Which rule ensures that committee sessions are conducted in an orderly and harmonious manner?
The House of Representatives is made up of 435 elected members, divided among the 50 states proportionally according to their total populations. In addition, there are 6 non-voting members representing the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and four other U.S. territories: American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The highest ranking officer of the House is the Speaker of the House, who is elected by the representatives. This person is third in the line of succession to the presidency.
The Senate has the exclusive power to confirm those presidential appointments that require consent and to provide advice and consent to ratify treaties. However, there are two exceptions to the rule: the House must also approve vice presidential appointments and any treaties involving foreign trade. Similarly, the Senate conducts impeachment trials of federal officials in proceedings initiated by the House.
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Law 8/1980, of March 10, 1980, on the Workers’ Statute, has been amended by Law 11/1994, of May 19, 1994, which amends certain articles of the Workers’ Statute, the Articulated Text of the Law on Labor Procedure and the Law on Infractions and Penalties in the Social Order.
In view of the foregoing, and by virtue of the fourth final provision of Law 11/1994, of May 19, 1994, which empowers the Government to draw up a Regulation for the holding of elections to the bodies representing workers in companies, this Royal Decree is hereby issued for the approval of said Regulation.
In application of the fourth final provision of Law 11/1994, of May 19, 1994, which amends certain articles of the Workers’ Statute, of the Articulated Text of the Labor Procedure Law and of the Law on Infractions and Penalties in the Social Order, the Regulations for elections to the workers’ representative bodies in the Company, which are inserted below this Royal Decree, are hereby approved.
Which rule favors that the sessions of the committee be conducted without distractions or interruptions.
However, this impediment shall not apply to business of a general nature of interest to the guild, profession, industry or trade to which they belong, in elections, or in those matters referred to in Title XII of these Rules.
In the event of disagreement among the representatives of a Committee, their votes shall be deemed not to have been cast, but the resolutions adopted shall affect the respective Committee. However, when unanimity is required, it shall be understood that there is no unanimity if there is express opposition from any representative of a Committee.
6º To order not to include in the Journal of Sessions, nor in the official version of the press, the expressions that are expressed in anti-parliamentary terms or those that have been withdrawn by their author in the same session;
The rules set forth in the second and fourth paragraphs shall apply in the event of resignation of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman or the Bureau. Once the censure or resignation has been approved, the affected person or persons shall cease to hold office.
Whenever the office of Chairman or Vice-Chairman becomes vacant, a replacement shall be elected for the remaining term of office immediately after the Account of the ordinary session following that in which the vacancy occurs, and the notice provided for in Article 21 shall be given.
Company union elections
The purpose of the Labor Coexistence Committee is to prevent harassment at work and to deal with it if it occurs. The Committee will seek to promote labor relations conducive to mental health and respect for the dignity of employees at all hierarchical levels of the Corporation, through strategies of promotion, prevention and intervention for conflict resolution, thus developing awareness, training and periodic monitoring activities.
ARTICLE ONE: MEMBERS OF THE LABOR COEXISTENCE COMMITTEE. The Labor Coexistence Committee shall be composed of two (2) representatives of the employer and their respective alternates and two (2) of the employees, with their respective alternates.
ARTICLE EIGHT: REPLACEMENTS. The alternates of the representatives, both of the employer and of the employees, shall be summoned by the rest of the members of the Committee in the event of temporary or definitive absences of some of its main members. They shall be numerical alternates in the order of voting in which they were elected.