Section 1. The International Union, UAW, long ago made a commitment to the concept of a family involvement in the activities of this Union.
Where there is a desire on the part of the families of UAW members of any Local Union of the International Union to elevate the conditions, maintain and protect the interests of the UAW, and foster a better understanding within the family of the Union's goals and activities, a Charter for a Family Auxiliary shall be granted when application is made upon a form furnished by the International Secretary-Treasurer of this International Union.
Section 2. The Charter fee shall be ten dollars ($10.00) for Charter and initial supplies.
Section 3. Dues to maintain such Auxiliary shall not be more than fifty cents (.50) per month. No per capita tax shall be charged by this International Union from dues so collected.
Section 4. The Auxiliary shall establish such laws as do not conflict with the bylaws of their Local Union and this Constitution and shall submit same to the International Executive Board for ratification.
Section 5. So long as the Auxiliary adheres to the provisions of this Constitution and the Local Union bylaws and does not adopt a policy contrary to that of the International Union or Local Union and adheres to the conditions of its Charter, it shall remain in full force; but upon infraction thereof or upon request of the Local Union, the International Executive Board may revoke the Charter, thereby annulling all privileges secured thereunder.
Section 6. The Family Auxiliaries shall be administered through the International President's Office, in a cooperative effort with Education, CAP, Community Services, Family Education Center and other appropriate departments.
Section 7. The President of the International Union shall appoint the director to direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of the Family Auxiliaries.
Section 8. The director of the Family Auxiliaries may call regional conferences of the Auxiliaries.
Section 9. It is the duty of the Family Auxiliaries to educate the families of the workers to the principles and ideals of trade unionism; to adhere to the principles and policies of their Local Union and the International Union; to assist their Local Unions in time of need and during labor disputes; to assist Local Unions in social affairs when called upon by their respective Local Union; to provide educational and cultural activities for the children of the workers. It shall be the duty of the Local Unions to assist in the formation of Local Family Auxiliaries; the Regional Director shall assist the director of the Family Auxiliaries in their respective regions. The Family Auxiliaries shall not campaign for or against candidates seeking office in Local Unions. The Family Auxiliaries shall not interfere with affairs of the Local Union unless officially called upon by their Local Union. Each respective Local Union shall select a committee of not more than three (3) to assist the National and Regional Directors in supervising and formulating policies for their respective Auxiliaries.
Section 10. No one shall be eligible for membership in the Family Auxiliaries who holds membership in any Local Union under the jurisdiction of the UAW.