Calling all SEIU Healthcare nursing members (RNs, RPNs and NPs) for the 2019 SEIU Healthcare Nursing Division Convention. Members must apply to attend the Convention. In your application, please reference activities from the past three years unless otherwise prompted.
Date: November 21-22, 2019
Location: Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road, Etobicoke, Ontario
Deadline to apply is Friday, October 11, 2019
Successful delegates will be notified on Monday, October 14 by email.
It’s important that you understand the following SEIU Healthcare (Local 1 Canada) constitutional articles and definitions:
There shall be no discrimination against any member, or any applicant for membership, by reason of race, creed, colour, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, ancestry, age, or disability.
Article 5.5 Division Vice-President
Divisions may be established from time-to-time with their own budget, constitution, and bylaws.
Division chairs shall either be elected by their division or appointed by the President. The Division can request a division levy or any general or special assessment which is approved by the procedures set out by the Division.
The Division mandate and procedures to be followed are to be set out by the Division meeting with the approval of the President. As of 2006, the RPN Division, also known as the Nursing Division, is recognized as a Division of SEIU Local 1 Canada. By virtue of the election or appointment of the Division chair, they shall serve as a Vice-President of the Division on the executive
Local 1 Canada Convention appendix A Convention
The Nursing Division Convention will take place every three years to
plan and review Division activities, as well as the effectiveness and productivity of the Division structure. Each convention shall include an educational component. Delegates must meet eligibility criteria as per 4.11 of the SEIU Local 1 Canada Constitution.