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Minutes of May 5, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of May 5, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 101

The Executive Committee was called to order at 1:05 p.m. President Thomas was in the Chair.  All members were present except Debbie Tungatt; the reason was acceptable to the Chair.  Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The question was called on the Agenda as amended:

Roll Call #1

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie absent   

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of April 2, 2015 & April 9, 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
  • Summary Report

President’s Report

Internal issues

 

Staffing Issues (In-Camera)

 

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas provided an update.

New Business

Local 167

Moved by Elliot R./Thomas

Therefore be it resolved That the Executive Committee recommend to the Executive Board that the charter of Local 167 be dissolved, any funds remaining in the account be returned to OPSEU and the account be closed.

Roll Call #2

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie absent

Carried 8 for 0 against

Transfer Local 545 to Local 542

Moved by Magner/Thomas

WHEREAS the divestment of Ontario’s Central Public Health Labs to Public Health Ontario in 2008 changed the composition of OPSEU Local 545 from an OPS-only composite local to a composite local with one large BPS unit representing members at Public Health Ontario and two small OPS units, including a 5-member unit located at 20 Vanley Crescent, and

WHEREAS the members at Vanley Crescent held a unit meeting and voted unanimously to transfer the unit to Local 542, an OPS composite local located at the nearby Downsview complex, and

WHEREAS the members of local 545 have voted at a General Membership Meeting in favour of transferring the Vanley Crescent unit to Local 542, and

WHEREAS the members of Local 542 have voted at a General Membership Meeting to accept the transfer of the Vanley Crescent unit into Local 542, and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT in accordance with OPSEU policy, the Executive Committee recommend to the OPSEU Executive Board that the Vanley Crescent unit and its members be transferred from Local 545 to Local 542, effective May 15, 2015, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the President send a letter to the members of the Vanley Crescent unit and the Officers of Locals 542 and 545 confirming the Board’s decision.

Roll Call #3

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie absent

Carried 8 for 0 against

HPD and CAAT Collective Agreements

Discussion

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 2:12 p.m.  All members were present.

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