Election appeals

1880 Schepp, et al. v. UAW Local Union 2209

The Local’s interpretation of the International Constitution and Local Bylaws is reasonable.  The PRB does not find any language in the International Constitution or the Local Bylaws which would require that the Local continue to follow its past practice of electing the Retired member of the Local Executive Board through ...
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1876 Neely v. International President, UAW

All local union elections carry a presumption of validity.  Therefore, to warrant overturning an election’s results and conducting a rerun, two requirements must be met: (1) an election rule violation must be firmly established; and (2) there must be clear and convincing evidence that the violation could have affected the ...
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1862 Kupsh, et al. v. UAW Region 8

Appellant raises important issues concerning the status and rights of newly organized members.  The PRB has not previously had the occasion to address the selection of bargaining team members for a recently organized group.  The Board agrees with the International Union that Articles 38 and 45 of the UAW Constitution ...
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1864 Jones v. International President, UAW

Local union elections carry a presumption of validity.  To warrant overturning an election’s results and conducting a rerun, two requirements must be met: (1) an election rule violation must be firmly established; and (2) there must be clear and convincing evidence that the violation could have affected the outcome of ...
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1854 Sandoval v. International Union, UAW

To warrant overturning an election’s results and conducting a rerun, two requirements must be met: (1) an election rule violation must be firmly established; and (2) there must be clear and convincing evidence that the violation could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant’s primary argument is that members ...
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1848 Toth, et al. v. International President, UAW

In the case of an appeal to the International Executive Board (IEB) from the decision of a Local Union, the time limit is 30 days under Article 33 of the International Constitution.  Appellants acknowledge that they did not file an appeal within 30 days of when they received notice that ...
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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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