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Clarification on Election

  1. Here is a clarification on the signature requirements of the nominating petition available on the website: e-signatures comprised of solely “/name/” are not permitted; but digital signatures, such as that available in Adobe, are acceptable. Petitions are due by September 15, 2023, 5:00 pm ET
  2. Candidates who wish to inspect the union’s membership list in advance of the election may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting Brianna Wenger, POPA Administrative Assistant, at or 571-268-6896. You will need to view the membership list in the union’s offices, and you will not be permitted to copy the list.

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Kathy's Update

POPA and management have completed five weeks of CBA negotiations. To date, the articles we have
covered are work schedules (Article 24), leave (Articles 25-32), articles 1 and 2 (basic legal information),
dues-withholding (Article 11), pay-leave earnings statement (Article 23), probationary employees
(Article H), POPA additional proposals (Article M), and retirement counselling and planning (Article J).
Training has been partially discussed.

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