St. John’s CS Subgroup Executive Meeting
May 12, 2022 at 5:30 pm
Present: James Vey, Christine LeDrew, Craig Butler, Lucille Shears, Tracey Locke, Clayton Long, Sherry Brown, Mike Lester
The meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm by Christin LeDrew
Motion to adopt agenda presented by Tracey Locke, Sherry Brown seconded – All in favour motion carried
Review and motion to accept St. John’s subgroup previous meeting minutes
Clayton Long presented motion to accept, Mike Lester seconded – All in favour motion carried
Finance Update – Sherry Brown
Sherry presented an update on our finances (balances, expenses, etc.). We currently have $2267 in the bank.
Subgroup President’s Update – Christine Ledrew
CS / IT subgroup presidents meeting held April 30 in Ottawa
Mixed Virtual and Physical presence
Common issues shared with PIPSC are mobilization and engagement
Looking at ways to solve it but working from home is big obstacle
Bargaining Update – Lucille Shears
Meet with TBS April 5-7
Asked TBS for monetary value of proposal
Signed off on some basic articles
Employer is slow on discussing contracting out
Update form Eva Henshaw that there are over 2000 grievances for contracting out
6 are ready to be heard, hoping for a decision on them
Negotiations again next week, Update will be sent after that
New IT Group Logo – Christine LeDrew
Survey will be sent to executive members to vote on new logo. There will be 4 choices.
PIPSC does not have a copy of them.
Christine sent a gender-neutral version of them but it has to be voted on and passed at the AGM
AGM must be held ASAP.
Looking at an evening in person meeting.
September would be best month, aim for the week of the 12th-16th.
We could invite Eva as a guest speaker
Election of executive – All position up for election.
The positions that will expired in 2020 will be up for a two-year term
The positions that expire in 2019 will be up for a one-year term
Motion to accept all the above put forth by Lucille Shears
Seconded by Sherry Brown
All in favour motion carried
Tentative Meeting Schedule
Next Executive Meeting
Virtual Lunch time – tentatively set for August 30th
Jay to check with Lions Club or KOC as possible site for AGM.
Christine will check with the Elks Club
Motion to adjourn – Christine LeDrew, James Vey seconded All in Favour – motion carried
Meeting adjourned 7:45 PM