Local 903 – Minutes Of The Local Executive Meeting 30 July 2014

30903 Minutes

Minutes of the

Local Executive Meeting

30 July 2014

Meeting held in the Island #7 meeting room.

1.         Meeting called to order at 12:01pm.

2.         Roll Call of executive officers:

President:                                              BR. Rick Parenteau

            Vice President:                                      BR. Mike Zubrack

            Acting Treasurer/Health & Safety:         BR. Wayne Parks

Chief Steward:                                       SR. Carol McDonald

Secretary/Steward:                                BR. Robert Tucci



3.         Reading of UNDE Harassment Policy by the Secretary.

4.         Motion: by the Vice President to accept the previous minutes without error.

Seconded: by the Treasurer.


5.         The Treasurers report was read by the acting Treasurer:

–         Petty Cash: $174.25

–         Chq Acct:   $15,610.72

–         Sav Accts: $8,754.98

–         Common shares from the three accounts: $18.66

–         Benevolent Fund: $30.00 was re-allocated from one member to another because of changing situation.

Motion: by the Chief Steward to top up petty cash to $300.00.

Seconded: by the Vice President.


6.         NEW BUSINESS:

  1. General Membership Meeting: According to by-laws our local is required to hold these meetings quarterly and as such the next one will tentatively be 26 Aug 2014 in the canteen right after work (4:05pm) The agenda must be out one week in advance. There will be food and prizes. A typist will be required for one of the members due to hearing.
  2. Work Descriptions: Should the union be involved? This should be brought up on the next LMCC meeting.

–   The Vice President suggests for members to email their chain of commands for any inquires and remind members they have the option to grieve their work descriptions.

–   “DAOD 5008-2 Civilian Labour-Management Consultation” reference consultations is available for members to read.

  1. Receipting for Kitting: The executive is encouraged to look through previous LMCC minutes for any information on this topic and to bring up anything that needs clarification.
  2. Benevolent Fund (Newly added):

– President to approach CO for possible town hall on this subject to finally get the information to all which should limit rumours and questions.

– Is it possible for the union to get a copy of the contract so we can interpret what is means? This may answer a lot of questions and concerns.

– President may need to send a round trip memo to CO on this matter which would mean that a response should be given within a two week time period.

Motion: The Vice President motions for $30.00 to be given to a member.

Seconded: by the Acting Treasurer


10.       Motion by the Secretary to adjourn the meeting;

Seconded by the Health and Safety Officer



11.       Next meeting scheduled for late Aug before the General Membership Meeting.

12.       Meeting adjourned at 12:29pm.