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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The members include Governor Urjit Patel and his four deputies as 'full-time official directors', while the rest 13 have been nominated by the government, including two Finance Ministry officials -- Economic Affairs Secretary and Financial Services Secretary.
Mr Williams, a full-time official with the PCS union, argues that while there were moves in that direction in last year's Labour General Election manifesto, it also boasted that the last Labour government consistently spent above the Nato benchmark level of 2% of GDP and committed the next Labour government to do the same, complained about Tory defence cuts and reaffirmed Labour's support for the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons programme.
Andrew Aldwinkle, GMB full-time official, said: "All we want to do is work with the company to make sure it's a success so that in turn our members reap some of the benefits.
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.
"Should the proposals go ahead, we will work closely with affected colleagues to minimise any compulsory redundancies." " 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.
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. Newman, who was recruited at the same time as Kennedy, was on last year's BHA graduate programme, and will have assistance for the rest of the year from Hannah Hiscock, one of this year's intake.
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.