Article VIII Duties


Section 1. It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the Union, to enforce the provisions of these By-Laws, to enforce all collective bargaining agreements, appoint all committees, sign all checks (minimum of two {2} signatures), and generally administer the affairs of the organization.
Section 2. The President may appoint Stewards from time to time in such number as may be necessary provided each steward serves at the sole discretion of the President of the Union and each may be removed in his -or- her discretion.
Section 3. It shall be the duty of the Vice President to assist the President in the discharge of his -or- her duties in the absence or incapacity of the President, to assume his -or- her duties.
Section 4. In the event of the President’s resignation, the Vice President shall assume the office of the President and appoint a new Vice President, both to remain as such for the remainder of the current term.
Section 5. It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep accurate record of all meetings and proceedings of the organization and maintain full and complete files of all documents sent or received by the organization. The Secretary shall also maintain a file of all present and past collective bargaining agreements between the organization and the company. The Secretary shall keep an inventory of all property of the organization.
Section 6. It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to receive all dues, initiation fees, assessments, fines and all other income. The Treasurer shall properly account for the same through the maintenance of books and records according to generally accepted accounting principles. The Treasurer shall make a report at each general / business meeting of the general membership as to the financial condition of the organization.
Section 7. It shall be the duty of the Sergeant-at-Arms to have charge and control of the meeting place as directed by the President. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall Call the Role to ascertain that all people are present are entitled to remain and report thereon to the President.
Section 8. It shall be the duty of Trustee(s) to have oversight responsibilities for all funds and property of the organization. Trustee(s) shall either audit the books and records of the organization or retain an accountant to do so, not less than once in each calendar year. Trustee(s) shall make a report of any such audit to the general membership at the next general / business meeting.

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