serve as a committeeperson; and (2) the Interpretations of the Constitution ...
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1818 Boline v. UAW International Executive Board

The Board applies a presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  That showing has ...
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1812 Michael v. UAW Local Union 6000

The Board applies a presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant’s election challenge ...
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