Prince Albert Area Council Meeting Minutes (Nov 18, 2020)

Present:  Christina Creusot, Sherry Dearing, Louise Mardell, Joyce Romanchuk and Kim Kelly

Regrets: Penny Young                                   

Treaty Acknowledgement

Statement of Harassment

Agenda – Motion Christina, 2nd Kim

Review of Previous Minutes – The minutes of June 24, 2020 were reviewed. Adopted by Sherry 2nd by Joyce 

  • Pennie Has accepted a 3-month term position in Saskatoon.  If the position is extended or becomes permanent, Louise has asked Pennie to inform the committee, as a new PA Area Council and PRC will need to be found.  Nothing further yet on Pennie’s position
  • Budget to Marianne   Joyce submitted the budget to Marianne Hladun, but no response yet.  Louise will follow up.
  • 699 codes for leave – in the Collective Agreement the leave cannot be taken away from employees.  A policy grievance has been filed.  If you are denied, please let Louise know asap! 

Round Table

  • Discussion took place regarding the Collective Agreement and it has been ratified and signed and now Treasury Board has 180 days to implement the wage increments and Phoenix “bonus”
  • You can go into MyGCHR and look at your pay stubs and it should show that the increment has been done
  • CRA has not yet made a decision regarding whether the Phoenix payment will be tax free or not
  • Louise mentioned the online training schedule is being prepared for 2021.  It will be through zoom. Looking for suggestions/recommendations from members as to what to take and what times work best.  Please let Louise know asap.

Scheduling of next meeting – January 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm via Skype/Teleconference Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.