Minutes
Minutes of the Toronto LEC Meeting October 2, 2017
•  Posted on  February 8, 2019  

Minutes of the Toronto LEC Meeting October 2, 2017

 

Location: CMG BOARD ROOM, 311 Adelaide Street

10 am- 6:00 pm

PRESENT:Naomi Robinson, Wendy Walker, Brent Cousland, Sophie Hautcoeur, Jennifer Clibbon, Vish Gajadhar, Lorne Szatmary, Krista Jolliffe, Thomas Cramer,  Tony Germin,Wendy Walker, Joe Fiorino

 

ABSENT: Matt Guerin, Kevin Keigher

Adopt meeting agenda Oct 2, 2017:

Moved: Krista Jolliffe

Seconded: Sophie Hautcoeur

Motion Passes.

 

Report of the President-Naomi Robinson

 

PMSD-it will roll out again with a new on-line tool starting in October in Toronto

CMG Holiday breakfasts Dec 11, 2017

Holiday party planning, Dec 7, 2017

New bike racks coming to B2

Personal rooms in broadcast centre available

CMG bulletin boards, update

 

Croissant breakfasts Dec 9, Dec 11, 2017

Holiday party planning, Dec 7 2017

New bike racks coming

Personal rooms in broadcast centre available

Monitors and CMG bulletin boards, update

 

Vice President’s Report-Tony Germin

 

Secretary’s Report –Jennifer Clibbon

Minutes for June 22, 2017 and Sept 11, 2017 approved

 

June 22 2017

Moved: Lorne Szatmary

Seconded: Tony Germin

Approved

 

Sept 11 2017 minutes

Moved: Brent Cousland

Seconded: Joe Fiorino

Approved

 

New Business

Motion: Whereas the new CMG office is not located as near to the CBC as the former office, therefore transportation costs are now incurred by members of the LEC.  Be it moved that the LEC will cover costs associated with parking or transit due to attending LEC meetings at our new location.

 

Moved: Tony Germin

Seconded: Brent Cousland

Passes unanimously

 

Other Business

 

Be it moved that the LEC approves the following Local Bylaw amendments, and agrees to present them to the membership for full approval at the AGM in November.

 

Proposed Bylaw Amendments for November 17, 2017 AGM…

Change from: BYLAWS OF CANADIAN MEDIA GUILD TORONTO LOCATION UNIT …CMG-TNG-CWA-CLC-AFL-CIO

To: BYLAWS OF CANADIAN MEDIA GUILD – CBC TORONTO LOCATION UNIT

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ARTICLE # 1 NAME

Change from :  1.1 The name of this organization shall be Canadian Media Guild, CBC Toronto Unit, [herein after referred to as the “Location Unit”], and shall be a location unit of the Canadian Media Guild [herein after referred to as “CMG”]. CMG is local 30213 of THE NEWSPAPER GUILD [herein after referred to as ‘TNG”], which is a division of the Communication Workers of America, [herein after referred to as “CWA”].

To:   1.1 The name of this organization shall be Canadian Media Guild, CBC Toronto Unit, [herein after referred to as the “Location Unit”], and shall be a location unit of the Canadian Media Guild [herein after referred to as “CMG”]. CMG is local 30213 of the Communication Workers of America – Canada, [herein after referred to as “CWA”].

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ARTICLE # 3 MEMBERSHIP

Change from:  

3.1 All persons employed at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation who are within the jurisdiction of the union as defined by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board shall be eligible for membership in the Location Unit subject to completing membership requirements as stipulated by TNG/CMG.

To:  3.1 All persons employed at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation who are within the jurisdiction of the union as defined by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board shall be eligible for membership in the Location Unit subject to completing membership requirements as stipulated by CMG.

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ARTICLE # 8 EXPENSES

Change from:  8.7 The LEC will determine set quarterly expense allowances to be paid to Executive Officers, Chief Stewards, and Directors. This will not preclude compensation for unexpected expenses.  Any member of the LEC who is absent from meetings and duties for more than three months in a row for any reason must forfeit this allowance until they return and can perform normal duties.

To:  8.7 The LEC will distribute set quarterly honoraria to Executive Officers, Chief Stewards, and Directors. This will not preclude compensation for unexpected expenses.  Any member of the LEC who is absent from meetings and duties for more than three months in a row for any reason must forfeit this allowance until they return and can perform normal duties.

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Do you agree that the elected Chief Stewards should receive the same amount in honorarium as the elected Directors of the CBC Toronto Location Unit Executive Committee now receives?


YES NO

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Bylaw amendments approved

Moved: Krista Joliffe

Seconded: Lorne Szatmary

Passes unanimously

 

Stewards meeting October 19 2017-Brent Cousland talks about recruiting

 

Health and Safety, Brent Cousland (update on bathroom renovation, insects, elevators)

Education and Mobilisation- Kevin Keigher not present

New Members-Thomas Cramer (new event and work with temps)

SRC-Sophie Hautcoeur

Communications-Joe Fiorino

Human Rights, Equity and Diversity-Vish Gajadhar

Job Transformation- Wendy Walker.

 

Chief Stewards Updates

Brent Cousland- health and safety issues and updates

Lorne Szatmary, shiftwork issues

Krista Jolliffe, update on grievances

 

Next Meeting, Nov 17, 2017 to be held in CBC building.

 

Motion to adjourn

Moved: Krista Jolliffe  

Seconded: Lorne Szatmary

passes unanimously

 

Meeting ends at 4:30 pm