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How many delegates is my local eligible to bring to Convention?
The number of delegates your local can bring to represent your membership at Convention 2012 is based on the total number of members that your local is paying per capita tax on, using the following table:
I am a representative of a District Council or Council of Unions. How many delegates are eligible to attend Convention 2012?
District councils are entitled to bring two delegates per affiliated council. For councils of unions, one delegate per affiliated council of unions can attend Convention 2012. Representatives from district councils or councils of unions must hold membership in an affiliated local union in order to be eligible to attend.
What is an “alternate delegate”?
Alternate delegates (also known as “Alternates”) are entitled to attend convention and also speak on issues, however they cannot vote unless a registered delegate from their local is absent, and has given their delegate badge to the alternate delegate.
How many alternate delegates is my local union / district council / councils of unions eligible to have?
The number of alternates your local can bring to represent your membership at convention is based on the total number of members that your local is paying per capita tax on, using the following table:
How do I register delegates for Convention 2012?
Member locals must first elect their convention delegates from their membership, keeping in mind the maximum number of delegates and alternates that your local can send.
Registration at Convention will begin at 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 23rd.
We are from a small local with less than 100 members and are having financial difficulty sending our delegates to convention. What options are available for us?
Locals with under 100 members may complete a Small Local Subsidy Form. Upon approval, CUPE Ontario will cover the cost of one registration fee as well as reasonable transportation costs. Click Here to download the form