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Minutes of the May 22, 2019 Executive Board Meeting

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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

Agenda

The agenda was amended to add:

· Canadian Federation of Students donation

Consent Agenda

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board adopt the OPSEU Executive Board Minutes April 24, 2019 and April 30, 2019 Web Conference.

Roll Call #1

Almeida, Eddy for

Arscott, Julius for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Magner, Myles for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Roy, J.L. for

Shearer, Philip for

Steinbrunner, Ken —

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Business Arising

Referral from the October 24-25, 2018 Executive Board meeting:

Policy & Procedures for member complaints

Referral of the issue of policy & procedures on how OPSEU addresses members complaints regarding the union, consistent with the Constitution, the Ontario Human Rights Code and other applicable legislation, as well as their rights when subject to complaints and/or investigations by the union to the President’s Office for review and report back to the December Board meeting.

*Complaint Resolution Policy Section 13.2 was provided to the Executive Board

Treasurer’s Report

First Vice President/Treasurer Almeida presented the Treasurer’s Report, which addressed the following items:

  • 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
  • Other Business

President’s Report

Internal Issues

CAAT (Support) Negotiations procedures

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board approve the CAAT (Support) Negotiations procedures as outlined in the attached document.

Roll Call #2

Almeida, Eddy for

Arscott, Julius for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Magner, Myles for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Roy, J.L. for

Shearer, Philip for

Steinbrunner, Ken —

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against


Moved by Thomas/Almeida – In Camera

Roll Call #3

Almeida, Eddy for

Arscott, Julius for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Magner, Myles for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Roy, J.L. for

Shearer, Philip for

Steinbrunner, Ken —

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Rise & Report

progress

Canadian Federation of Students legal action donation

Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board waive the 30-day notice for expenditures in excess of $20,000.

Roll Call #4

Almeida, Eddy for

Arscott, Julius for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Magner, Myles for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Roy, J.L. for

Shearer, Philip for

Steinbrunner, Ken —

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against


Moved by Thomas/Almeida

Therefore be it resolved that the OPSEU Executive Board approve a donation of $50,000 to the Canadian Federation of Students legal action fund with funds to be drawn from the Contingency Fund

Roll Call #5

Almeida, Eddy for

Arscott, Julius for

Arvelin, Ed for

Elliott, Len for

Finucane, Drew for

Kwok, Kingsley for

Labelle, Sara for

Langford, Tara for

Maclam, Kenneth for

Magner, Myles for

Maszczakiewicz, Tara for

Morton, Lucy for

Nancekivell, Laurie for

Perron, Janel for

Roy, J.L. for

Shearer, Philip for

Steinbrunner, Ken —

Thibodeau, Carl for

Thomas, Warren for

Tremblay, Chrisy for

Carried 19 for 0 against

Staffing Issues – In Camera

Central Labour Updates (OFL/NUPGE/CLC)

President Thomas provided an update

Other Business

Committee Reports

Standing Committee Reports:

A report was provided on all committees

  • Audit
  • Central Political Action
  • Coalition of Racialized workers
  • Convention
    • Resolutions
    • Constitutional
    • Credentials
    • Planning
  • Disability Rights Caucus
  • Electronic Voting Ad-Hoc
  • Excluded Staff Hiring
  • Francophone
  • Indigenous Circle
  • In Solidarity
  • MDT/SDT Ad-hoc
  • OPSEU Resource/Enterprises
  • Pension Liaison
  • PHRC
  • Policy Review Ad-hoc
  • PWC
  • PYC
  • Rainbow Alliance
  • Retirees Board
  • Social Mapping
  • Solidarity Fund Board
    • Live and Let Live
    • International Humanity Work
    • International Solidarity Work
  • Staff Negotiating
  • Staff Pension Plan Trustees
  • Strategic Planning
  • Executive Committee (Officers) update

Adjournment

The Executive Board adjourned at 10:38a.m. All members were present except for Ken Steinbrunner, the reason was acceptable to the Chair.

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