Resolutions Submission Information

Click on the topic below to review updated information regarding Resolutions of Council:

Click here to access the Resolutions Submission Form in online format.

PLEASE NOTE:  Resolutions can not be submitted by individual members.  

Click here to download the PDF of Operational Procedure 16 Resoliutions Procedures

      Click here to download the Resolutions Procedures brochure

      Time Lines

      STEP 1: BY 2ND FRIDAY IN AUGUST Adopted and referred resolutions from the previous May Council are directed to committees and staff with stipulated required deadlines for action.

      STEP 2: BY OCTOBER 1ST Deadline for submission of name of Local Resolutions Committee chairperson to Central Office.

      STEP 3: BY 3RD FRIDAY IN DECEMBER Deadline for Council submissions by Locals, Regional Representative Councils and Professional Associations.

      STEP 4: BY 3RD FRIDAY IN JANUARY Draft Minutes of General Meeting at which resolutions were adopted are forwarded to the NSTU Central Office.

      STEP 5: BY 4TH FRIDAY IN JANUARY Resolutions Committee processes submissions (topic; content; category — policy/action; costed; 2/3s; and status — new/amend/reaffirm/rescind.)

      STEP 6: BY 4TH FRIDAY IN JANUARY Submissions circulated to NSTU Committees for review.

      STEP 7: BY APRIL 3 Resolutions made available to membership.

      STEP 8: ANNUAL COUNCIL Consideration of resolutions.

      STEP 9: JUNE Disposition of Resolutions presented to Provincial Executive and membership and printed in June.

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