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Executive Council by-elections 2014

Building, Construction and Allied Trades Industrial Sector 
General Engineering, Manufacturing and Servicing (GEMS) Industrial Sector

As a result of the resignation from the Executive Council of Building, Construction and Allied Trades industrial sector representative John Sheridan it is necessary to hold a by-election to elect his successor.  

Similarly, as a result of the re-organisation of the industrial sectors agreed at the September 2014 council meeting a by-election is required in the General Engineering, Manufacturing and Servicing (GEMS) industrial sector.

The timetable for these by-elections is as follows:

Nominations period 20 October to 24 November 2014
Last date for receipt of nominations Noon on 28 November 2014
Last date for acceptance and receipt of election address Noon on 3 December 2014
Voting period 5 January to noon on 30 January 2015
Count verification PM on 30 January 2015

Any Unite member who is a member of the relevant Industrial Sector on 27 October 2014 is eligible to participate in this ballot.  

A list of valid branches and workplaces and the candidates they nominated is available here: List of branches/workplaces/nominations (XLS). 

Ballot papers and elections addresses will be posted to members eligible to vote from 5 January 2015.  Any member who has not received their ballot paper by 21 January 2015 should contact the ballot enquiry service on 0800 783 3856 (0818 333 155 from the Republic of Ireland).

A ballot notice for display in workplace is being sent to Branch Secretaries.  You can also download a copy from this page: