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Minutes of the November 16-17, 2016 Executive Board Meeting

Minutes of the November 16-17, 2016 Executive Board Meeting

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Coopers Membership Centre

November 16, 2016

The Executive Board was called to order at 11:00 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President, was also in attendance.

Tammy Carson was sworn into the OPSEU Executive Board by President Thomas.

First Vice President Treasurer Almeida presented the budget to the Board.

Moved by Almeida/Thomas

Be it resolved that the 2017 budget be approved as amended by the Executive Committee and Executive Board.

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

On page 25 – to reduce MDT/SDT Assignments cost from $300,000 to $90,000.

Moved by Thibodeau/Arvelin – Amendment to amendment

Amend amount to $150,000

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 3 for 18 against

The question was called on the amendment:

On page 25 – reduce MDT/SDT Assignments cost from $300,000 to $90,000

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 1 for 20 against

Moved by Jones/Fahey – Amendment

On page 26 – reduce Professional Services from $400,000 to $150,000

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 13 for 8 against

Moved by Strachan/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 17 – reduce cellular phone from $28,800 to $22,000

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 1 for 20 against

An amendment was made and withdrawn.

An amendment was made and withdrawn

Moved by Nancekivell/Elliott – Amendment

Page 86 – Add $20,000 to Regional Hardship Committee Training with the funds coming from the Central Education Fund.

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 1 against

Moved by Magner/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 67 – Increase committees and caucuses listed (PWC, Human Rights, Rainbow Alliance, Disability Caucus, Francophone Caucus, Youth, Workers of Colour, and Indigenous Circle) by $5000

Roll Call #6

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

DEFEATED 6 for 15 against

Moved by Shearer /Fahey – Amendment

Page 49 – Reduce Meeting Rooms from $20,000 to $5,000

Roll Call #7

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel —
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren —
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 49 – Reduce Print & Postage from $30,000 to $1,500

Roll Call #8

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren —
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 0 against

Moved by Strachan/Shearer – Amendment

Page 62 – Reduce Meeting Rooms from $9,999.96 to $500

Roll Call #9

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 13 for 8 against

Moved by Jones/Fahey – Amendment

Page 62 – Reduce Professional Services from $60,000 to $1000

Moved by Carson/Arbus – Amendment to amendment

Amend amount to $30,000

Roll Call #10

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy against

Carried 16 for 5 against

The question was called on amendment as amended:

Page 62 – Reduce Professional Services from $60,000 to $30,000

Roll Call #11

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Strachan/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 43 – Reduce Xerox expenses from $252,000 to $200,000

Roll Call #12

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Finucane/Carson – Amendment

Page 54 – Reduce Other Member Expenses from $30,500 to $10,000.

Roll Call #13

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 2 for 19 against

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 45 – Reduce Computer Maintenance Expenses from $150,000 to $100,000.

Roll Call #14

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 2 against

Moved by Morton/Fahey – Amendment

Page 45 – Reduce Professional Services from $120,000 to $100,000

Moved by Strachan/Shearer – Amendment to Amendment

Amend amount to $80,000

Roll Call #15

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 0 for 21 against

The question was called on the amendment

Page 45 – Reduce Professional Services from $120,000 to $100,000

Roll Cfall #16

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 1 against

An amendment was made and withdrawn

Moved by Shearer/Fahey – Amendment

Page 58 – Reduce Professional Services from $42,000 to $30,000

Roll Call #17

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

DEFEATED 10 for 11 against

An amendment was made and withdrawn

Moved by Magner/Bozai – Amendment

Page 25 – Reduce Legal Expenses from $500,000 to $400,000.

Roll Call #18

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 1 against

Afternoon

The meeting resumed at 1:03p.m.

Moved by Strachan/Bozai – Amendment

Page 60 – Reduce parking from $30,000 to $18,000

Roll Call #19

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 13 for 8 against

Moved by Shearer/Fahey – Amendment

Page 95 – Increase Strategy Planning from $0 to $12,000

Roll Call #20

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 1 against

Moved by Finucane/Morton – Amendment

Page 25 – Reduce Other Administration Expenses from $40,000 to $10,000

Roll Call #21

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Strachan/Fahey – Amendment

Page 58 – Reduce Registration/Affiliation Fees from $30,000 to $15,000

Roll Call #22

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren —
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Strachan/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 62 – Reduce Registration/Affiliation Fees from $15,000 to $10,000

Roll Call #23

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Nancekivell/Strachan – Amendment

Page 22 – Reduce Meeting Rooms from $5000 to $2500

Roll Call #24

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Strachan/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 32 – Reduce Meeting Rooms from $9000 to $4000

Roll Call #25

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 21 – Reduce Computer Maintenance Expenses from $5000 to $0

Roll Call #26

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

A motion was made and ruled out of order

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 29 – Reduce Professional Services from $7000 to $2000

Roll Call #27

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 21 for 0 against

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 86 – Reduce Promoting the Union Agenda from $133,000 to $75,000

Roll Call #28

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara against
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 1 for 20 against

Moved by Almeida/Arbus – Amendment

Whereas budget 2017 is still over projected revenue for the year.

Therefore be it resolved that the 500k Debt Repayment Fund payment be suspended until November 2017; and

Be it further resolved that if the near end 2017 budget actuals allow room in revenue to make a payment to this fund, that this be actioned before 2017 end of year by the First Vice President/Treasurer.

Roll Call #29

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 18 for 3 against

Moved by Almeida/Arbus – Amendment

Whereas budget 2017 is still over projected revenue for the year.

Therefore be it resolved that a report be submitted to Convention on the Local Services Division, Pay Equity Project; and

Be it further resolved that a report be presented on the project at the June Board; and

Be it further resolved that if the budget actuals allow room in revenue to continue this project and the Executive Board believes there is progress, further funding may be authorized.

Roll Call #30

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 1 against

Moved by Almeida/Labelle – Amendment

Be it resolved that the Regional retiree chairs code line be increased to $50 per month for incidentals, an increase of $10 dollars from previous year; and

Be it further resolved that these additional funds be absorbed by current budget lines; and

Be it further resolved that the Policy Manual reflect this change.

Roll Call #31

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 1 against

Moved by Magner/Thomas – Amendment

Page 2 – Increase Administrative Savings from $1 million and increase to $1.5 million

Roll Call #32

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 0 against

Moved by Almeida/Labelle – Amendment

Whereas the projected revenue for 2017 does not allow for all the full requests of the 2017 budget, even after amending said budget in excessive of 14 million dollars.

Be it resolved that in addition to the interest of the strike fund being used, up to $1.5 million dollars of investment income of the fund be utilized to increase the revenue base for 2017 budget year.

Moved by Magner/Bozai – Refer motion to Convention to be dealt with separately from the budget.

Moved by Arbus/Almeida – Closure

Roll Call #33

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 17 for 2 against

The question was called on referral:

Refer motion to Convention to be dealt with separately from the budget.

Roll Call #34

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl against
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 2 for 17 against

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – Referral of this motion until 12:00 tomorrow

Roll Call #35

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara for
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy —
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 20 for 0 against

Recess

The Executive Board recessed at 5:17 p.m. All members were present except Lucy Morton, the reason was acceptable to the Chair.

November 17, 2016

The Executive Board was called to order at 9:00 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President, was also in attendance.  Sara Labelle and Carl Thibodeau were not in attendance, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

First Vice President/Treasurer Almeida continued to present the budget to the Board.

Moved by Fahey/Shearer – Amendment

Page 20 – Reduce Telephone Regular/Fax and Telephone Other from $2400 to $1000

Roll Call #36

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim —
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles —
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 17 for 0 against

Moved by Almeida/Arbus

Whereas more and more correspondence between members and their union are being utilized and requested in electronic format by the members; and

Whereas we as a union continue to look at methods of savings and lowering our carbon footprint.

Therefore be it resolved that OPSEU In Solidarity will be sent out via e-mail in an electronic format; and

Be it further resolved that the cost of printing & mailing be reduced by $30,000 out of the budget for this item; and

Be it further resolved that if a member wishes to continue receiving hard copies of this item, they may let the union know via email or phone.

Moved by Nancekivell/Arbus – Closure

Roll Call #37

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 17 for 2 against

The question was called on the motion:

Whereas more and more correspondence between members and their union are being utilized and requested in electronic format by the members; and

Whereas we as a union continue to look at methods of savings and lowering our carbon footprint.

Therefore be it resolved that OPSEU In Solidarity will be sent out via e-mail in an electronic format; and

Be it further resolved that the cost of printing & mailing be reduced by $30,000 out of the budget for this item; and

Be it further resolved that if a member wishes to continue receiving hard copies of this item, they may let the union know via email or phone.

Roll Call #38

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 8 for 11 against

Moved by Jones/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 18 – Reduce Print/Postage from $10,000 to $2,000

Roll Call #39

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 18 for 1 against

Moved by Fahey/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 27 – Reduce CPP/EI/WCB/EHT from $30,000 to $25,000.

Roll Call #40

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 2 for 17 against

Moved by Magner/Morton – Amendment

Page 43 – Reduce Central Duplicating-Courier from $100,000 to $70,000.

Roll Call #41

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren —
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 15 for 3 against

Moved by Fahey/Tremblay – Amendment

Page 67 – Increase Equity-Francophone Committee from $55,000 to $61,000 to fall in line with requests.

Roll Call #42

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy for

DEFEATED 4 for 15 against

The question was called on the motion referral from yesterday:

Whereas the projected revenue for 2017 does not allow for all the full requests of the 2017 budget, even after amending said budget in excessive of 14 million dollars.

Be it resolved that in addition to the interest of the strike fund being used, up to 1.5 million dollars of investment income of the fund be utilized to increase the revenue base for 2017 budget year.

Moved by Almeida/Arbus – Amend amount to $1 million

Roll Call #43

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy against

Carried 11 for 8 against

The question was called on the amendment as amended:

Whereas the projected revenue for 2017 does not allow for all the full requests of the 2017 budget, even after amending said budget in excessive of 14 million dollars.

Be it resolved that in addition to the interest of the strike fund being used, up to $1 million dollars of investment income of the fund be utilized to increase the revenue base for 2017 budget year.

Moved by Platt/Arbus – Closure

Roll Call #44

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 15 for 4 against

The question was called on the amendment as amended:

Whereas the projected revenue for 2017 does not allow for all the full requests of the 2017 budget, even after amending said budget in excessive of 14 million dollars.

Be it resolved that in addition to the interest of the strike fund being used, up to 1 million dollars of investment income of the fund be utilized to increase the revenue base for 2017 budget year.

Roll Call #45

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim  against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len  against
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew  against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara   —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie  against
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie  against
Thibodeau, Carl    —
Thomas, Warren  for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 11 for 8 against

Moved by Jones/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 80 – Reduce Negotiations General from $174,000 to $150,000

Roll Call #46

Almeida, Eddy  against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen  against
Arvelin, Ed  against
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len  against
Fahey, Felicia  for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie  for
Thibodeau, Carl  —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 7 for 12 against

Moved by Arbus/Platt – Closure

Roll Call #47

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff  for
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim against
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie against
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie  against
Thibodeau, Carl  —
Thomas, Warren  for
Tremblay, Chrisy against

DEFEATED 3 for 16 against

First Vice President/Treasurer Almeida in the Chair

Moved by Bozai/Magner

That the staff request under the President’s Office be eliminated.

Object to consideration

Roll Call #48

Almeida, Eddy  against
Arbus, Jeff  against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len  against
Fahey, Felicia  against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy  against
Nancekivell, Laurie  against
Platt, Sean  against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie  for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy  against

DEFEATED 3 for 16 against

Motion will not be considered.

Moved by Tremblay/Nancekivell – Amendment

Page 22 – Reduce Print/Postage from $2500 to $500

Roll Call #49

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie for
Thibodeau, Carl —
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Moved by Nancekivell /Strachan – Amendment

Page 65 – Eliminate the Temporary Staff-Web Designer position

Roll Call #50

Almeida, Eddy  against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed  against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim  for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len  against
Fahey, Felicia  for
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth  against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie  for
Thibodeau, Carl  —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy  against

DEFEATED 7 for 12 against

Moved by Magner/Bozai – Amendment

Page 65 – Eliminate the Temporary Staff-Communications Assistant position

Roll Call #51

Almeida, Eddy against
Arbus, Jeff against
Archer, Glen against
Arvelin, Ed against
Bisaillon, Michel against
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy against
Elliott, Len against
Fahey, Felicia  against
Finucane, Drew against
Jones, Gareth against
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles for
Morton, Lucy against
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean against
Shearer, Philip against
Strachan, Edie  for
Thibodeau, Carl   —
Thomas, Warren against
Tremblay, Chrisy   against

DEFEATED 4 for 15 against

Afternoon

The meeting resumed at 1:10p.m.

The question was called on the motion as amended:

Be it resolved that the 2017 budget be approved as amended by the Executive Committee and Executive Board.

Roll Call #52

Almeida, Eddy  for
Arbus, Jeff  for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel  for
Bozai, Ibrahim  against
Carson, Tammy for
Elliott, Len for
Fahey, Felicia  for
Finucane, Drew for
Jones, Gareth  for
Labelle, Sara —
Magner, Myles against
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl  —
Thomas, Warren  for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 16 for 3 against

Myles Magner, Ibrahim Bozai and Edie Strachan filed minority reports.

Adjournment

The Executive Board adjourned at 1:14 p.m. All members were present except Sara Labelle and Car Thibodeau, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

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