Thank you for everything that you do! Without your dedication  we would never be able to support our members and strengthen our union.  Your leadership is invaluable!

ARTICLE X - BUILDING REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES 
 
1)    To represent all Paraprofessionals at each location 

2)    To maintain a personal email account and current phone number to conduct union business.  This email                             address and current phone number should be on file in the union office.
3)    To keep Paraprofessionals informed and listen to the concerns of the members and communicate these   

       concerns with the principal and President.
4)    The building representative will meet with all new Unit D members at their school to welcome them to the school, obtain 
       their contact information and to encourage them to become members of the union and complete a dues authorization 
       form.
5)    To distribute all Paraprofessional mailings and information sent to the Building Representative from the Local to all the          members of the building.  Maintain an up-to-date Local 4098 Bulletin Board in the building.
6)    The Building Representative is the agent of the Federation in her/his building, and is responsible for the                               implementation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement in that building.
7)    The Building Representative is responsible for overseeing Step One of the grievance procedure as outlined in the                   Collective Bargaining Agreement.
8)    To attend all Local 4098 Meetings/Trainings. If you are unable to attend a meeting, you must notify the 1st Vice                     President prior to the meeting via email.
9)    Attend disciplinary meetings at the building level to represent the affected member, take comprehensive notes and               maintain records.
10)    File an activity log with the Treasurer, for the current school year, annually at the last Membership Meeting.
11)     Building Representatives must fulfill all of the above duties in order to receive the annual building representative                 stipend.

Building Representative Meetings 2022-2023 School Year

August 31, 2022    4:00 pm    PD Center

October 12, 2022   or   November 10, 2022 4:00 pm  Virtual

February 8, 2023 or  March 9, 2023  4:00 pm   Virtual

May 10, 2023   4:00 pm  PD Center

*Locations are TBA-Any changes/additions to the schedule will be announced        

The links below are valuable reference materials to help you in your role as a Building Representative.  Information on Meeting/Event Dates can be found on the "Get Involved" link.  As leaders we face challeges every day and if we remain united, our courage and hope will be of great benefit to our members.

Membership Application and Dues Deduction Authorization
 

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I recognize that my authorization of dues deduction, and continuation of such authorization from year to year, is voluntary and not a condition of my employment.
In order to comply with the Internal Revenue Service ruling, be advised that your membership dues are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.  However, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

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Springfield Federation of Paraprofessionals