Minutes of the Executive Council

December 3-6, 2007

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007
MORNING SESSION

1. CALL TO ORDER OF THE REGULAR MEETING

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 hours.  President Betty Bannon was in the chair. In attendance: Bob Campbell, Pamela Abbott, Terry Dupuis, Shawn Bergeron, Cosimo Crupi, Nick Stein, Jerry Dee, Chris Aylward, Sabri Khayat, Jocelyn Bouchard, Pierrette Labrie and Shane O’Brien.

Brother Doug Gaetz was absent with permission.

2. HOURS OF SESSION OF THE REGULAR MEETING

m/s  S. Bergeron/T. Dupuis

That the hours of session be as follows:

Monday  9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; 1:15 p.m. - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Open Discussion
Tuesday:  9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; 1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; 1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday:  9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; 1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. N.U.M.C.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

3. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

m/s  C. Aylward/S. Khayat

That the agenda be adopted as printed with the following additions.

New Business Items

20. PSAC Regional Conventions (N. Stein)

Discussion Items

17. Key Industries (B. Campbell)
18. Official Languages (S. Khayat)
19. Grievance Forms (J. Bouchard)
20. Performance Review (S. Khayat)
21. Previous Minutes (N. Stein)

  • Recorded Vote #1.  MOTION CARRIED.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

m/s  C. Aylward/P. Abbott

That the minutes of the Executive Council Meeting of September 2007 be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #2.  MOTION CARRIED.

m/s  N. Stein/C. Aylward

That recorded vote #1 held via email in October 2007 be adopted.

Whereas the specialized equipment that is being used by Sister Lyson Paquette has been having some technical problems and needs to be replaced due to age; and

Whereas this was never include in the budget for 2006, 2007 or 2008.

Be in resolved that the Executive council approve the over spending of the line Item Office Expenses,  Computer expense in the amount of $5063.70 for the  purchase of the following items.

1. New screen 24”  $525.00

2. Clearview – Closed circuit screen $3 863.70

3. Video Card to be added to PC   $150.00
  (for compatibility with Zoom text?)

3. 2nd 24 inches screen   $525.00
  (for dual Monitor support, new feature in Zoom text 9.1)

  • Recorded Vote #3.  MOTION CARRIED.

1st Vice-President.Campbell assumed the Chair.

5. PRESIDENT’S FOLLOW UP ITEMS (Appendix A)

m/s  B. Bannon/P. Abbott

That the President’s Follow Up items be postponed until translation is available.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

6. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT (Appendix B)

m/s  B. Bannon/T. Dupuis

That the report of the President be postponed until translation is available.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

President Bannon resumed the Chair.

7. REPORT OF THE 1st VICE-PRESIDENT (Appendix C)

m/s  B. Campbell/T. Dupuis

That the report of the 1st Vice-President be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #4.  MOTION CARRIED.

8. REPORT OF THE 2nd VICE-PRESIDENT (Appendix D)

m/s  D. Lalancette/B. Campbell

That the report of the 2nd Vice-President be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #5.  MOTION CARRIED.

9. REPORT OF THE REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENTS / ALTERNATES (Appendix E)

m/s  S. Khayat/T. Dupuis

That the activity report of the RVPs/ARVPs be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #6.  MOTION CARRIED.

m/s  J. Dee/S. Khayat

That the supplemental report of the RVPs be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #7.  MOTION CARRIED.

Coffee Break

1st Vice-President Campbell assumed the chair.

10. REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Appendix F)

m/s  B.Bannon/D. Lalancette

That the report of the Executive Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #8.  MOTION CARRIED.

President Bannon resumed the chair.

11 a) REPORT OF THE STAFFING COMMITTEE (Appendix G)

m/s  S. Khayat/P. Abbott

That the report of the Staffing Committee be postponed.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

11 b) REPORT OF THE BY-LAWS COMMITTEE (Appendix H)

m/s  C. Aylward/S. Khayat

That the report of the By-Laws Committee be postponed.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

11 c) REPORT OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE COMMITTEE (Appendix I)

m/s  P. Abbott/D. Lalancette

That the report of the Technological Change Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #9.  MOTION CARRIED.

11 d) REPORT OF THE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM COMMITTEE (Appendix J)

m/s  J. Dee/S. Bergeron

That the report of the Employee Assistance Program Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #10.  MOTION CARRIED.

11 e) REPORT OF THE HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE (Appendix K)

m/s  C. Aylward/C. Crupi

That the report of the Health & Safety Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #11.  MOTION CARRIED.

11 f)  REPORT OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE (Appendix L)

m/s  S. Bergeron/T. Dupuis

That the report of the EO Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #12.  MOTION CARRIED.

11 g) REPORT OF THE HONOURS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE (Appendix M)

m/s  T. Dupuis/D. Lalancette

That the report of the Honours and Awards Committee be adopted.

m/s  T. Dupuis/D. Lalancette

Recommendation #1

Be it resolved that we delete the topic, “Why my work or the work of  my parent(s) is important to Canadians”.

Be it further resolved that we replace it with: “What effect globalization is having on workers’ rights and Human rights in Canada”.

  • Recorded Vote #13.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation #2

Be it resolved that the attached terms of Reference be adopted for the Honours and Awards Committee.

  • Recorded Vote #14.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation #3

Be it resolved that Sister Lina Ruel be given the award of Honorary Membership with the Union of Taxation Employees.

  • Recorded Vote #15.  MOTION CARRIED.

m/s  T. Dupuis/D. Lalancette

Recommendation #4 (not listed in this report) be postponed until proper documentation is available.

  • MOTION TO POSTPONE CARRIED.

That the Committee report be postponed.

  • MOTION TO POSTPONE CARRIED.

11 h) REPORT OF THE WORKFORCE ADJUSTMENT COMMITTEE (Appendix N)

m/s  N. Stein/C. Aylward

That the report of the Workforce Adjustment Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #16. MOTION CARRIED.

11 i) REPORT OF THE HARASSMENT COMMITTEE (Appendix O)

m/s  S. Bergeron/T. Dupuis

That the report of the Harassment Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #17. MOTION CARRIED.

Recess for lunch


AFTERNOON SESSION

The meeting was called back to order at 1:15 with President Bannon in the chair.

11 j) REPORT OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE (Appendix P)

m/s  B. Campbell/C. Crupi

That the report of the Finance Committee be adopted.

m/s  B. Campbell/C. Crupi

The Committee made the following Recommendation to Council:

1. That Regulation 22.1.2 (1) (a) the President's salary shall be $103,000 for 2009, $106,000 for 2010, and $109,000 for 2011.

m/s S. Bergeron/T. Dupuis

That the Report of the Finance Committee be referred back to the Committee with the instructions to amend Recommendation #1 to reflect the economic increase that the member received as per the agreement :2.5%, 2.5% and  2.5%.

  • MOTION TO REFER CARRIED.

2. That Regulation 22.1.2 (1) (b) the Vice-President's salary shall be $84,000 for 2009, $87,000 for 2010, and $90,000 for 2011.

m/s  N. Stein/S. Bergeron

That Recommendation #2 be referred back to the Committee with the instructions to reflect the economic increase that the member received as per the agreement :2.5%, 2.5% and  2.5%.

  • MOTION TO REFER DEFEATED.

m/s  S. Khayat/J. Bouchard

That Recommendation #2 be referred back to the Committee with the instructions to reflect the salary correction and to show the economic increases.

  • MOTION TO REFER DEFEATED.
     
  • Recorded Vote #18. MOTION CARRIED.

That the unused portion of the line item Non UTE Events, Educational Regional and Education National be carried over from year to year until 2011.

  • Recorded Vote #19. MOTION CARRIED.

The meeting recessed at 5:00 p.m.


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2007
MORNING SESSION

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with President Bannon in the chair.

(Continuation of item 11 j) REPORT OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

5. In order to attempt to avoid a further dues increase, any and all resolutions resulting in additional costs not considered in the instant budget be funded from the unappropriated surplus up to one million dollars.

  • Recorded Vote #20. MOTION CARRIED.

6. That $10,000 from the line item PSAC be used for promotional items for all delegates and observers in order to promote UTE's visibility at the PSAC triennial convention.

  • Recorded Vote #21. MOTION CARRIED.

8. For all conferences, excluding Presidents' Conferences and Regional/Inter-Regional Conferences, the organizing committee shall submit, in writing to the National President, a request for funding.  The request shall include:

      • the date;
      • location;
      • proposed agenda;
      • proposed budget; and
      • name of guests that require the spending of UTE funds.
  • Recorded Vote #22. MOTION CARRIED.

Brother Aylward was absent with permission to attend a meeting and was replaced by Brother Hugh McGoldrick, Alternate RVP.

10. The committee is recommending that the Convention per diem rates be set at $90 a day for weekdays and $115 per day on the weekend.

  • Recorded Vote #23. MOTION CARRIED.

9. That a committee be formed to review Regulation 22.1.2 (1) (a) & (b) to determine how the salaries of elected officials are set, and make Recommendation to council prior to the 2011 convention.  This committee should comprise of two members from Executive Council and one president representative.

m/s  N. Stein/P. Abbott

That Recommendation 9 be referred to the National President with instructions to not take action on this until an in camera session be held with Council to formulate a broader mandate.

  • MOTION TO REFER CARRIED.

Brother Stein served notice to amend the agenda.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

11 k) REPORT OF THE COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (Appendix Q)

m/s  B. Campbell/S. Khayat

That the report of the Communications Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #24.  MOTION CARRIED.

11 l)  REPORT OF THE BARGAINING COMMITTEE (Appendix R)

m/s  D. Lalancette/S. Khayat

That the report of the Bargaining Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #25.  MOTION CARRIED.

11m) REPORT OF THE POLITICAL ACTION (PAC) COMMITTEE (Appendix S)

m/s  N. Stein/C. Crupi

That the report of the Political Action Committee be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #26.  MOTION CARRIED.

12.   ADOPTION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

m/s  B. Campbell/C. Crupi

That the financial statements of October 31, 2007 be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #27.  MOTION CARRIED.

13. EXPENSE CLAIMS OVER 90 DAYS

 m/s   B. Campbell/C. Crupi

That the expense claim over 90 days: Prairies Regional Conference be adopted. 

  • Recorded Vote #28.  MOTION CARRIED.

14. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

A short discussion took place.

Recess for lunch


AFTERNOON SESSION

The meeting was called back to order at 1:15 with President Bannon in the chair.

m/s  N.Stein/P. Abbott

That the agenda be amended to add item 22 – UTE Structure under Open Discussion.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

m/s  N. Stein/P. Abbott

That item 22 UTE Structure be moved up to the first item under Open Discussion.

  • MOTION CARRIED.

1st Vice-President.Campbell assumed the chair.

Continuation of item 5.  PRESIDENT’S FOLLOW UP ITEMS (Appendix A)

m/s  B. Bannon/P. Abbott

That the President’s Follow Up items be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #29.  MOTION CARRIED.

Continuation of item 6.  REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT (Appendix B)

m/s  B. Bannon/T. Dupuis

That the report of the President be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #30.  MOTION CARRIED.

President Bannon resumed the chair.

(Continuation of item 11 g) REPORT OF THE HONOURS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE (Appendix M)

m/s  T. Dupuis/D. Lalancette

That Recommendation 4 (not listed in this report) be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #31.  MOTION CARRIED.

That the report of the Honours and Awards Committee be adopted as a whole.

  • Recorded Vote #32.  MOTION CARRIED.

15. AUDITORS FOR 2007

p/m B. Campbell/C. Crupi

Whereas we  have been very satisfied with the work done by our auditors.

Be it resolved that we appoint Andrew Foreman from the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton as auditor for fiscal year 2007.

  • Recorded Vote #33.  MOTION CARRIED.

16. REGIONAL CONFERENCES’ BUDGET 2008

m/s B. Campbell/C. Crupi

Whereas the Executive council passed a Recommendation to change the allocation of the Regions’ budgets using the following formula:

Percentage based on 50% of the budget allocated 1% per local, 10% of the budget allocated based on the percentage of total members and the final 40% of the budget for travel allocated by a combination of a 2% baseline and other factors. If the number of locals increases then the percentage of the members will be reduced so that every local will always have 1% of the budget.

Be it resolved that the following be the Regional Budget allocations for the year 2008.

(Total budget amount $340,000.00).

Pacific

11.73%

$39882.00

Rocky Mountain

09.09%

$30906.00

Prairie

08.44%

$28696.00

Greater Toronto

07.90%

$26860.00

Southwestern Ontario

09.17%

$31178.00

Northern & Eastern Ontario

10.48%

$35632.00

National Capital

08.10%

$27540.00

Montréal

10.66%

$36244.00

Québec

10.01%

$34034.00

Atlantic

14.42%

$49028.00

Total

100%

$340,000.00

  • Recorded Vote #34.  MOTION CARRIED.

17. HOST COMMITTEE BUDGET – UTE TRIENNIAL CONVENTION 2008

p/a P. Abbott/C. Aylward

Be it resolved that the proposed attachment #1 the Host Committee Budget be approved for the UTE Triennial Convention 2008.

  • Recorded Vote #35.  MOTION CARRIED.

OPEN DISCUSSION

At the request of the President the session went in camera.

The Council members discussed items under this section.

The Council then moved back into its regular session.

The meeting recessed at 5:00 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2007
MORNING SESSION

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. with President Bannon in the chair.

18. SPONSORSHIP – SYDNEY BANTAM AA GIRLS’ HOCKEY TEAM

m/s  D. Gaetz/C. Aylward

Whereas UTE is in the current practice of sponsoring teams and or individuals to increase our visibility; and

Whereas  it is beneficial to provide this support not only to communities, but also to our members.

Be it resolved that UTE provide a sponsorship of $1,000.00 for the Sydney Bantam AA Girls’ Hockey Team for the 2007/2008.

m/s  B. Campbell/T. Dupuis

That the motion be amended to read $500.00.

MOTION TO AMEND DEFEATED.  

  • Recorded Vote #36.  MOTION CARRIED.

19. ADVANCE GRIEVANCE SEMINAR

m/s  P. Abbott/J. Dee

Whereas funds are available for Education for approved National UTE Courses; and

Whereas UTE Grievance Course is an approved National UTE Course; and

Whereas the Pacific Region held an advance Grievance Seminar from October 12-14, 2007; and

Whereas the entire agenda for this seminar was taken from the UTE Grievance/Harassment Courses; and

Whereas the delegates in consultation with the RVP requested to arrange the format of the course and weigh the contents to the participants needs. 

Be it resolved that the advance grievance seminar be partially funded by the Education Budget that is allocated to the Region for 2007.

m/s  C. Aylward/P. Abbott

That the motion be amended to read :

Be it resolved that the agenda for the "Advance Grievance Representation Seminar" be included as an approved UTE Course effective October 2007.

  • MOTION TO AMEND DEFEATED.
  • Recorded Vote #37.  MOTION DEFEATED.

Brother Aylward served notice to amend the agenda.


Coffee Break

m/s  C. Aylward/D. Gaetz

That the agenda be amended to add item 21 – Education Courses under New Business.

  • MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED.

20.   PSAC REGIONAL CONVENTIONS

m/s  N. Stein/T. Dupuis

Be it Resolved that UTE top up fund for UTE local delegates to attend PSAC Regional Conventions; and

Be it Further Resolved that local delegates requesting this funding provide UTE with the amount of funding they receive from their respective PSAC Regional organization.

m/s  C. Crupi/T. Dupuis

That the motion be amended to read in the 1st Be it resolved:

That UTE fund UTE local delegates to attend PSAC Regional Conventions as per Regulation 15.

m/s  D. Gaetz/N. Stein

That the amendment be amended to read: That UTE fund UTE local delegates to attend PSAC Regional Conventions as per Regulation 15.1(1)

  • MOTION TO AMEND THE AMENDMENT DEFEATED FOR LACK OF MAJORITY.

That UTE fund UTE local delegates to attend PSAC Regional Conventions as per UTE Regulation 15.

  • MOTION ON FIRST AMENDMENT DEFEATED.
  • Recorded Vote #38.  MOTION DEFEATED FOR LACK OF 2/3 MAJORITY.

21. EDUCATION COURSES

m/s  C. Aylward/J. Dee

Be it Resolved that Regulation 7.2 (3) be amended to read:

The President may approve the use of the Educational Budget for approved UTE Courses in whole, in part, or in combination of the approved courses.

Be it further Resolved that this Regulation change be effective October, 2007

  • Recorded Vote #39.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recess for lunch


AFTERNOON SESSION

The meeting was called back to order at 1:15.  President Bannon turned the Chair over to Brother Lalancette.

(Continuation of item 11 j)  REPORT OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

m/s  B. Campbell/C. Crupi

The Committee met and reported that:

1.   That Regulation 22.1.2 (1)(a) the President’s salary be $101,500 for 2009,   $104,000 for 2010 and 106,500 for 2011.

  • Recorded Vote #40.  MOTION CARRIED.

4  That  there will be a monthly dues increase of 2009, $0.25 ($17.25), 2010,   $0.25 ($17.50), 2011, $0.25 ($17.75).  NOTE this will increase revenue by $72,000 in 2009, $144,000 in 2010, $216,000 in 2011.  Total $432,000.

  • Recorded Vote #41.  MOTION CARRIED.

3. That the budget (separate cover) be forwarded to the 2008 triennial convention.

  • Recorded Vote #42.  MOTION CARRIED.

m/s  B. Campbell/D. Crupi

11. That the Convention Registration Fee be $50.00

  • Recorded Vote #43.  MOTION CARRIED.

That the report of the Finance Committee be adopted as a whole.

  • Recorded Vote #44.  MOTION CARRIED.

President Bannon assumed the chair.

(Continuation of item 11 b) REPORT OF THE BY-LAWS COMMITTEE

m/s  C. Aylward/P. Abbott

That the report of the By-Laws Committee be adopted.

m/s  C. Aylward/S. Khayat

That the attached Recommendations on UTE Regulations and By-Laws be adopted.

REGULATIONS

Recommendation 1 – French Only – Regulation 1.1

  • Recorded Vote #45.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 2 – French Only – Regulation 3.1

  • Recorded Vote #46.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 3 – Regulation 3.1

  • Recorded Vote #47.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 4 – Regulation 6.1

  • Recorded Vote #48.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 5 – Regulation 8.1

  • Recorded Vote #49.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 6 – Regulation 10.1.1

  • Recorded Vote #50.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 7 – Regulation 10.4.1

  • Recorded Vote #51.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 8 – Regulation 13.2.1

  • Recorded Vote #52.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 9 Regulation 13.9

  • Recorded Vote #53.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 10 - Regulation 21.2.1

  • Recorded Vote #54.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 11 - Regulation 22.1.4

  • Recorded Vote #55.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 12 - Regulation 22 .1.5

  • Recorded Vote #56.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 13 - Regulation 22.1.9

  • Recorded Vote #57.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 14 - Regulation 25.1.1

  • Recorded Vote #58.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 15 – French Only - Regulation 25.2

  • Recorded Vote #59.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 16 – French Only - Regulation 26.3.3

  • Recorded Vote #60.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 17 – French Only - Regulation 26.6

  • Recorded Vote #61.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 18 - Regulation 28.1.1

  • Recorded Vote #62.  MOTION CARRIED.

BY-LAWS

Recommendation 19 - By-Law 3 Sections 1,2,3

  • Recorded Vote #63.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 20 - By-Law 4 Section 2

  • Recorded Vote #64.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 21 – French Only - By-Law 5 Section 1

  • Recorded Vote #65.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 22 – By-Law 5 Section 2

  • Recorded Vote #66.  MOTION CARRIED.

Point of privilege – S. Khayat

Brother Khayat informed the Council Members that Brother Marcel Bertrand, Regional Vice-President for the Québec Region was the recipient of the "Assistant Commissioner’s Award in Partnership with Unions" for his commitments from the start to improving employer-union relations.  The message delivered by Monique Leclair, Assistant Commissioner was as followed:

  • All those who, over the last thirty years, have interacted with Marcel have been able to observe his zeal and determination. They unanimously recognize his values and his adeptness in business relationships based on mutual respect and partnership.
  • Since Marcel could not be among us today, I shall present him with his award personally at a future date.

The Point of privilege was well received by the President.

Recommendation 23 – English Only - By-Law 6 Section 1d

  • Recorded Vote #67.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 24 – By-Law 6 Section 1(b)(c)

  • Recorded Vote #68.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 25 – By-Law 6 Section 1 (2) (d)

  • Recorded Vote #69.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 26 – By-Law 6 Section 1 (2) (f) (g)

  • Recorded Vote #70.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 27 – French Only - By-Law 6 Section 3 (2)

  • Recorded Vote #71.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 28 – English Only - By-Law 6 Section 1 (j)

  • Recorded Vote #72.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 29 – By-Law 6 Section 4 (1) (3) (4) (6) (7)

  • Recorded Vote #73.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 30 – By-Law 6 Section 5 (d) (e) (f) (g) ((g)v) (h) (i)

  • Recorded Vote #74.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 31 – By-Law 6 Section 1 (b) (f) (j)

  • Recorded Vote #75.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 32  –By-Laws 7 Sections 1, 2, 4,

  • Recorded Vote #76.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 33 – By-Law 8 Section 1 (13)

  • Recorded Vote #77.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 34 – By-Law 8 Section 2 (5) new (6)

  • Recorded Vote #78.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 35 – By-Law 8 Section 3 new 5

  • Recorded Vote #79.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 36 – By-Law 8 Section 4 (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)

  • Recorded Vote #80.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 37 – By-Law 8 Section 5 (2) (4)

  • Recorded Vote #81.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 38 – By-Law 9 Section 1 New (5)

  • Recorded Vote #82.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 39 - By-Law 9 Section 2 New 1 renumbered and delete old 2

  • Recorded Vote #83.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 40 – By-Law 9 Section 3

  • Recorded Vote #84.  MOTION DEFEATED.

Recommendation 41 - By-Law 10 Sections 16, 17

  • Recorded Vote #85.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 42 – By-Law 12

  • Recorded Vote #86.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 43 – By-Law 16 Section 1

  • Recorded Vote #87.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 44 - By-Law 18 Section 2

  • Recorded Vote #88.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 45 – By-Law 19 Section 2 and 3

  • Recorded Vote #89.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 46 - By-Law 20 new Definitions

  • Recorded Vote #90.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 47 – By-Law 20 Definitions

  • Recorded Vote #91.  MOTION CARRIED.

Recommendation 48 – By-Law 20 new Definitions

  • Recorded Vote #92.  MOTION CARRIED.

That the report of the By-Laws Committee be adopted as a whole.

  • Recorded Vote #93.  MOTION CARRIED.

OPEN DISCUSSION

At the request of the President the session went in camera.

The Council members discussed items under this section.

The Council then moved back into its regular session.

The meeting recessed at 5:00 p.m.


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007
MORNING SESSION

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 p.m. with President Bannon in the chair.

The members of the Executive Council discussed the NUMC items in preparation of the afternoon meeting with CRA representatives.

(Continuation of item 11 a)  REPORT OF THE STAFFING COMMITTEE

m/s  S. Khayat/C. Aylward

That the report be adopted.

  • Recorded Vote #94.  MOTION CARRIED.

OPEN DISCUSSION

At the request of the President the session went in camera.

The Council members discussed some of the items under this section.

The Council then moved back into its regular session.

The following remaining discussion items will be reported at the next meeting of the Executive Council in March 2008.

7. Working Time Vs Pension Time (S. Khayat)
8. UTE Funding for PSAC Regional Conventions (N. Stein)
13. AU’s Acting as MG (P. Abbott)
16. Seating at Presidents’ Conference (T. Dupuis)
17. Key Industries (B. Campbell)
18. Official Languages (S. Khayat)
19. Grievance Forms (J. Bouchard)
20. Performance Review (S. Khayat)
21. Previous Minutes (N. Stein)

The meeting recessed at 11:45 p.m.

______________________ ______________________
Betty Bannon
National President
Bob Campbell
1st Vice-President