The following is the policy of Local 607
re campaign mail-outs and must be agreed to by any candidate desiring
one. If a candidate does not comply with the conditions contained
herein, the candidate will be denied a campaign mail-out.
1. Candidates for the election are entitled
to one mail-out between the date of May membership meeting and
the Election day(s).
2. Mail-outs must be produced without the
use of union equipment or materials, with all such costs being
the sole responsibility of the candidates. Mail-outs must be signed
by the candidates issuing them, and the candidates recognize they
are personally responsible for all statements made therein.
3. Candidates may request, and the local
union will inform candidates of the number of current members
in good standing.Candidates must bring their mail-out to the union
office at a pre-arranged time to be addressed by union staff.
The mail-outs must be in sealed, stamped, unaddressed envelopes.
The candidates must remain present, or have a designated watcher
present at all times while the envelopes are having address stickers
applied. Which will be done by union staff assigned to the task.
After all envelopes are addressed, a union staff member will,
accompanied by the candidate or designated watcher, take the envelopes
to the main post office and place them in the mail. At no time
will the union or the candidate/watcher have sole custody of the
4. The candidate will pay the local union
an amount equal to the office casts and total wage package for
staff members assigned to such mail-out for all time spent on
the task within thirty (30) days of the posting of the mail-out.
Such cost is recognized to be a "lawful fee" as set
out in Article III Section 3 (i) of the LIUNA Uniform Local Union
The Undersigned recognizes and agrees to
the conditions and requirements set out herein.