September 4, 2015

Locals should prepare for officer elections

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Under the provisions of Article Twenty-One B (21B), Section 57, of the SMART Constitution, elections of Local Legislative Representatives and Alternate Legislative Representatives will be held by all Transportation Division Locals in November 2015. Permanent vacancies that exist in any other elective positions also should be filled during this election. The election of Transportation Division delegates [...]

Legislative, Alt. Legislative Rep. elections planned

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Members and SMART Transportation Division (TD) Local officers are reminded elections for the positions of Legislative Representative and Alternate Legislative Representative are being conducted this autumn by all TD Locals, with nominations to be taken at the October 2015 meetings. Generally, those eligible for these four-year positions include all members in good standing (including those [...]

Vote as if your job, family depend on it

Mike Futhey

By UTU International President Mike Futhey –  It has been said that the comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor. Working families today feel the pain of that comment. Most are struggling to keep their heads above water as the gap between the middle-class and the rich continues to widen. [...]

Futhey re-elected UTU International president

Mike Futhey

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Mike Futhey was elected to his second four-year term as president of the United Transportation Union Aug. 8 during the UTU’s 11th quadrennial convention here. Futhey was re-elected by a vote of 453-34 against challenger Scott Cole, delegate from UTU Local 278. Also re-elected Aug. 8 — by acclamation — were Assistant [...]