Executive Meeting Minutes 12 March 2014

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EXECUTIVE MEETING

UNDE LOCAL 629

12 March 2014

In   Attendance Grant   Tennant 1st   Vice President
Steve   Yashinski 3rd   Vice President
Vallerie   Griese Treasurer
Heather   Walker Secretary
Absent Steve   Gauthier President
Matthew   Laframboise 2nd   Vice President
Vacant Chief   Steward

Serial

Discussion

Action By

1

Call to Order

1645   hrs.

Acting President

2

Introduction

 

Harassment   Policy read.

 

Acting President

3

Review of Previous Minutes

Nothing   to bring forward, last meeting minutes accepted.

 

Acting President

4

Labour Day

Matt   nominated to head up Labour Day Committee. A date to be set for April to hold   a meeting of the committee. Could perhaps be held at the Weswinds.

Acting President

5

Activity Reports

Handed   in to Secretary, put in binder. Still need reports from Heather, Val, Matt   and Steve G.

Acting President

6

Financial Report

Finances   are good. T5 came in the mail.

Treasurer

7

Per Diem

As   discussed at the last GM, $50/mo. and mileage to be submitted by claim. We   will wait for a full executive to vote on adoption. Whatever is adopted will   be made retroactive to January 2014.

Acting President

8

General Membership Meeting

We   need to hold another GM to elect delegates for the Tri-Annual convention to   be held 18 August in Quebec City. This makes our deadline for providing   delegate names 18 April. Plan GM for 9 April. Grant to confirm with the   legion and then send out the email to UNDE local 629 members.

President

9

St. Patrick’s Dance

Decision   has been made to serve pizza vice munchies. The cheque for the DJ has already   been sent. Grant to talk to the legion about serving food. Heather to buy   some dollar store decorations, with Val will set up hall to meet at 6pm night   of.

Acting President

10

Billboard

Tony   Donnelly needs a cheque for $600 in order to extend contract. Must come up   with a closing statement. It is felt this has been previously discussed so   executive to look through notes for this info.

Acting President

11

Plaque

Decision   has been made with regards to the wording on the plaque.

“Steve   Saunders / Clarence Welton Memorial Award for Individuals that Display the   Ideals of Union Labour”.

Acting President

12

Convention

Discussion   with questions about what should the delegate’s come prepared to discuss or   present. Also no decision yet with regards to hotel. Val to book once she   receives confirmation of what Steve G has done to date.

 

Executive

13

New Business / Round Table

Cleaner   has amended the contract, one point is to increase salary to $20/hr.   Recommending we elicit other bidders.

Agreed

Requests   next executive meeting be held at The West Champlain Health & Community   Center. Executive to receive a briefing on the achievements made from the   contribution to the Robbie Dean Counseling Centre. Meeting to be held at   1700, parking to be handled by Robbie Dean Counseling Centre.

Agreed

Emails   to be sent to Amanda Sykes and Chrissy Jolicoeur with GM Minutes. Would like   something with regards to employer responsibilities when water is shut off in the workplace. Would the LMRC or LMCC be a venue for this conversation?

There   are a signifigant amount of new grievances, very busy at this time.

Sister Sykes may volunteer to fill the positon of Chief Shop Steward. Supported by Executive. Will need to provide courses, will discuss with Steve to provide communication with regards to bringing courses to Petawawa.

Some interesting   information from the National Joint Council with respect to medical doctors appointments – are to be granted up to ½ day with pay, so long as not part of a   treatment schedule however annual dental cleaning is acceptable.

Treasurer

Executive

3rd Vice President

Executive

Secretary

Acting President

21

Meeting Adjourned 1800 hrs. Acting President

 

Minutes prepared by

Heather Walker

Minutes approved by

Grant Tennant

Acting President