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Minutes of October 16, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of October 16, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

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Minutes of October 16, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee was called to order at 9:00 am. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present except Carl Thibodeau. The reason was acceptable to the Chair. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

Request to executive board regarding establishing MERC for new Treasury Board Secretariat

Private hospitals, Texas and Ebola

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 absent

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of September 11, 2014 were adopted.

Treasurer’s Report

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

President’s Report

Internal issues

Issues were discussed.

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas gave the Officer’s an update.

New Business

Request to executive board regarding establishing MERC for new Treasury Board Secretariat

This issue was discussed and will be brought to the October Executive Board meeting.

Private hospitals, Texas and Ebola

This issue was discussed.

Newly Organized Local – Community Living Renfrew County South

Moved by Lundy/Thomas

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Committee recommend to the OPSEU Executive Board that OPSEU charter the newly organized group Community Living Renfrew County South consisting of 98 members as Local 472.

Roll Call #2

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for                                 

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl absent

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8for 0 against

Moved by Thomas/Almeida In camera

Roll Call #3

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for                                 

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl absent

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8for 0 against

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

Request#2014-10-01

Moved by Elliot/Thomas

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 her CPP appeal, provided that counsel’s rates are confirmed as reasonable by OPSEU counsel.

Roll Call #4

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for                                 

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl absent

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Request#2014-10-02

Moved by Thomas/Arbus

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 her claim to recover LTD benefits, on the condition that OPSEU counsel confirm that the funding will go directly to lowering her legal account.

Roll Call #5

Arbus, Jeff for                                   

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for                                 

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl absent

Thomas, Warren for

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:10 am.  All members were present except Carl Thibodeau.

Minutes signed by Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President and Kathryn Kaminski, Corporate Secretary