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Local 31 Officer Elections for 2015 - Official Results

        To:  Local 31 Executive Board
 
    From:  Elections/Credentials Committee
 
August 24, 2015

We have completed counting the ballots for the 2015 Officer Election, and tentatively certify these results:
  
            Local 31 Officer Elections for 2015
 
President
Richard McDermott                     190
James Carl Mayers                      63
Sarah Pacheco                            57
 
Vice President
Bob Williams                             elected (unopposed)
 
Secretary
A Special Election will be conducted in September 2015 to fill this position.*
 
Treasurer
Maurice “Moe” Thomas              elected (unopposed)

Congratulations to all the candidates who participated in this election.
 
-Elections/Credentials Committee
  NABET-CWA Local 31
Official Notice here
*Since we received no nominations for Secretary before the cut-off date, we will be conducting a special election for this position as soon as the documents can be prepared in September 2015.  All members will be notified by post card.

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Executive Board and General Membership Meetings

The next Executive Board  meeting is to be held in Lanham, Maryland, on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 9:30 AM.  All Local 31 members are welcome, to be held at the Union Office, 4483B Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD.

NBC / WRC

BULLETIN #8
 
August 14, 2015 nabet_logoCWA_5c8c8_250x250

 

 
NABET-CWA has tabulated the votes for the NBC Universal Master Agreement ratification balloting. Eligible NABET-CWA members employed at NBCU have ratified this contract offer by an overwhelming majority.  Ratification ballots were processed and votes were tallied by election committees in New York, Washington DC, Chicago and Los Angeles.
 
The Union's Bargaining Committee expresses their gratitude to the NABET-CWA members working across the country at NBC Universal, for their support and determination during this process.

Job Listings

Four Job Listings are posted below:
  1. Associate Producer
  2. News Production Assistant
  3. Acount Executive - News Channel 8
  4. Local Sales Manager - WJLA-TV

Job Posting

Job info from our brother Jim Nolan Local 16 NYC:

Achille Raspantini is looking for some workers. His company (tech-ops) is looking to hire 3 people for a broadcast project in DC. He is looking for smag / engineering types.

Anyone that is interested should call him at 212-465-1318 or email a.raspantini@tech-ops.com. Be sure to mention Jim's name.

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