Meeting Location: 988 King Street W., Hamilton, ON
Hamilton-NRCAN Branch: Shaochun Cao, James Chen, Ruby J. Zhang
RE CANMET Hamilton Sub-Group: Jidong Kang, Amjad Javaid, Xin Pang
Regret: M. Kumar Sadayappan,
Opened by: Shaochun Seconded by: Jidong
Meeting Start Time: 6:00 pm
- Approval of agenda
- PIPSC representation in CMAT WPHSC and its Terms of Reference.
- PIPSC consultation team with the CMAT senior management.
- Issues to be brought up to the CMAT senior management.
Record of Decisions (motioned, seconded)
- PIPSC CMAT Consultation Team: Stewards (Shaochun, Jidong, Kumar) at CMAT (Shaochun, Jidong)
- Meeting closed at 7:40 pm (Xin, Ruby)
- Shaochun to revise CMAT WPHSC Terms of Reference based on the discussions in the meeting.
- Everyone to review the revised Terms of Reference and make necessary changes.
- Kumar to present the finalized Terms of Reference to the CMAT WPHSC.
- Jidong and Shaochun to arrange regular meetings between the consultation team and CMAT senior management (DG & DO).
- The consultation team to bring up the following issues discussed in the meeting to the CMAT senor management:
- Recruitment and hiring new scientists to replace scientists retired and left.
- More transparency on conference participation with planning.
- Participation for all staff at various department/external committees
- Technical training for technical staff.
- Scientific consultation team consisting of scientists for developing new research areas.
- Reclassification to promote technical employees who are not research scientists such as Eng, PC, CS etc.
- Clear procedures and standards for compressed work hours.