Plans are taking shape for the next round of contract talks for the more than 14,250 engineers covered by the SPEEA-Boeing Professional Unit Contract and the 6,200 technical workers covered by the SPEEA-Boeing Technical Unit Contract.
If you are interested and eligible to serve on your contract negotiation team (see details here), apply by Wednesday, Dec. 9.
The SPEEA Negotiation Team Nominating Committee will interview applicants before submitting recommendations to the Professional and Technical Bargaining Unit Councils. Each Council will then vote to select the members who will represent their bargaining unit at the negotiation table.
Additional training beyond the candidate orientation sessions will be provided before formal negotiations with Boeing begin in mid-2016.
While the Professional and Technical units each negotiate separate contracts, the teams work together throughout the process.
SPEEA will conduct an election to fill the following Executive Board offices:
To be eligible, a candidate must be a member in good standing for the previous 24-month period.
For candidate instructions and the petition, see link.
Executive Board election information for 2016 candidates
The seven-member Board directs SPEEA’s activities through the executive director, prepares the annual budget and monitors expenses. Board members also serve as the team for any interim negotiations that may occur between formal bargaining sessions. The board members serve two-year terms.
SPEEA is seeking candidates for the regional Tellers Committees, responsible for overseeing union elections.
To be eligible to apply, you must be a regular SPEEA member in good standing for at least the past 12 months. Applicants cannot serve at the same time on the Executive Board, Council or Judicial Review Committee.
2016-2018 Teller petition