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Minutes of June 11, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of June 11, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting

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June 11, 2015

The Executive Committee was called to order at 9:14 am. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present except Myles Magner, the reason was acceptable to the Chair. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President and Ibrahim Bozai were also in attendance.

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

  • Inclusion Grievances
  • LBED 900 Day Pool
  • Bargaining
  • Bill 109

The question was called on the Agenda as amended:

Roll Call #1

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles absent

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of May 5, 2015 were adopted.

Treasurer’s Report

First Vice-President/Treasurer Almeida presented the Treasurer’s Report.

  • Financials
  • Contingency Fund
  • Defence Fund
  • ODSP Fund – OPS Job Protection Fund
  • ODSP Fund – MERC Action Plan
  • ODSP Fund – OPS Redeployment Fund
  • LBED Anti-privatization Fund
  • Convention Donation Requests
  • Summary Report

President’s Report

Rock the Vote

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Central Political Action Committee (CPAC) and the Provincial Young Workers Committee (PYWC) meet for one full day in June to map out a comprehensive strategy to build youth participation in the 2015 general election.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the OPSEU Executive Board allocate $7,000 for this one day meeting for 7 PYWC members. These funds are to be drawn from the Political Action Budget.  The 3 CPAC members expenses be drawn from Executive Board Budget.

Roll Call #2

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles absent

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Internal issues

Issues were discussed.

Staffing Issues (In-Camera)

 

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas provided an update.

New Business

Inclusion Grievances

Issue was discussed.

LBED 900 Day Pool

Issue was discussed.

Bargaining

Issue was discussed.

Bill 109

Issue was discussed.

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #3

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles absent

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Rise & Report

President’s Report

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

Request#2015-06-01

Moved by Thibodeau/Thomas

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5000.00 to pay for actual legal costs incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence, provided that criminal counsel continues to charge reasonable rates, as approved by OPSEU counsel.

Roll Call #4

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles absent

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Request#2015-06-02

Moved by Elliot/Thomas

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $4,520 to pay for legal costs incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence.

Roll Call #5

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles absent

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:37 a.m.  All members were present except Myles Magner.

Minutes signed by Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President and Nicole Glass, Corporate Secretary