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Minutes of February 26, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting – Web Conference

Minutes of February 26, 2015 Executive Committee Meeting – Web Conference

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The Executive Committee was called to order at 9:10 am. First Vice-President/Treasurer Almeida was in the Chair. All members were present except President Thomas. The reason was acceptable to the chair.  Peggy Maybury, Executive Assistant to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

  • Strike Form B
  • Two (2) brief reports

The question was called on the Agenda as amended:

Roll Call #1

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren —

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of January 15, 2015 were adopted.

President’s Report

Moved by Almeida/Labelle – In Camera

Roll Call #2

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren —

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

Three (3) requests were submitted.

Request# 2015-02-01

Moved by Arbus/Lundy

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $524.96 for legal expenses incurred by the member in the course of her criminal defence.

RC #3

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren —

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Request# 2015-02-02

Moved by Thibodeau/Labelle

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $463.60 for legal expenses incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence.

RC #4

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren —

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Request# 2015-02-03

Moved by Elliot/Almeida

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5000.00 to pay for actual legal costs incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence, provided that criminal counsel continues to charge reasonable rates, as approved by OPSEU counsel.

RC #5

Arbus, Jeff for

Almeida, Eddy for

Elliot, Ron for

Labelle, Sara for

Lundy, Dave for

Magner, Myles for

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren —

Tungatt, Debbie for

Carried 8 for 0 against

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
  • Summary Report

President’s Report

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

First Vice-President/Treasurer Almeida gave the Officer’s an update.

New Business

Strike Form B

The issue was discussed.

Two (2) brief reports

These issues were discussed.

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 a.m.  All members were present except President Thomas.

Minutes signed by Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President and Nicole Glass, Corporate Secretary