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Canadian Labour Movement

1. Unifor shall be affiliated to the Canadian Labour Congress and shall pay appropriate per capita on behalf of all members.

2. Suspension or disaffiliation from the Canadian Labour Congress may be authorized by the National Executive Board prior to affirmation of Convention, or the Canadian Council.

3. The National Union may withdraw its support from a provincial or territorial Federation of Labour if recommended by the Quebec Council or appropriate Regional Council, subject to the approval of the National Executive Board.

4. The Canadian Council shall determine if all Local Unions shall affiliate to their respective Labour Councils chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress.

5. The Regional Councils shall determine if all Local Unions shall affiliate to their respective territorial or provincial Federation of Labour.

6. The Quebec Council shall determine if all Local Unions shall affiliate to the Quebec Federation of Labour and/or the Regional Councils of the Quebec Federation of Labour.

7. All Local Unions, who, at the time of the Founding Convention, are affiliated with local Labour Councils, Regional Councils affiliated to the Quebec Federation of Labour, provincial federations and the Quebec Federation of Labour shall continue their affiliation. Local Unions who are not affiliated are strongly encouraged to do so.

Global Labour Movement

8. Affiliations to Global Union Federations or any international body shall be approved by the National Executive Board.

Other Affiliations

9. Affiliations by the National Union to any Canadian organization, coalition or body shall be approved by the National Executive Board.

10. Affiliations to any organization or coalition within Quebec shall be approved by the Quebec Council.

11. Affiliations to any organization or coalition within a region shall be approved by the appropriate Regional Council.

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