Equal Opportunities Committee

Input Call for Equal Opportunities Committee Members

October 27, 2017

TO:    Executive Council
          Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
          Local Presidents

FROM:   UTE Equal Opportunities Committee

RE:   Input Call for Equal Opportunities Committee Members
         DEADLINE:   November 15, 2017


The Union of Taxation Employees (the UTE) is soliciting equity group members to represent the five (5) equity groups currently on the National Equal Opportunities Committee.  We are seeking to satisfy five (5) positions for members representing the following groups: Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Gays, Lesbians, Bisexual, Transgendered (GLBT), Persons with Disabilities and Racially Visible Members. In addition, we will be selecting two (2) alternates for each of the aforementioned positions.

The length of each position is for a duration of three (3) consecutive years.  The duties, responsibilities and obligations of the Committee members are outlined in the Committee’s Terms of Reference, available online via 

https://www.ute-sei.org/en/committees/equal-opportunities-committee/terms-reference

If you are aware of a member or members in your Local who are interested in submitting their application for one (1) of these positions, please ensure they are provided with an electronic or printed copy of this Memorandum.  In addition, we also request that the Memorandum be posted on the local union bulletin boards.  Also, please be aware of those who may be unable to read the Memorandum, for example those who have a visual impairment(s). For this reason, please verbally advise them directly of this Memorandum.

The applicant must complete the electronic application form available online and have same approved by their local president or her/his designate.  The web link is as follows:

https://www.ute-sei.org/en/eform/submit/eo-committee-application

The deadline to receive the electronic application form is 5:00 P.M. (EST) Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 

Those who wish to forward a printed application form can print same via the above link and forward the completed form via one (1) of the following methods:

Regular post:               800-233 Gilmour Street
                                    Ottawa ON, K2P 0P2

Fax machine:               (+01) 613 234 7290

Electronic message:  beauchc@ute-sei.org  

The deadline imposed to receive the electronic application form also applies to the printed application form, 5:00 P.M. (EST) Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 

If you have questions / concerns / comments related to any of the above, do not hesitate to contact Andrea Holmes via (+01) 613 235 6704 or holmesa@ute-sei.org.

In Solidarity,

Linda Koenders
Chairperson
Equal Opportunities Committee