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Article 3, Section 12:
The Board of Officers shall meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, except July and August, at 7:30 p.m. The place of such meeting shall be the same as where the regular monthly meetings of the Branch are held.
Article 4, Section 5:
The Board of Officers shall consist of the Branch President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Assistant Recording Secretary, Chairman of Trustees, Branch Trustees, Health Benefits Officer, Housing Chairman, Sergeant At Arms, and the COLCPE Chairman.
Article 5, Section 8:
The Election Committee shall be comprised of five (5) members. Each shall be compensated at a rate approved by the Board of Officers, not to exceed two (2) days to count and tabulate the Branch vote. Where, for good and sufficient reasons, the count exceeds two (2) days, the committee shall be compensated accordingly.
Article 5, Section 15:
Those Convention Delegates elected by the Branch to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention shall be compensated for the actual cost of meals and incidental expenses not exceeding the GSA per diem rate established for the city and state in which such convention is held.
The mode of transportation, cost, and place of lodging shall be determined by a consensus of the delegates elected to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention, the cost of which shall be borne by the Branch Convention Fund, provided that the cost of lodging does not exceed the GSA maximum lodging amount for the city, state in which the convention is held, however, if suitable housing is not available at a rate below the GSA maximum lodging, the Branch will pay the additional housing costs. Also, that the cost of transportation is the result of an exhaustive search for suitable transportation at a reasonable cost. Unless reasonable and necessary travel arrangements otherwise preclude it, convention lodging will cover the period Sunday through Friday, 6 nights.
Unless exempted by a consensus of the delegates to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention, all Branch compensated convention delegates will be lodged in the hotel determined by the delegate consensus. Those who do not use the mode of transportation or lodging determined by a consensus of the delegates to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention, shall not be compensated for any travel, lodging or per diem cost in excess of that provided for delegates who comply with the consensus.
Also, eligible National Convention Delegates elected to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention will be compensated $35 per day lost time.
Article 5, Section 16:
The same three (3) per cent of the Branch membership nominated and elected to be compensated for their attendance at a National Convention, shall by virtue of such election be compensated to represent the Branch as delegates to the State Convention, provided they meet the attendance requirements and the Branch Executive Board approves attendance at the State Convention. They shall be compensated for transportation, meals for two (2) days, $30 per day, and lost leave time at $35 per day. Cost of convention registration shall be borne by the Branch.
Article 5, Section 18:
The Branch shall bear the cost of transportation, meals and lost time for delegates of the Branch to attend the annual NJ State Association Congressional Breakfast. Housing will be arranged by the Recording Secretary, and any cost deviation from same shall not be compensated for by the Branch. By virtue of their election to office, the elected officers of the Branch shall be delegates to the Breakfast. They shall be compensated $100 per day for meals, transportation and lost time. Housing arrangements shall be made and paid for by the Branch.
Article 5,Section 20:
The paid attendance at other meetings, such as, but not limited to rap sessions, Win seminars, Dept. of Labor seminars, training sessions or seminars put on by the State or National Association, etc., shall require authorization of the Executive Board, and shall be limited to Branch Officers and Shop Stewards, who shall be compensated for meals at $30 per day, $35 per day lost time, Housing for such meetings of less than 100 miles away, one way, shall not be compensated.
Article 7, Section 2:
Branch Officers and Shop Stewards shall be compensated from the general funds of the Branch an annual compensation as provided for in the annual Branch Budget. Such annual compensation shall be payable quarterly, provided that such Branch Officers and Shop Stewards attend at least three (3) of the monthly or executive board meetings (or any combination thereof) quarterly, unless such absence is for good and sufficient reason approved by the Executive Board in meeting assembled. An exception is made in quarter 3 (July, August, September) when attendance at only one meeting is required for compensation.
Article 8, Section 3:
Effective July 1, 2001, the dues of retired members shall be twelve ($12) dollars per annum.
Article 9, Section 7:
Under direction of the appointed Branch Director of Retirees, the Branch shall honor its retirees at an annual retirees' Breakfast, and provide them with an appropriate gift as determined by the Branch Executive Board, not to exceed the Branch budgeted amount for such gifts.
Article 13, Section 7:
The Branch shall pay $250 per week for suspensions of up to four (4) weeks annually, thirty (30) days, to any Branch Officer or Shop Steward who is disciplined due to his/her Union activities. Upon successful grievance-arbitration settlement, such funds shall be repaid to the Branch on a pro-rata basis. Such payments shall not exceed four (4) weeks per year, and shall be rescinded upon the successful completion of any settlement that the Branch may enter into with management. If grievance resolves or settlements result in a dismissal or reduction of lost wages, the Branch shall be reimbursed the funds given the Shop Steward or Branch Officer for lost wages regained.
Change title of Article 17, Per Diem to read:
"Per Diem For Other Approved Branch Expenses."
Article 18, Section 3:
Any organization or member wanting to sell goods at Branch Executive Board or General Meetings must sell only American Union Made goods.
Office Name Position Bonus Blackwood Alberti C/S Supvr $1911.28 Blackwood Delasandro C/S Supvr $1492.18 Blackwood Johnson C/S Supvr $1266.32 Blackwood Miksit Postmaster $2301.71 Bridgeton Borgese C/S Supvr $1937.64 Bridgeton Fleming Postmaster $2737.02 Bridgeton Morris C/S Supvr $852.45 Bridgeton Waller C/S Supvr $1904.25 Clayton Gallagher Postmaster $2195.18 Gibbstown Mayo Postmaster $1742.96 Glassboro Apgar C/S Supvr $1711.17 Glassboro Gary Postmaster $2611.08 Glendora Capotosti Postmaster $2366.14 Gloucester Andrioli C/S Supvr $1512.26 Gloucester Shiflet Postmaster $2360.91 Gloucester Thornton C/S Supvr $1517.58 Gloucester Vollaro C/S Supvr $2111.24 Haddon Hts Barnes Postmaster $2565.00 Haddon Hts Lafferty C/S Supvr $1710.09 Hammonton Hacker C/S Supvr $2107.30 Hammonton Lewandowski Postmaster $2611.08 K/Voorhees Glenn C/S Supvr $2000.29 K/Voorhees Hester C/S Supvr $1700.84 K/Voorhees Speechly Postmaster $2531.46 K/Voorhees Vignato C/S Supvr $1444.53 Magnolia Morabito Postmaster $2051.21 Mantua Charlton C/S Supvr $2166.31 Mantua Daniels Postmaster $2366.44 Maple Shade Atkinson C/S Supvr $23.82 Maple Shade Eley C/S Supvr $2107.30 Maple Shade Waleed Postmaster $2441.19 Marlton Anderson C/S Supvr $1972.40 Marlton Finnegan Postmaster $6450.32 Marlton Kearns Sales Spec $2336.49 Marlton Koehler C/S Supvr $1959.33 Mt Ephraim Delp Postmaster $2347.17 National Park Roccia Postmaster $2208.46 Paulsboro Dickson Postmaster $2611.08 Paulsboro Hood C/S Supvr $1493.94 Penns Grove Dennis C/S Supvr $2107.30 Penns Grove Rahil Postmaster $2365.67 Pennsville Lafferty Postmaster $2399.83 Pennsville Logan C/S Supvr $1907.95 Pitman Carrasquillo Postmaster $2236.21 Pitman Strickon C/S Supvr $2702.63 Riverton Murtin C/S Supvr $1690.29 Riverton O'Toole C/S Supvr $2107.30(to be continued next Newsletter)