November 12 Membership Meeting Recap
November 13, 2019
Thank you to all who were able to come out to yesterday's membership meeting. Below is a recap of the meeting.
Peter Taylor has resigned his position of Secretary Treasurer. We are extremely thankful to his committment to the membership and will miss him on the executive. He served on the executive for over 20 years.
Nominations were taken for the secretary treasurer and Jeff Culhane was acclaimed into the position.
In order to accept the position, Jeff regsigned from his current position of Second Vice President. Nominations for that position will take place at the December Membership Meeting.
The treasurer's report was presented and shared some of the changes we'll see on future reports to show year to date and budgeted numbers. An update of spending for the new building will show on future treasurer reports as well.
In the president's report, it was shared some of the recent training members have undergone for Financial Essentials, Bargaining, and Understanding the Collective Agreement. Five members of the executive were also selected to be part of the committee meetings for CUPE BC to help shape the direction of CUPE BC and its initiatives.
Three grievances have recently been settled; however, two new ones have been started.
The adult and childrens Christmas Parties are available for registration at any recreation centre. The adult party is almost sold out!
Notice of Motion - CUPE 403 to donate $500 to Langley United Soccer Association in 2020.
There was a discussion on communication and the various styles the local is using. We will try email communication again. Thank you to members that help share the message of the local and encourage attendance at the membership meetings.
Detailed minutes will be available at the December meeting.
October 15 Membership Meeting Recap
October 22, 2019
Thank you to all those who attended the most recent membership meeting.
Below is a short recap of our meeting.
Treasurer's Report was presented and adopted
Trustees Report was not presented but will be for the next meeting
Thanked the membership for supporting the executive to attend Bargaining Training and the CUPE National Convention in Montreal. Highlights of the convention included hearing Jagmeet Singh speak, receiving convention updates, and hearing sisters from South America talk about their labour movement and struggles.
As reported by Scott J: the committee met recently to discuss ways of engaging the community. Options of reaching out to sports associations and attending community events with a CUPE booth were shared. With the goal of having the community understand the work our members do.
Registration for the CUPE Christmas Party is now open. November 22 at Cascade Casino. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at a Recreation centre.
Confirmation of location for the Kids CUPE Christmas Party will be out shortly. The party will be on Dec 8 in a similar format to last year.
Executive recommendation: Canadian Union of Public Employees will retain a permanent full-time Office Administrator covered by Canadian Office of Professional Employees Union Local 378.
Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committee Member
Two members were nominated, one stood for the nomination.
Currently waiting to receive drawings to move forward
Full minutes will be presented at the next membership meeting on November 12.
CUPE Christmas Party
October 10, 2019
Tickets are now on sale!!
End of Summer BBQ - September 10 2019
September 3, 2019
Membership meetings are back!
Hope everyone had a great summer. Please join us Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ the Mcleod Athletic Park - Field House @ 5:00 pm. We will start with the regular membership meeting, followed by a BBQ for all our members. This includes all auxiliary, temporary and regular members.
Agenda September 10, 2019 meeting
New Office updates
Motion for $100,000 renovation budget
Call for Nominations – Sgt at Arms
(Position currently vacant, Term until - May 2021)
Long Term Disability Benefits
Notice of Motion: Full time Office Administrator
Motion of Privilege: To change October 8, 2019 Membership Meeting to October 15, 2019
Hope to see you all there!