full-time official

full-time official

an official employed by a TRADE UNION to undertake COLLECTIVE BARGAINING with managements, recruitment of new members and administration of union affairs. See SHOP STEWARD.
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A member of the Dewsbury and Batley Referee's Society, Child took charge of his first Super League match in 2009 and became a full-time official 12 months later.
A proposal that there should be local involvement in the selections made by Darren Williams - a full-time official with the public sector union PCS and a member of the party's ruling National Executive Committee - was rejected.
Official said that ICVL is seeking a full-time official with good experience in coal mining to lead the operation of the Mozambique mines to turn them into a profitable venture.
Unite full-time official Steve Pantak said: "Barclays' decision to close thisthat transferred to Barclays with the purchase of ING Direct dashed once and for all.
He served on the union's national executive during the Great Strike for Jobs of 1984/85, a rare honour for a miner who wasn't a full-time official.
Mr Scargill, the union's former president, has told friends he intends to fight the move, He retained an honorary position within the NUM after standing down as a full-time official and has been engaged in work for the union.
Scargill retained an honorary position within the NUM after standing down as a full-time official and has been engaged in work for the union.
His exit has left racing administrator Toni Newman as the organisation's only full-time official.
Now 72, the man who led the 1984-85 miners' strike said: "I receive, like every other full-time official, concessionary fuel.
Meanwhile Jimmy Skivington, a full-time official for GMB, said Teesside had forged a global reputation for working on large-scale building projects.
Many are taking on the role of a full-time official for their city or district and spending much more time in city hall, interacting one-on-one with the city manager and top staff.
Joe Rooney, aged 24, a full-time official for the National Union of Students for the West Midlands region, who lives in Albert Crescent, Keresley, Coventry, was among them.