* Nominees must attend the Assembly where they are nominated or declare in writing their willingness to accept the nomination. Written declaration must be presented before the close of nominations and must be in the form of a hard copy email or other written material that clearly identifies the nominee and includes a date. Text messages and emails from an electronic device without written hard copy provided will not be accepted. Self-nominations are allowed. Nominations do not need a second.
Executive Board Members shall be nominated and elected only by those members who reside in the same region.
A 50% rebate on your initiation fee will be given if you attend the Membership Assembly within one (1) year of your date of hire or the Shop Steward Incentive Program will apply for attending (initiation fee rebate not available to members paying a $20 or waived initiation fee).
Official Local 8 union business is decided by members at two Membership Assemblies held on the fourth Saturday of January and of September each year. Locations rotate around the state. Topics include the Local 8 budget; annual donations; Political Action Committee donations; policies; Local 8 priorities, election of officers and delegates and other important business. Each Assembly has an education component, committee meetings, and a social event. Check the schedule below for the next Assembly!
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