Ron Bobowski, CUPW 760
Glenn Nowag, HERE 40
Karen Abramsen, BC Forum
Ronn Dunn, CUPE 3523
Jeff Carsience, UBCJA 1370
Dave Porteous, UFCW 120
Orion Irvine, CLC
Faye Saxon, BC Forum
Carole Gordon, COTA 123
Kris Bothe, UBCJA 1370
Shane Curveon, ATU 1722
Cheryl Stone, UFCW 247
Linda Thiel, HEU
Boyd Sommerfeld, HEU
Carol Kenzie, HEU
Pat Munro, HSA
Doug Gibson, BC Forum
Jeff Chapman, UA 170
Wes Kmet, BC Forum
Marie Decaire, UFCW120
Gord Larkin, Community Savings
Pat Bulmer, CEP 2000
Brad Dunlop, IBEW
CALL TO ORDER
President Glenn Nowag called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
M/S/C to adopt agenda of May 7, 2008
NDP (Federal) Candidate, Tish Lakes spoke about upcoming federal election.
Gord Larkin and Marie Decaire, spoke about Community Savings Credit Union
REPORTS OF LOCAL UNIONS, COMMITTEE REPORTS, CLC REPORT
Dave Porteous -- Union Label is having manpower problems. Union Label is mostly active in the lower mainland
Carol Kenzie HEU - New construction on Kelowna and Vernon Hospitals. 3P partnerships are for building as well as maintenance. 250 maintenance staff are under threat again. Successful bidder is a British consortium. Final decision will be made in September. Letter has been sent to Murray Ramsden CEO of Interior Health. Flyers re: this issue left with the NOLC. HEU starting political action group again.
Carole Gordon, COTA -- Starting to get active politically for the election. Holding a province wide "Stand for Housing". When School District 23 passed the budget, social justice conferences were expected to be cut. Trustees voted to cut down. Watch for large class sizes in SD 23 because of higher enrollment.
Ron Bobowski, CUPW -- CUPW is trying to advocate for Canada Post subcontractors.
Orion Irvine, CLC -- Municipal elections forum June 9th. For potential
candidates, incumbents and other interested parties.
Summer Camp Draw winners.
Silver Lake -- Kylie Hill, HSA, Corey Belanger HEU
Camp Jubilee -- Nolan Marsh, HEU
Municipal Area issues -- Mon., June 9th, Coast Capri Hotel.
GOOD AND WELFARE
Respectfully submitted by Jeff Carsience, recording secretary.