Minutes of the Toronto LEC Meeting November 26, 2018
•  Posted on  November 30, 2018  

Minutes of the Toronto LEC Meeting November 26, 2018


Location: CMG BOARD ROOM, 311 Adelaide Street

10 am- 6:00 pm


PRESENT: Naomi Robinson, Brent Cousland, Matt Guerin, Jennifer Clibbon, Vish Gajadhar, Lorne Szatmary, Krista Jolliffe, Thomas Cramer, Tony Germin, Joe Fiorino, Stephany Laperriere,Wendy Walker


Adopt meeting agenda November 26, 2018:

Moved:Lorne Szatmary

Seconded: Krista Jolliffe

Motion Passes.                   


Guest speaker from CBC Network Talk representing concerns of temporary workers and casuals


Presentation of newly hired staff employees and assignments

Present: Kamala Rao, Sara Jaffri, Lauren Baert, Anthony DiMaio
Terri Monture


Report of the President- Naomi Robinson


-bargaining update on new CMG collective agreement

-Local Joint Employment Committee, 2 new redundancies related to control rooms

– Supporting members in CMP

-looking for monthly list of new members


Vice President’s Report-Tony Germin

-update on union activities


Secretary’s Report –Jennifer Clibbon

-outgoing report and thank you to LEC for a great term!

-will prepare handover note for incoming secretary


Treasurer’s Report Matt Guerin

-Matt was able to move money into a savings account for higher interest rate

-update on financial accounts


Adopt October 11 Minutes 2018:

Moved:Lorne Szatmary

Seconded: Krista Jolliffe

Motion Passes.


New Business

– Holiday Party -update on venue and budget, gathering raffle prizes, including 1 -2 ipads


-2 donation requests considered


-Stewards’ training updates


Other Business


Health and Safety-Brent Cousland, renovations update

New Members-Thomas Cramer, update on temporary workers’ issue and conversions

Communications-Joe Fiorino update on individual member issues

SRC-Stephany Laperriere update on members’ situations

Human Rights, Equity and Diversity-Vish Gajadhar, update

Job Transformation Wendy Walker, update


Chief Stewards Updates

Brent Cousland- update on individual situations

Lorne Szatmary – problems with some vacancies and PMSD in some areas

Krista Jolliffe – update on several situations


Motion to adjourn

Moved:Brent Cousland

Seconded: Krista Jolliffe


Meeting ends at 6 pm