PIPSC WINNIPEG and SOUTHERN MANITOBA BRANCH EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday January 12, 2021 5:30 pm
Present: Pramesh Selliah, Terri Gobeil, Cory Graham, David Hakes, Kevin Jacobs, Mo Khakbazan, Jason Caners, Pamela Kubicz, Christine Freeman, Brent Maine
Regrets: Donna Johnston
- Call to Order 17:32
- Approval of Agenda
Cory/ Second Pramesh
- Approval of Minutes from December 10, 2020:
Pam/ Second Chris
Approved as amended
- President’s Report
Prairie NWT Region Executive Meeting was held December 16, 2020
Racism awareness training is being developed
Discussion of re-convening of AGM April 10th, 2021
Steward training received well
Regional Council is being planned in event that in person meetings are allowed
Steward Council is being scheduled for September in Winnipeg.
Salma- elected chair of training committee
Discussion of recognition for ERO’s in all regional offices
New way to post information on the website
Branch can have virtual AGM- otherwise current executive remains in force.
- Treasurer’s Report – Jason
Have not spent anything recently
Account Balance is $x
Allotment for 2020 was $x due to bank balance.
2021 allotment would be around $x based on current bank balance
Cory mentioned there is a new regional logo for 2021.
Cory to ask about new logo for branch and use of the regional logo for the branch promotional items.
6. New Business
a. Discussion re: Elections for Executive Officers (assign Election Chair)
Pramesh volunteered to be election chair
Pramesh to send call for nominations.
b. Cash / Funding for charity
PIPSC has determined that donations are allowed.
Motion to donate $x to Manitoba Harvest Food Bank.
Pam/ Second Terri
Discussion request donation to be shared amongst foodbanks in Manitoba
c. AGM for the Branch (virtual)
Motion in accordance with PIPSC national direction WSMB will proceed with current executive for 2021.
Cory/ Second Terri
7. Old Business
a. PIPSC AGM – reconvene April 10, 2021
b. Member Engagement for 2020/2021, Newsletter
Mo has been working on the draft email with assistance from Pam.
Cory to distribute through PIPSC office. Discussion about member engagement.
- Round Table
David- CS agreement signed
Chris- in the office, 699 is a big issue again.
Issue about course fee re-imbursement.
Employees have many concerns
Cory- started negotiations again, MAGE zero mandate from provincial government.
- Next meeting date
March 4th, 2021.
Motion to adjourn
Cory/ Second Kevin
Meeting Adjourned 18:28