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Minutes of the November 16, 2016 Special Emergency Executive Board Meeting

Minutes of the November 16, 2016 Special Emergency Executive Board Meeting

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The Executive Board was called to order at 8:10 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President, was also in attendance.

President’s Report

Moved by Thomas/Labelle – that Administrator Catherine Bowman and Administrator Ron Elliot be present for the in camera session.

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy —
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 0 against

Moved by Thomas/Nancekivell – In Camera

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy for
Arbus, Jeff for
Archer, Glen for
Arvelin, Ed for
Bisaillon, Michel for
Bozai, Ibrahim for
Carson, Tammy —
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 0 against

Rise & Report

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – Motion

Whereas on February 18, 2014, the Government unilaterally announced that, effective January 1, 2017, it would move to a funding scheme whereby OPTrust retirees will have to pay for 50% of the premiums for supplementary health and hospital insurance and dental benefits;

Whereas OPSEU began negotiations with the Government on OPTrust Post Retirement Benefits April 11, 2014;

Whereas an agreement was completed by staff with the Government November 11, 2016.

Therefore be it resolved that the Executive Board approve the Memorandum of Settlement between the Crown in Right of Ontario and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, dated November 11, 2016 and the attached Appendix A, known as Post Retirement Benefits (PRB) Plan B.

Roll Call #3

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 against
Morton, Lucy for
Nancekivell, Laurie for
Platt, Sean for
Shearer, Philip for
Strachan, Edie against
Thibodeau, Carl for
Thomas, Warren for
Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 2 against

Myles Magner and Edie Strachan filed minority reports.

Adjournment

The Executive Board adjourned at 10:55 a.m. All members were present.

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