Bulletin 05/04

February 12, 2004
TO: : Executive Council
Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
Local Presidents
Labour Relations Officers

Re: Executive Council Meeting and Presidents’ Conference – EO Committee Meeting

The referred meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa as follows:

  • Council :
    March 30-31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Victoria room – lower level.
    April 4th from 9 a.m. to 12:00 in the Ballroom "A" – lower level.
    Hospitality Suite: March 29th – April 4th in room 2501-02-03.
  • Regional caucuses will be arranged by each RVP for the morning of Thursday,
    April 1st, 2004. Details will be provided by the RVP’s.
  • Presidents’ Conference :
    April 1st from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Ballroom "A & B" – lower level.
    April 2nd and 3rd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. same location.
    Hospitality Suite: same as above.

Hotel reservations have been made at the Crowne Plaza for the arrival of Executive Council members on Monday, March 29th and Local Presidents on Wednesday, March 31st. All departures are scheduled for Sunday, April 4th. For any changes with your reservations, please contact Sister Pierrette Labrie at (613) 235-6704.

Locals who wish to bring observer(s) to the Conference are required to provide the name(s) directly to Sister Labrie by Friday, February 27, 2004. Reservation requests received after this date will be subject to space availability.

Please send your reports, agenda items and supporting documentation to Pierrette Labrie preferably by E-mail at labriep@ute-sei.org or by fax to the National Office by no later than Wednesday, March 17, 2004.

An advance cheque will be mailed to you on a separate cover. All other monies owed will be paid at the conference if an expense claim is submitted prior to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 2nd. For claims received after that deadline, a cheque will follow in the mail.

You are reminded that the Presidents’ Conference ends at 5:00 on Saturday. All delegates are required to stay until the official adjournment. Any early departures that are not approved by the President or Vice-President responsible for finance may result in the loss of per diem.

EO Committee Members

An EO Committee meeting is scheduled for March 27-28-29 in the Laurentian room. Arrivals of the committee members are scheduled for Friday, March 26th, departures for Tuesday, March 30th.

Also please be reminded that all UTE events are scent free.

In Solidarity,

Betty Bannon
National President