NAV CANADA Executive Meeting

December 3, 2018

Marriott Residence Inn – Laurier Avenue

Ottawa, ON


President (MS)

Vice President (PT)

Secretary (EF)

Treasurer (PV)

Member at Large (MD)

Member at Large (MK)

Member at Large (LD)

  1. Call to order

9:17 AM

Noting that Brad Whitson is attending as a regional consultation team member.

Noting that MD is late.

  1. Adoption of agenda

Moved by LD. Seconded by PV.

  1. Approval of Minutes of October 12, 2018

Moved by EF. Seconded by MK.

  1. Business arising from previous minutes

  • PV didn’t attend Cannabis conference
  • SAFe survey sent
  • Jackets for stewards still pending action
  1. President Update

  • Attended the West Sub group AGM as chair
  • Attended International Federation of Employee Benefits Conference
  • Consultation for upcoming CPP integration changes coming into effect Jan 2019
  • Negotiate repayment schedule for over payment to employee on disability
  • Prepare for NCBAA meeting of Dec 6th
  • NCBAA trustee meeting as observer
  • Consultation reorg in Engineering
  • Flex work meeting re grievance
  • Post Board meeting with Neil Wilson (all unions attended)
  • Complaint stage grievance re unfair labor practice
  • Complaint stage grievance re OSI bullying employee
  • Classification working group meeting
  • Assisted stewards to represent members in IM and Engineering
  1. Vice-President Update

  • Attended the PIPSC AGM.
  • Attended sub group meeting
  • Attended a classification meeting
  • Attended Flex work arrangement meeting with LR


  1. Financial Update

  • Attended Flex work arrangement meeting
  • Provided Feedback on Safe survey
  • Prepaid for PIPSC visibility items.

Finance moved by MD. Approved by MK.


  1. Secretary Update

  • The Exec. group meeting minutes of April 13, 2018 are published on PIPSC website.
  • Meeting with Engineering CTO and Change management regarding SAFe survey.
  • Nov 26, 2018 meeting with a member, manager and LR to discuss member’s case and options for resolution (Not a disciplinary meeting).
  • Attended West sub group AGM Nov 28, 2018
  • Nov 29, 2018 Union SAFe survey is sent to Engineering members.


  1. Members at large update –


  • Dealing with Internal office issues


  • Attended the East sub group meeting as treasurer


  • Attended the East sub group meeting as secretary
  • Attended Flex work meeting for IM department
  • Attended local DT OSH monthly meetings at 77 Metcalfe.


  1. Negotiations


  • Management asked when are we going to file notice for bargaining
  • We will be sending a PreBargaining survey to members
  1. Grievance Update

  • President provided an update (more info in section 5).
  • One policy grievance



  • President provided an update (more info in section 5).
  • We will be able to carry health benefit to next year


  1. OSH report

  • Last OSH meeting Nov 28, 2018
  • Committee is watching closely the legalization of Cannabis.
  • Discussed Sitstand stations for employees and the process to approve them.

Brad Whitson

  1. Other Business

  • Planning next Exec meeting Feb 20th, 2019 (Montreal)
  • We talked about the Group Executive elections and formed an Elections committee with LD as Chair
  1. Adjournment


Moved by PV. Seconded by MK.