The 2016 Election Rules, effective as of May 1, 2015, have been formally adopted. You can refer to, read, or print out a copy of the Rules on this website, or contact OES and ask for a copy. Copies of the Rules in English, Spanish, and French language will be available in printed form before the main delegate election season starts in January 2016.
Local Unions have started the process of electing delegates to the IBT’s 29th International Convention, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June 2016. Information about the procedure and schedule for the nomination and election of delegates from each Local Union (IBT/GCC), General Committee of Adjustment (BLETD), and System Federation (BMWED) is available on this website under the Delegate Elections tab. Follow the links to see Local Union Election Plans as they are submitted and made available for member comment; check the schedule for when nominations or elections are scheduled; and see the names of elected delegates and alternate delegates as results are certified.