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UAW Constitution - Salaries

ARTICLE 11

Salaries

Section 1. The International President, International Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents and International Executive Board Members were scheduled to receive a three (3) percent Lump Sum Payment effective with the first payroll period of March 2011, and the salaries were scheduled to be adjusted quarterly in accordance with changes in the cost of living based on the current formula as developed by the International Executive Board. Consistent with bargaining between the UAW and the Staff Council of International Representatives, both the scheduled Lump Sum Payment and the Cost of Living provisions have been eliminated and the salaries shall therefore remain at the levels set forth in Section 3, subject to future bargaining as described in Section 13.

Section 2. International Representatives were scheduled to receive a three (3) percent Lump Sum Payment effective with the first payroll period of March 2011, and the salaries were scheduled to be adjusted quarterly in accordance with changes in the cost of living based on the current formula as developed by the International Executive Board. Consistent with bargaining between the UAW and the Staff Council of International Representatives, both the scheduled Lump Sum Payment and the Cost of Living provisions have been eliminated and the salaries shall therefore remain at the levels set forth in Section 3, subject to future bargaining as described in Section 13.

Section 3
. The salaries of the International President, International Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents and International Executive Board Members in full for services rendered by each of said officers shall be the following sums:

International President, one hundred and fifty-three thousand, two hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-nine cents ($153,248.29) per annum.

International Secretary-Treasurer, one hundred and forty-two thousand, eighty dollars and eighty-seven cents ($142,080.87) per annum.

International Vice Presidents, one hundred and thirty-seven thousand, seven hundred and eighteen dollars and fifty-nine cents ($137,718.59) per annum.

International Executive Board Members, one hundred and twenty-six thousand, five hundred and fifty-one dollars and thirteen cents cents ($126,551.13) per annum.

Salaries shall be payable in biweekly installments.

Section 4. The International President, International Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents and International Executive Board Members shall devote their full time to their duties and shall not serve as an officer of a Local Union, District Council or any other subordinate body, except UAW-CAP Councils, beyond ninety (90) days after being elected as an International Officer.

Section 5. An International Executive Board Member shall serve under the general direction of the International President, subject to the decisions of the International Executive Board.

Section 6. International Executive Board Members and International Representatives shall receive such expenses and allowances, including per diem allowances, as the International Executive Board shall from time to time by resolution determine to be necessary and appropriate to the discharge of their obligations to the Union.

Section 7. The International Executive Board shall from time to time by resolution determine the salary, expenses and allowances to be paid any member, including a temporary organizer, performing services for the International Union at its request; provided that such salary, expenses and allowances shall not exceed those prevailing for International Representatives except to the extent that such member's lost time would exceed the salary of an International Representative.

Section 8. The full salary for International Representatives shall be one hundred and five thousand, seventy-six dollars and ninety-six cents ($105,076.96) per annum. The initial salary for a newly appointed International Representative shall be 70% of the classification rate for her/his assignment and shall be increased in annual increments. so that no later than achieving six years of seniority on staff s/he shall be receiving the full salary for her/his classification. The International Executive Board shall determine the salaries of International Representatives acting as professional specialists, key personnel and major and minor department heads.

Salaries shall be payable in biweekly installments.

Section 9. The International President, International Secretary-Treasurer, International Vice Presidents and International Executive Board Members shall, on their first election, be entitled to traveling expenses for themselves and families and the moving of household goods from their home to their assigned location and also on return at the close of their official terms.

Section 10. International Officers, International Executive Board Members and International Representatives shall receive, in addition to their salaries, such fringe benefits as pensions, severance pay, medical-surgical health insurance, sickness and accident insurance, life insurance, vacations, Supplemental Unemployment Benefits, etc., in such amounts and under such conditions as the International Executive Board shall from time to time by resolution determine to be necessary and appropriate.

Section 11. No person in the International Union who holds a paid full-time job in the Union shall hold any other paid position in the Union at the same time.

Section 12. The International Executive Board shall from time to time by resolution establish salaries, expenses, allowances and fringe benefits for clerical, custodial, maintenance and similar employees of the International Union.

Section 13. Upon completion of contract negotiations with the Staff Council of UAW International Representatives, the International Executive Board, by resolution, shall make appropriate wage adjustments for members of that bargaining unit. Further, the International Executive Board shall make wage adjustments for other employees not represented by the Staff Council (for example, Officers, International Executive Board Members, technical and other employees) consistent with the changes made in the UAW-Staff Council Agreement.