The 2015-2016 IBT International Union Delegate and Officer Election is starting. Stages of the election will be supervised and conducted by the independent and impartial Office of the Election Supervisor. The rules of the election are to ensure that the process is fair, free, democratic, and informed.
The comment period for the proposed 2016 Rules is now closed, and comments are under consideration. The comments received will be posted to this website with a summary. Once the parties have addressed the comments, the 2016 Rules will be finalized. The proposed 2016 Rules, however, are deemed effective as of May 1, 2015.
You can read the proposed rules on this website, print out a copy, or contact OES and ask for a copy. Click here to read a summary of the changes from the 2011 Rules. Click here for an overview of the election process. And check this website for more information as each stage of the election is conducted.