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Minutes of the March 30, 2020 Executive Board Web Conference

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March 30, 2020

Web Conference

The Executive Board was called to order at 9:04 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present.

Hardship funds

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board waive the 30-day notice for expenditures in excess of $20,000 for this motion.

Roll Call #1

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 21 for 0 against


Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that OPSEU/SEFPO double the hardship fund to assist its members; and

Be it further resolved that funds to be drawn from contingency.

Roll Call #2

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Local time off Fund (80/20)

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board waive the 30-day notice for expenditures in excess of $20,000 for this motion.

Roll Call #3

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 21 for 0 against


Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that OPSEU/SEFPO waive the 20 percent that comes from Local rebate in regards to the Local time Off Fund (80/20 fund) for the duration of the pandemic; and

Be it further resolved that Locals must have their TARs up to date before accessing this fund; and

Be it further resolved that these funds are to be drawn from the contingency fund.

Roll Call #4

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Adjournment

The Executive Board adjourned at 10:30 a.m. All members were present.

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President
Nicole Glass, Corporate Secretary