Shop Committee members are District Committeepersons. Their duties consist of handling grievances at second step and bargaining Local Agreements with Management. If applicable, the elected Skilled Trades Shop Committeeperson and the two elected Zone Committepersons are automatic members.
Shop Committee Chairman
It is the duty of the Chairman to: presides at the Shop Committee meetings, handle third step appeals with management and the international and meets with management and the Umpire Staff on fourth step appeals. He or She is also a member of the Executive Board at Large, with primary duties as Zone Committeeperson.
District Committee Persons
The District Committeeperson represents and defends members of his district in contractual issues with management. It is their job to enforce both the Local and National contract.
Alternate Committee Persons
Will function in the district in which they were elected in the absence of the regular Committeeperson.