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Minutes of April 17, 2018 Executive Committee Meeting

Minutes of April 17, 2018 Executive Committee Meeting

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Executive Committee was called to order at 1:30 p.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present. Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

  • Winnipeg 1919 Strike

Agenda

The question was called on the Agenda:

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for

Bisaillon, Michel for

Elliott, Len for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles for

Morton, Lucy for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee adopted the OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of February 15, 2018 Conference Call, March 15, 2018 and March 22, 2018.

Treasurer’s Report

First Vice-President/Treasurer Almeida presented the Treasurer’s Report.

  • Financials
  • Contingency Fund
  • Defence Fund
  • ODSP Fund – OPS Job Protection Fund
  • ODSP Fund – MERC Action Plan
  • ODSP Fund – OPS Redeployment Fund
  • LBED Anti-privatization Fund
  • Summary Report

President’s Report

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that the Executive Board approve a $10,000 donation to the Winnipeg 1919 Strike Celebration with funds to be drawn from the Contingency Fund.

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy for

Bisaillon, Michel for

Elliott, Len for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles for

Morton, Lucy for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas provided an update.

Internal Issues

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy for

Bisaillon, Michel for

Elliott, Len for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles for

Morton, Lucy for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Rise & Report

Business Arising

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

Request #2018-03-03

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5,000 for legal expenses incurred by the member in his defence to the civil lawsuit on the on the conditions that: 1) the member’s counsel and his or her rates are approved by OPSEU Counsel; and 2) the member’s counsel makes reasonable efforts to recover legal costs as part of any settlement or order.

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – Referral to the President and First Vice President/Treasurer’s office for further review and to come back to the May Officers.

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy for

Bisaillon, Michel for

Elliott, Len for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles for

Morton, Lucy for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

President’s Report

Request #2018-04-01

Moved by Elliott/Thomas

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $5,000 for legal expenses incurred by the member in a civil lawsuit for long-term disability benefits.

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy for

Bisaillon, Michel for

Elliott, Len for

Jones, Gareth for

Labelle, Sara for

Magner, Myles for

Morton, Lucy for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 3:18 p.m. All members were present.

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