St. John’s CS Subgroup Executive Meeting
June 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Present: Gerard Grace, Ruth Grace, Sherry Brown, James Vey, Christine Ledrew, Craig Butler, Mike Lester, Lucille Shears, Tracey Locke
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 pm by Clayton Long
Motion to adopt agenda presented by James Vey, Sherry Browne seconded – All in favour motion carried
Review and motion to accept St. John’s subgroup previous meeting minutes
Gerard Grace presented motion to accept, Ruth Grace seconded – All in favour motion carried
PIPSC Agm Day 2 update – Christine Ledrew
Day of meeting occurred virtually on June 5th, 2021
In person meeting motion put to the floor and it carried. In person meeting can resume on September 1, 2021 pending Covid situation in regional area. Members can choose to attend virtually if they wish.
A debate occurred regarding the part time VP position should be a salaried position
Family Care policy approved
Household members can be paid to take care of kids while on union business.
Resolution brought forward to hold the AGM in the triangle area of Toronto/ Montreal / Ottawa. Meeting would rotate each year. It was approved.
Finance Update – Sherry Brown
Sherry presented an update on our finances (balances, expenses, etc). All is good.
We have to hold it by end of October 2021.
We can choose virtual or in-person (depending upon Covid situation)
It was discussed and we agreed that we will proceed as if we were going to have an an in-person meeting but will offer the virtual option. The in person meeting will depend upon the COVID situation at the time.
Christine will look into lining up a guest speaker and Lucille will check out possible locations.
Christine Ledrew presented a motion that we proceed with this plan, Lucille Shears seconded – All in Favour – motion carried.
Bargaining update – Lucille Shears
We can file a notice to bargain as early as fall of this year
J.P Leduc is the new bargaining agent
Rob Scott is the new bargaining officer.
Christine Ledrew – Look into a guest speaker for the AGM
Lucille Shears – Look into a location for the AGM
Motion to adjourn – Mike Lester, Tracey Locke seconded. All in Favour – motion carried
Meeting adjourned 8:00 PM