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Minutes of June 13, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting Web Conference

Minutes of June 13, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting Web Conference

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The Executive Committee was called to order at 9:02 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present. Clarke Eaton, Advisor to the President was also in attendance.

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

  • OFL
  • OPT Pension Letter (June 22 date)
  • NUPGE/CLC/OFL elections at the Regional meeting

Agenda

The question was called on the Agenda:

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 8 for 0 against

Consent Agenda

Minutes of previous meeting

The OPSEU Executive Committee adopted the OPSEU Executive Committee Minutes of May 21, 2019.

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
  • Convention Donation Requests
  • Summary Report

Convention Donation Requests

To be brought back to Officers on June 26

President’s Report

Internal Issues

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Rise & Report

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

#2019-06-01

Moved by Thomas/Labelle

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5,000 to pay for actual legal costs incurred by the member in her criminal defence, provided that counsel continues to charge reasonable rates, as confirmed by OPSEU counsel.

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against


#2019-06-02 (1)

Moved by Morton/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $5,000 to each member to pay for actual legal costs incurred in the course of their criminal defence, provided that criminal counsel continues to charge reasonable rates and provides satisfactory updates concerning the progress of the case, as confirmed by OPSEU General Counsel.

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against


#2019-06-02 (2)

Moved by Almeida/Morton

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Committee recommend to the Executive Board that the Defence Fund provide up to $15,000 to each member to pay for actual legal costs incurred by each member in the course of the criminal proceedings, provided that criminal counsel continues to charge reasonable rates and provides satisfactory updates concerning the progress of the case, as confirmed by OPSEU General Counsel.

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 9 for 0 against

Central Labour Updates (OFL/CLC/NUPGE)

President Thomas provided and update

New Business

OFL

Discussion

OPT Pension Letter

Discussion

NUPGE/CLC/OFL elections at the Regional meeting

Discussion

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 9:56 a.m. All members were present.

Warren (Smokey) Thomas,
President Nicole Glass, Corporate SecretaryMinutes of June 13, 2019 Executive Committee Meeting Web Conference