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To comply with Article 1 of the National Union, Unifor Constitution (hereinafter referred to as the “Constitution”), the Local Union By-Laws should contain a provision similar to the following:

The Constitution of this Local Union shall be the Constitution of the National Union, Unifor, and these By-Laws shall be in all respects subordinate to said Constitution and all applications and interpretations thereof.

By-Laws submitted by units of amalgamated Local Unions should include the following language:

These unit By-Laws are in effect a supplement to the By-Laws of Local…………… and wherein these unit By-Laws do not provide for Constitution provisions, the By-Laws of Local………….. will be used. In addition, the unit and Local Union By-Laws shall be in all respects subordinate to the Constitution and all applications and interpretations thereof.

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