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Minutes of May 15, 2017 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of May 15, 2017 Executive Committee Meeting

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Web Conference May 15, 2017

The Executive Committee was called to order at 9:00 a.m.  President Thomas was in the Chair.  All members were present. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The question was called on the Agenda:

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for
Bisaillon, Michel  for
Elliott, Len  for
Jones, Gareth  for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles   —
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl  for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee adopted the OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of April 4, 2017.

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

Moved by Almeida/Thomas

Therefore be it resolved that the Convention donations be approved as recommended.

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy   for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Elliott, Len for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara  for
Magner, Myles  for
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Summary Report

President’s Report

Internal Issues

Len Elliott and Sara Labelle were acclaimed for the Staff Negotiating team– ASU.

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that $10,000 Canadian be sent to co-partner We Own It – UK

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy   for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Elliott, Len for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara  for
Magner, Myles  for
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas provided an update.

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy   for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Elliott, Len for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara  for
Magner, Myles  for
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Rise & Report

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

Request #2017-05-01

Therefore be it resolved that the request for funding is denied as the member’s circumstances are outside the scope of the Solidarity Reserve Fund Policy. 

Moved by Thomas/Jones – referral to come back on Thursday with more information

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy   for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Elliott, Len for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara  for
Magner, Myles  for
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Request #2017-05-02

Moved by Thomas/Labelle

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5,000 for legal expenses incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence.

Roll Call #6

Almeida, Eddy   for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Elliott, Len for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara  for
Magner, Myles  for
Morton, Lucy for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:43 p.m.  All members were present.

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President

Nicole Glass, Corporate Secretary