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UAW Constitution -- Union Label

ARTICLE 54

Section 1. The International Union shall have a Union label and stamp.

Section 2. It shall be the duty of the International Secretary-Treasurer to copyright and protect said Union label and stamp.

Section 3. It shall be the policy of the International Union and subordinate bodies to insist that all parts, stampings, tools, dies, machinery, fixtures, accessories and supplies used in the manufacture of articles under the jurisdiction of this International Union, bear the Union label or Union stamp of the International Union, or any other bonafide labor union. 

Section 4. It shall be the duty of all representatives, business agents and Union officials to insist that the above provisions be written into all contracts between employers and the International Union subject to approval of the International Executive Board.

Section 5. No manufacturer of products produced by workers under the jurisdiction of this International Union shall be permitted to use the Union label or Union stamp, unless the workplace is holding a contract approved by the International Executive Board with the International Union.

Section 6. It shall be the duty of the Local Union Label Committee to see that the International Union label shall be molded, stamped or affixed to all parts manufactured, assembled or finished products where provided for.

Section 7. The above provisions shall in no case be used as a basis for the violation of existing agreements. 

Section 8. All Local Unions shall have an appointed or elected Union Label Committee that must function.

Section 9. At all Conventions of the International Union, a necessary qualification of delegates shall be the possession and wearing of at least three (3) Union made garments. 

Section 10. The International Executive Board shall set up a Union Label Committee from members of the International Union to coordinate the activities of Local Union Label Committees throughout the International Union. It shall be the duty of this Committee to work in conjunction with the Education Department of the International Union.