Unallowable local expenses

Local may not engage in or expend funds on the following items:

  • Purchase of alcohol.
  • Paying for gambling.
  • Entering into contracts on behalf of MAPE.
  • Incurring indebtedness (loans) outside of MAPE Central.
  • Pooling of financial resources without prior approval of the Finance Committee.
  • Contributing to other union organizing activities, other than those sanctioned by the MAPE Board of Directors.
  • Contributing to political individuals or organizations.
  • Paying for out-of-state travel.
  • Donating to any one charity in excess of $1,000 per year.
  • Assessing local dues in excess of twice the amount of dues set for this purpose by the Delegate Assembly.
  • Paying for attorney fees or legal settlements.

All region/local reimbursement policies must be consistent with MAPE statewide policies except where a more restrictive policy is proposed.