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April 10, 2013 minutes

MINUTES - MONTHLY MEETING, NORTH OKANAGAN LABOUR COUNCIL AT VERNON

AFFILIATES PRESENT: Ron Bobowski, CUPW, Cheryl Stone, UFCW 1518, Ronn Dunn, CUPE 3523, Nikki Inouye, HEU Vernon, Louise Gibson, COPE 378, Karen Abramsen, UFCW 1518, Andrew Pritchard, Unite Here-Local 40, Sandy Thon, BCGEU 1207, Helen Rapole, BCGEU 1207, Wade Ashton, IBEW 213

REGRETS: Greg McGowan, CUPE 873, Laureen Freayh, HEU, Mark Olsen, CUPE 338, Lennie Dolinski, CEP,

GUESTS: Mike Mourag, CUPW Vernon, Betty Reid, BCGEU

BCFORUM Delegate: Doug Gibson

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order by Andrew Pritchard, President, at 7:05 pm

ADOPTION OF AGENDA: M/S/C

GUEST SPEAKERS:

ADOPTION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES: M/S/C

CREDENTIALS REPORT: Wade Ashton, IBEW sat in for Lennie Dolinski, CEP, 13 Present with 10 Delegates, 2 Guests and 1 BCFORUM delegate

OBLIGATIONS OF NEW DELEGATES:

FINANCIAL REPORT: given by Ron Bobowski, Secretary Treasurer, M/S/C to adopt financial report as circulated.

EXECUTIVE BOARD REPORT/ACTION CORRESPONDENCE
Elizabeth Fry Society sponsorship request for 'Just the way you are' event The Exec recommends that we donate $100.00 towards this local community event. M/S/C
CCPA National membership renewal, exec recommends that we renew the membership with $100.00. M/S/C

REPORTS OF LOCAL UNIONS -- STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS -- CLC REPORT:
Ronn Dunn, CUPE 3523, Sandy Thon, BCGEU, Andrew Pritchard, Unite Here - Local 40, Ron Bobowski, Union Label, Doug Gibson, BCFORUM

STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:
Day of Mourning -- Karen Abramsen Day of Mourning is being held at Ben Lee Park, Kelowna near the NOLC donated park bench and the NOLC tree; Friday, April 26, 2013 at noon. There will be a food vendor on site.
Camp Jubilee -- Ronn Dunn, CUPE 3523, The Camp draw information was mailed and emailed out on Monday, March 18 to all union affiliates. We have copies here for distribution to your members as well as on our website. Please contact Ronn at Cell: 250 470 2385 or ronndiane66@gmail.com

CLC Report - none

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
NOLC Banner -- Cheryl Stone, UFCW 1518 -- The banner is finished, it is 8 feet by 3 feet, and came in under budget, $140.00
NOLC Pins -- Cheryl Stone, UFCW 1518 -- It was discussed at the March meeting to re-order NOLC pins. The Executive recommended that we defer this order to the fall. M/S/C
NOLC leaflets -- Cheryl Stone, UFCW 1518 -- tabled from March 6, 2013 meeting. The leaflets re-order will be discussed in the fall. M/S/C

NEW BUSINESS:
Delegate re affiliation -- Nikki Inouye, HEU Vernon The union affiliate delegate list to our Labour Council needs to be revised. The updates will take place over the next few months. The re-affiliation form is enclosed (attached), please have your Union President / Chair fill in the current names/addresses of YOUR delegates to the North Okanagan Labour Council Please mail / email or bring to the next NOLC meeting.

FINAL CREDENTIALS REPORT: 13 Present with 10 Delegates 2 Guests 1 BCFORUM delegate

GOOD & WELFARE

ADJOURNMENT: The meeting was adjourned at 8:06 pm by, President M/S/C

Minutes respectfully submitted by Cheryl Stone, Recording Secretary, UFCW 1518

NEXT MEETING
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
1091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

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