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Minutes of May 4, 2020 Executive Committee Meeting Web Conference

Minutes of May 4, 2020 Executive Committee Meeting Web Conference

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May 4, 2020

The Executive Committee was called to order at 6:32 p.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present except Sara Labelle and Edie Strachan, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

President’s Report

Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara  for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 7 for 0 against

Solidarity Reserve Fund Requests

#2020-03-01

Moved by Thomas/Maszczakiewicz

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5,000 for legal expenses that the member incurs in a civil suit with the disability insurer on the following conditions, to be confirmed by OPSEU Counsel: 1) the member’s lawyer charge reasonable rates; and 2) that the member’s lawyer make reasonable efforts to recover legal costs for the member and OPSEU as part of any settlement or judgment.

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 7 for 0 against

#2020-04-01

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $5,000 for actual legal expenses incurred by the member in the course of her HRTO response.

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 7 for 0 against

#2020-04-02

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide $3,605 as reimbursement for actual legal costs incurred by the member in the course of his criminal defence.

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 7 for 0 against

#2020-03-02

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the Solidarity Reserve Fund provide up to $5,000 for legal expenses that the member incurs in a civil suit with the disability insurer on the following conditions, to be confirmed by OPSEU Counsel: 1) the member’s lawyer charge reasonable rates; and 2) that the member’s lawyer make reasonable efforts to recover legal costs for the member and OPSEU as part of any settlement or judgment.

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Strachan, Edie —

Thomas, Warren for

Carried 7 for 0 against

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 6:39 p.m.  All members were present except Sara Labelle and Edie Strachan, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

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