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Meeting Notice/Agenda – October 21, 2019

FOR THE OCTOBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING
1) Call to Order
2) Roll Call of Presiding Officers

READING OF THE AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from September 18, 2019 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are projected on overhead for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for the month of August 2019 to be approved
2) Financial Report for the month of September 2019 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Motion to send Karen Koyounian (GRT) and Wafaa Dineen (GCC) to Women’s Advocate Training in February 2020

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from September 3, 2019 to be accepted

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Proposed By-Laws Overhaul Vote
2) Motion to contribute funding to 2019 Unifor Local 4304 Christmas Party

NEW BUSINESS
1) Request for Unifor contribution towards legal expenses – Donna Ricciuto
2) Nominations for vacant Trustee position on Executive Board
3) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Saturday, October 19, 2019, so they may be posted for the membership attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – September 18, 2019

FOR THE SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING
1) Call to Order.
2) Roll Call of Presiding Officers.

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from June 19, 2019 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are projected on overhead for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of June 2019 to be approved
2) Financial Report for month of July 2019 to be approved
3) Financial Report for month of August 2019 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
– None this month

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from June 4, 2019 to be accepted.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) MOTION FROM JUNE: That the Local make the printer at Strasburg accessible to our members to print work-related material.
2) PROPOSED BY-LAW OVERHAUL: Reporting/Q&A Session (Note: Vote on proposed By-Laws is in October).  PLEASE REVIEW THE PROPOSED BY-LAW AMENDMENTS ONLINE AT: http://bit.ly/4304By-Laws

NEW BUSINESS
1) Appeal to send grievance to arbitration – Donna Ricciuto
2) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Monday, September 16, 2019, so they may be posted online, and projected on the overhead, for the membership attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – April 17, 2019

FOR THE APRIL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING
1) Call to Order.
2) Roll Call of Presiding Officers.

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from March 20, 2019 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of March 2019 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
– None this month

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from March 5, 2019 to be accepted.
2) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from April 2, 2019 provided for information.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Motion to limit Good and Welfare Payments to members in need to once every 12 months.
2) Motion that the Financial Secretary will notify all members of the Executive Board when lost time for all units for the month exceeds $15,000.00.
3) Motion that the Financial Secretary will notify all members of the Executive Board when our bank balance is less than $150,000.00 as of the month end statement. At that time, spending must be curbed until the balance is restored.
4) Motion to make Good and Welfare payments equivalent to 40 hours of a members take-home pay.

NEW BUSINESS
1) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, April 16, 2019 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – March 20, 2019

FOR THE MARCH GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING
1) Call to Order.
2) Roll Call of Presiding Officers.

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from February 20, 2019 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of February 2019 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Motion to limit Good and Welfare payments to members in need to once every 12 months.

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from February 5, 2019 to be accepted.
2) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from March 5, 2019 provided for information.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Motion to abolish the uXpress newsletter.

NEW BUSINESS
1) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, March 19, 2019 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – February 20, 2019

Meeting Notice/Agenda – February 20, 2019

FOR THE FEBRUARY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING
1) Call to Order.
2) Roll Call of Presiding Officers.
3) Swearing In Ceremony for new GRT Unit Chairperson Lisa McKeown.

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from January 16, 2019 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of January 2019 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Motion to send Lisa Main, and one other member, to Collective Bargaining Training.
2) Motion to send Neil Patel to AWOC, Week 1, Training.
3) Motion to send Darci Jewell and Bruce Arron to Human Rights Training.

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from January 8, 2019 to be accepted.
2) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from February 5, 2019 provided for information.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Motion to send Terri Kepic to Pride Course and Pride Conference in May.
2) Motion that 4 additional members be permitted to attend the Pride Conference in May.
3) Motion to arrange alternative representative for Janet Jacobs arbitration.
4) Motion to immediately hire labour lawyer to review GRT collective agreement language.

NEW BUSINESS
1) Appeal to send Donna Ricciuto grievance to arbitration.
2) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, February 19, 2019 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – January 16, 2019

Meeting Notice/Agenda – January 16, 2019

FOR THE JANUARY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from December 19, 2018 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of December 2018 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Motion to immediately implement online voting system originally approved for 2020.
2) Motion to send Terri Kepic to Pride Course and Pride Conference in May.

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from December 4, 2018 to be accepted
3) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from January 8, 2019 provided for information

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) – None this month –

NEW BUSINESS
1) Appeal to send Janet Jacobs grievance to arbitration.
2) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, January 15, 2019 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – December 19, 2018

Meeting Notice/Agenda – December 19, 2018

FOR THE DECEMBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from November 21, 2018 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of November 2018 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) – None this month –

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from November 6, 2018 to be accepted
2) Executive Board Record of Business from November 28, 2018 to be accepted
3) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from December 4, 2018 provided for information

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Notice of Motion from November: Member to not be paid for stat holidays by union if already paid by the employer.
2) Final discussion regarding motion to require President’s attendance at the GRT Strasburg Garage union office being ruled Out of Order.

NEW BUSINESS
1) Proposal to have Local 4304 assume management of the ‘Unifor Local 4304 – Members Forum’ Facebook group – Rob McNall
2) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, December 18, 2018 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – November 21, 2018

Meeting Notice/Agenda – November 21, 2018

FOR THE NOVEMBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from October 17, 2018 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) President’s Report
2) Vice-President’s Report
3) Unit Chairperson’s Report
4) Any other reports submitted in advance are provided for information
5) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of October 2018 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) – None this month –

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from October 2, 2018, 2018 provided for information
2) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from November 6, 2018 provided for information

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Notice of Motion from October: Amend By-Law 6.2 to lower quorum from 25 to 15 members.
2) Notice of Motion from October: Change vacation selection process for members at GRT.
3) Notice of Motion from October: Appeal to send Dawn Grover’s grievance to arbitration.
4) Union-provided Human Rights representation.

NEW BUSINESS
1) After shift waiting for relief operator that is late at GRT – Richard Fondacaro
2) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, November 20, 2018 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – October 17, 2018

Meeting Notice/Agenda – October 17, 2018

FOR THE OCTOBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) General Membership Meeting Minutes from September 19, 2018 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) Any reports submitted in advance are provided for information
2) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of September 2018 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) [None this month]

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from September 11, 2018, 2018 provided for information
2) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from October 2, 2018 provided for information

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Notice of Motion from September: Send Phil Mayberry to National Skilled Trades Council.
2) Notice of Motion from September: Train all remaining Stewards in both bargaining units in 2018.
3) Notice of Motion from September: Adopt a hybrid online/paper ballot voting system effective in 2020.  Please see: http://bit.ly/4304VotingProposal
4) Report from Constitution & By-Laws Committee regarding motion to amend by-laws to lower quorum for union General Membership Meetings.

NEW BUSINESS
1) Member appeal of Grievance Committee Decision to not send case to Arbitration – Dawn Grover
2) Recreation Committee request for Local 4304 Christmas Party funding – Pam Martin
3) Proposal to change how vacation weeks are chosen by members at GRT – Kris Berry
4) ‘Flex’ Pilot Route at GRT – Lisa McKeown
5) Bidweb at GRT – Lisa McKeown
6) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, October 16, 2018 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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Meeting Notice/Agenda – September 19, 2018

Meeting Notice/Agenda – September 19, 2018

FOR THE SEPTEMBER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 AT 11:00AM & 7:30PM
UNIFOR UNION HALL, 600 WABANAKI DRIVE, KITCHENER

OPENING OF MEETING

READING OF AGENDA

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
1) ‘No Quorum’ General Membership Meeting Minutes from June 27, 2018 to be approved

SUBMITTED REPORTS
1) Any reports submitted in advance are provided for information
2) Any other reports from the floor?

FINANCIAL REPORT
1) Financial Report for month of June 2018 to be approved
2) Financial Report for month of July 2018 to be approved
3) Financial Report for month of August 2018 to be approved

RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Adoption of a hybrid online/paper ballot voting system effective in 2020.  Please see: http://bit.ly/4304VotingProposal
2) Approval of training for remaining stewards, in both bargaining units, before the end of 2018

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
1) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from July 19, 2018 provided for information
2) Executive Board Record of Business from July 28, 2018 provided for information
3) Executive Board Meeting Minutes from August 14, 2018 provided for information
4) Executive Board Record of Business from August 27, 2018 provided for information
5) DRAFT Executive Board Meeting Minutes from September 11, 2018 provided for information

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1) Notice of Motion from June: Investigate possibility of webcasting union meetings – Dave Leitch

NEW BUSINESS
1) Advanced winter training proposal for GRT – Walter Prinsen
2) Availability of stewards on evening shifts at GRT – Rob McNall
3) Union representation for students paying dues to Local 4304 – Tyler Kress
4) Any other new business from the floor?

GOOD AND WELFARE
1) Is there any good and welfare? Does any member know of another member in need?

CLOSING OF MEETING

Reports from Committees: Committees should submit WRITTEN reports, as required by the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, to recordingsecretary@unifor4304.org no later than Tuesday, September 18, 2018 so they may be distributed to the members attending the General Membership Meeting.

Attendance Reminder for Local 4304 Representatives: In accordance with the Unifor Local 4304 By-Laws, all Officers, Committee Chairpersons and Chief Stewards are required to attend at least 2 out of every 3 General Membership Meetings unless proper regrets are given to, and approved by, the Executive Board.

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