ARTICLE III

 

REFERRAL PROCEDURE

 

Section 3.01  In the interest of maintaining an efficient system of production in the industry, providing for an orderly procedure of referral of applicants for employment, preserving the legitimate interests of the employees in their employment status within the area and of eliminating discrimination in employment because of membership or non-membership in the Union, the parties hereto agree to the following system of referral of applicants for employment.

 

Section 3.02  The Union shall be the sole and exclusive source of referrals of applicants for employment.

 

Section 3.03  The Employer shall have the right to reject any applicant for employment.

 

Section 3.04  The Union shall select and refer applicants for employment without discrimination against such applicants by reason of membership or non-membership in the Union and such selection and referral shall not be affected in any way by rules, regulations, by-laws, constitutional provisions or any other aspect or obligation of Union membership

 

policies or requirements. All such selection and referral shall be in accord with the following procedure:

 

Section 3.05  The Union shall maintain a register of applicants for employment established on the basis of the Classifications and Groups listed below. Each applicant for employment shall be registered in the highest priority Group in the classification or classifications for which he qualifies.