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Minutes of the April 6, 2020 Executive Board Web Conference

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April 6, 2020

Web Conference

The Executive Board was called to order at 9:01 a.m. President Thomas was in the Chair. All members were present except Sara Labelle and Lucy Morton, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

Local 662 New Unit (Carepartners North Bay, Parry Sound, Temiskaming Shores)

Moved by Maszczakiewicz/Thomas

Whereas Carepartners North Bay, Parry Sound, Temiskaming Shores has voted to join OPSEU on March 19, 2020; and

Whereas they are to be assigned to a local within the region

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board approve that the OPSEU members of the new unit, Carepartners North Bay, Parry Sound, Temiskaming Shores, be placed into Local 662.

Roll Call #1

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy —

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Convention 2020

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Whereas the City of Toronto has declared an emergency and cancelled all non-essential services and closed many facilities; and

Whereas Mayor Tory signed an  emergency order  regulating physical distancing in the City of Toronto; and

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Convention scheduled for May 21 – 23, 2020 be cancelled; and

Be it further resolved that the President’s Office will look into alternative arrangements in order to fulfill our regulatory obligations and report back to the Executive Board.

Roll Call #2

Ainsworth, Anna for

Almeida, Eddy for

Arvelin, Ed for

Cain, Geoff for

Doran, Dave for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara —

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy —

Nancekivell, Laurief or

Perron, Janel for

Rondeau, Nathalie for

Smith-Rice, Erin for

Steinbrunner, Ken for

Strachan, Edie for

Thomas, Warren for

Usher, Joel for

Van Zetten, Jennifer for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Adjournment

The Executive Board adjourned at 10:26 a.m. All members were present except Sara Labelle and Lucy Morton, the reasons were acceptable to the Chair.

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