Notice of Nomination and Election
Pursuant to the provision of Article 5 of the by laws of Local 100 and Articles 8 and 10 of the Constitution of UNITE HERE, this is the official notice of the nomination and election of officers of Local 100.
Nominations will be on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the regular membership meetings scheduled for 9:30 am, 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm. The meetings will be held by video via Zoom, and members may participate by video or by phone. All members in good standing may attend and make nominations. If you wish to participate please call 917-746-4907 by 5:00pm on Monday, April 26. The Local 100 dues department will check if you are in good standing and if you are will provide the zoom link or phone number to attend.
Nominations will be for the office of President, Secretary Treasurer, 16 members of the Executive Board and 3 Trustees.
Members, in order to be eligible to be nominated, must be present at the nomination meeting or must submit to the Election Committee at Local 100’s office at 275 Seventh Avenue, 16th Fl., NY, NY 10001 by hand delivery or by mail, or by email to [email protected] a written statement prior to the opening of nominations, indicating their willingness to accept the nomination if their name is proposed. In addition, in order to be eligible to be nominated for office a member must have been an active member in continuous good standing for a period of three months (February, March, and April) immediately preceding the month of the election, and must be employed or available for employment in Local 100’s jurisdiction, or be an officer or employee of Local 100 or UNITE HERE International Union. The Election Committee shall pass on the eligibility of all candidates and its decisions shall be subject to appeal to the President of UNITE HERE International Union. The term for all offices is three years. No members may be nominated for more than one office when such offices conflict. A nomination does not require a second.
A request to run as a slate must be received in writing to the Election Committee no later than Friday, May 14, 2021 and must include candidates for President or Secretary Treasurer and at least eight (8) candidates for Executive Board and two (2) candidates for Trustees. The request can be submitted by email to [email protected] or by mail to UNITE HERE Local 100 attn. Election Committee, 275 Seventh Ave., 16th Fl. NY, NY 10001.
The election will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
Polls shall be open from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm in the following locations:
• Members working in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island: UNITE HERE Local 100, 275 Seventh Avenue, New York
• Members working at La Guardia Airport or JFK Airport and in Nassau and Suffolk counties: Local 100 office, 135 27 Lefferts Blvd, South Ozone Park, Queens 11420.
• Members working in New Jersey: UNITE HERE Local 100, 60 Park Place, Suite 303, Newark, New Jersey 07102
• Members working in Westchester and Rockland Counties: Grand Roosevelt Ballroom, 2 Hudson St, Yonkers, NY 10701 (between S. Broadway and Riverdale Ave.)
All active members in good standing on the day of the election shall be eligible to vote. To be in good standing, dues must be paid through March, 2021. To vote a member must show at the polling place a piece of identification with the member’s picture. Any member who is reinstated on the date of the election is eligible to vote upon presenting the Election Committee a receipt signed by a bonded officer or employee of the Union showing the payment. The dues department will be open from 8:00am until 8:00pm on election day at the three Union offices:
• Manhattan: 275 Seventh Avenue, 16th floor, New York 10001
• Newark: 60 Park Place, Suite 303, Newark, New Jersey 07102
• Queens: 135 27 Lefferts Blvd; South Ozone Park, Queens 11420
Ballots will be counted starting at 8:30pm in the Local 100 office, 275 7th Avenue 16th Floor, New York, NY. Any candidate shall have the right to have one observer at the polls and at the counting of the ballots. All members and observers should wear masks and practice social distancing at the voting locations and at the ballot count so that we keep everyone safe. All observers must be active members in good standing of Local 100. The installation of officers will be on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.