Special General Meeting

Wed. MARCH 10  at 3 pm

We hold this Special GMM to announce the newly elected officials. On March 8th, our scrutineers and our National Rep met to open the envelopes with ballots that our members have been sending to the CUPE Niagara Area Office during the last few weeks. We have counted the votes and the Ad-Hoc Committee on Elections brings the results to this special meeting.

AGENDA is short and simple!

The notification of a Bylaw amendment was given our last GMM. We will also be discussing and voting on it in this meeting.

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General Meeting February 22

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22 at 3 PM

AGENDA is located here.

Guest speaker is Doug Yearwood introducing campaign Student Workers Will Not Pay For the Housing Crisis!

Guest speaker’s info on students fight for affordable housing is here.

  • CUPE Convention – election of up to 11 delegates
  • The proposed motion on IHRA’s definition of anti-semitism and free speech is below. Resources for consultation:

Motion and Zoom link below: … Read more…

General Members Meeting

Monday, January 25th at 3 pm

We have resolved our election difficulties by holding elections by mail.

Agenda for the meeting.

The description of duties of the positions to be elected is in our bylaws, Articles 7 and 8.

The term in office for the elected positions will be March 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022, instead for the bylaw mandated May 1 – April 30th.

This was voted on at our December 2020 GMM. … Read more…

October GMM

On Wednesday, October 28 at 4 pm we hold our regular monthly general members meeting with that includes the following agenda:

Among the items on the agenda:

Attending members can add points to the agenda at the beginning of the meeting when the agenda is being discussed/amended and approved. Meeting link below: … Read more…

Unit 1 Ratification General Meeting Oct. 23

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23  from 11 am to 3 pm

Unit 1 contract negotiations have ended when both sides, the Unit 1 bargaining team and the employer, signed off on a document containing the newly negotiated changes to our collective agreement. This document is called the memorandum of agreement and it is not a legally binding collective agreement  yet. This memorandum of agreement (also called tentative collective agreement) will be presented to members attending this meeting and will be put to a vote. … Read more…

GMM SEPTEMBER 28

General Members Meeting Monday 28, 2020 at 4 pm
Major point on our agenda is collective bargaining updates: We will be discussing the results of our latest negotiations with the employer in Unit 1 and Unit 3.
For the report on Unit 1 bargaining go to our bargaining page.
Please note the meeting starts at 4 pm.
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Special General Members Meeting

TUESDAY JUNE 16 at 4 pm

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AGENDA:
This is our first general meeting since the lock down on March 13th. It is a special general members meeting with the following agenda:
  • Bargaining Update for Unit 1 and Unit 3.
  • Voting on three items:
  • Hardship Policy Proposal Since we have never had a policy on members’ requesting help in times of hardship, we have a proposal authored by the Policy, Bylaws and Finance Committee, that is to be discussed and voted on.
  • 2020-2021 Budget. We need to discuss and pass our annual budget.
  • Code of Conduct Proposal   At the last GMM, a notice to add a Code of Conduct to our bylaws was given. We will be discussing it and voting on it at this SGMM.

MARCH GMM

We are having a general meeting on March 12 at 5 pm in Thistle 240.

  • BARGAINING UPDATES and MOBILIZATION
  • ELECTION FOR CHIEF STEWARD UNTIL AGM APRIL 6 GENERAL ELECTIONS. Our Chief Steward Nathan Cecckin, has been elected into the vacant TREASURER position, until April 6th AGM, hence there is a vacant position left behind –  the Chief Steward.
  • ELECTIONS FOR CUPE ONTARIO CONVENTION – 10 voting delegates! https://cupe.on.ca/convention2020/
  • NOTICE TO CHANGE TO BYLAWS WAS GIVEN AT OUR  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FEBRUARY 27 WILL BE DISCUSSED AND VOTED ON AT THIS GMM.

The amendments can be viewed here : https://4207.cupe.ca/files/2020/02/PBF-26-Feb-2020.pdf

 

 

GENERAL MEMBERS MEETING FEBRUARY 27

We are meeting for our February GMM on Thursday, the 27th at 5 pm in the Sankey Chamber.

AGENDA for the meeting:

 

  • UNIT 1 is gearing towards strike aversion/mobilization and this will be on the agenda as a germane issue (U1 BC is at conciliation on Feb. 20th and Feb. 28).
  • STRIKE BUDGET APPROVAL
  • Elections pro tem (until the general elections at the annual meeting in April) of Treasurer (Executive Committee position) and Faculty Steward for Business (GSB).

 

 

January GMM

MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2020 in Sankey Chamber at 5 pm

GUEST SPEAKER: There will be a guest speaker from OSSTF district 22, Shannon Smith, President. OSSTF is a labour union representing primarily high school teachers. Together with the elementary school teachers, education workers have waged a long battle to push off changes to public education that would negatively impact students, their parents and society in general. Come to the GMM to hear about the plans of the provincial government to usher in measures to invite private for profit forms of education!

AGENDA: Members are, of course, free to add items on the agenda either by emailing the info@cupe4207.org email or directly at the GMM!

  • Bargaining Updates for UNIT 1 (Unit 2 settled, and has very recently ratified their collective agreement ).
  • ELECTION for BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBER UNIT 1 – emergency election
  • Election of two members (delegate and alternate) for Canadian Labour Congress Convention 2020 in Vancouver BC, May 4-8. A delegate and an alternate, representatives.
  • Elections for the Goodman School of Business Steward position. The outstanding vacancies have been filled in previous GMM’s elections. This one remains to be filled.
  • Vote on the Notice of Motion that was given at the December GMM:

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