According to AUPE's constitution, The Negotiating Team (Bargaining Team) shall be elected by and from the members of the bargaining unit who sit on the Local Council.
It has been Local 002 practice to elect five members and three alternate members to a Negotiating Team, and to consider the Local chairperson an ex-officio member. The team is considered to be elected for the duration of a negotiating round, which may or may not coincide with the two-year election term of council members and the Executive.
The Bargaining Committee developed at communication plan in 2019.
View the committee's Terms of Reference.