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UAW Constitution -- Opening and Closing Ceremonies

ARTICLE 42

I now declare this meeting of Local Union No. ... of the International Union, UNITED AUTOMOBILE, AEROSPACE AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS OF AMERICA (UAW) open for the transaction of such business as may properly come before it."

The following order of business is suggested, but it may be altered to suit the requirements of each Local Union:

1. Roll call of officers
2. Reading of the minutes of the previous meeting
3. Applications for membership
4. Voting on applications
5. Initiation of Candidates
6. Report of Financial Secretary and/or Treasurer
7. Reports of officers, committees and delegates
8. Communications and bills
9. Unfinished business
10. Good and Welfare
11. Does anyone know of a member out of work or in distress
12. New business
13. Closing
(All questions of parliamentary nature shall be decided by Robert's Rules of Order.)