Saskatoon Area Council Meeting Minutes August 30, 2017

Saskatoon Area Council Meeting Minutes
 
August 30th, 2017
 
 
Members Present:
Sr Jackie Nettleton - Agriculture – Area Council President
Sr Elena Beynon - Agriculture – Area Council Vice-President
Sr Evelyn Jackson - UNDE – Area Council Secretary / Treasurer – via telephone
Sr Trudy Turnbull – UNE
Sr Reann Legge – UNE
Sr Louise Mardell – Saskatoon RO Staff
 
Agenda presented & adopted with additions
 
Minutes from the June 22nd meeting, presented and adopted as written
 
Triennial Resolutions
2 were presented – after much discussion 1 was voted on as being agreeable to forward onto the PSAC Triennial Convention – as per attached
 
Labour Day BBQ
Monday, Sept 4th, 2017 – Victoria park in Riversdale – Volunteers to be there by 10am – BBQ at 1130
 
UNDE Convention
Sr June Winger President elected – Br Philippe Turcq Executive Vice-President
CLC president attended – was questioned on why the CLC has allowed other unions to cross the picket lines in Winnipeg - stated that this will be discussed at their next meeting
PSAC President – Sr Robyn Benson attended – was questioned about a day of action – she stated that the members need to write their MP’s, protest at their MP’s on payday Wednesday’s and continue to support the members that have been affected by the Phoenix pay system
UNDE marched at Esquimalt and were featured in the CHEK news along with 3 members telling their stories about how they have been affected by Phoenix
 
Annual General Meeting
October 3rd – More to Follow
 
PRC Report 
To be presented at the AGM
 
Saskatoon Office 
Activities members participated in – June Day of action / Labour Day BBQ / Pride Parade
Education Schedule on the Web site
Holiday Inn express in downtown Regina is on strike – their union is Unite Here Local 41
Winnipeg Strike Continues
Respect Picket Lines
PSAC Convention – May in Toronto – Call-out will be coming out soon
Bargaining Conference – March – Reminder to locals to get their demands in
 
Round Table - Nothing more to discuss
Meeting adjourned at 645pm
 
 
 
RESOLUTION:
 
TRANSGENDER PARTICIPATION AT RWC’S
 
Originator:  Saskatoon Area Council
 
BECAUSE transgender people face unique challenges; and
 
BECAUSE being LGBTQ inclusive means understanding and welcoming the Transgender Community;
 
THE PSAC WILL ensure that all members who self identify as a woman are welcomed to the Regional Women’s Committees.
 
 
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