NAGE LOCAL R3-10
Nominations for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer are now being accepted by Election Officer James Rucidlo. All nominations must be made by 12 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018, on Nomination Forms and Nomination Acceptance Forms provided by Election Officer Rucidlo. Additional forms may be received by contacting the Election Officer or downloading from the NAGE website at http://nagefederal.org/veterans-affairs/army-navy-air-force. Forms must be returned to Election Officer Rucidlo by 12 p.m. on June 26, 2018, by mailing to James Rucidlo, NAGE, 159 Burgin Parkway, Quincy, MA, 02169; by fax to James Rucidlo, 617-472-7566; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Election Officer Rucidlo can be reached by phone at 617-376-7266. Nominations received after 12 p.m. on June 26, 2018, will not be valid.
Candidates for office must be members in good standing for one (1) year as of June 14, 2018. All members in good standing may nominate a candidate for any office. A person nominated for more than one position must select the office of his or her choice; no person may run for or hold more than one office. The term of office is three (3) years. Write-in ballots and absentee ballots will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of a member making any nomination to ensure that his/her nominee returns a Nomination Acceptance Form by June 26, 2018. If you know of any member who did not receive this Notice, please contact Election Officer Rucidlo at 617-376-7266.
Ballots for the election of officers will be mailed to all members on or about June 28, 2018. To be eligible to vote, you must be a member in good standing as of June 26, 2018. Ballots will be picked up from the U.S. Post Office, located in Quincy, Massachusetts, at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018, and will be tallied immediately thereafter at NAGE National Headquarters, 159 Burgin Parkway, Quincy, Massachusetts, at 12:30 p.m. Members are welcome to attend.
Nomination Acceptance Form
NAGE Dept. of VA Resources
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DO NOT CONTACT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ON OFFICIAL DUTY TIME, USING A GOVERNMENT PHONE, ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, OR USING GOVERNMENT EQUIPMENT INCLUDING GOVERNMENT EMAIL ADDRESSES.
The House will be considering anti-VA employee bill, the Veterans, Employees, Taxpayers, Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 1461) which will:
Click to read NAGE National President David J. Holway's letter to the House opposing H.R. 1461
Tell Your Congressperson to vote NO to H.R. 1461
- Places a cap on official time use by any local union official employed by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs as low as 25 percent, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
- Prohibits any local union official who earns more than $100,000.000 annually from using any official time, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary;
- Forbids local union officials from contacting members of Congress while on official time, even if the contact is in regard to whistleblowing protection; and
- Extends the probationary period of new hires at the VA from 12 to 24 months.