Sept 28, 2018
OPENING AND ROLL CALL
The meeting of AUPE Local 048 was called to order at 09:15 by the
Statementof Equality was read by June St Lewis
1)IN ATTENDANCE– Chair Shelley Brooker, Vice Chair June St Lewis,Treasurer Dorothy Loftus, Secretary Olea Lindholm,PEI Rep Diane Johnston, ch 1 Dee Erickson ch 2 Nicole Meyhew Ch 3 Val Monkman,Luanne Braun, Margaret Billings, 5 Chelsea Black, Sandy Morrow, Ch07 Heidi Spicher ,Christina Sefton, Kathleen Schwengler FausatAdoshun Ch8 Helen Bozic Deb Reykdal Ch 9 Patricia DeFreitis Ch 10Ben Canlas Ch 11 Jan Busch, Ch 12,Eva Richards Sukhi Johal Ch 13Anna Marie Bailey, Sue McIntyre, George Armstrong,ch 14 NickyKandola, Rupinder Turna Ch 15 RoslynAbraham ch 17 Heather Westcott:Ch 18 Leah Poynton Ch 19 Ruth MacDonald , Marinne ch 20 Wendy James,Carrie WesterhoudCh 21 Angela Huber,Lourdes Alberto,ch 22Shaileshbhai (Sam) Vaghani, Edith Pasco ch 24 Barb Reid Ch 25 Nadine Frederick ch 29 Sandy Fazekas Ch 33 Marlene Robblee,MathewPope , ch 34 Tharcisse Mpumuro ch 35 Melisa Smith Nurse ch 36 LaaraStang ch 38 Jumai Ahmed
REGRETS:Ch 04 Catherine van Tol ch 6 Elizabeth Lado, Ch,ch 16 Ester Brako ch17Tracy Oliver, Shelley Wilton, Heather Westcott,ch 18 MelissaMaret Naida Walsh ch 24 ch 26 Narcy Dela Cruz Cage ch 27 DebbieWarkentin ch23 Berna Soriano Cecile Factura, ch 28 Olga Orysik ch30 Kalsay Korthuis ch 31 Theresa Ganaden Lisa Dray, Stephen Siu ch32Brenda Thompson,, ch 34 Mileth Gloriani ch 37 Aroura Wench MargFinley, 38 Jumai Ahmed, Fariba Nazari 39 Danny Dale, FrancesHanson, Ch 40 Sorin Mohorea ch 44 Cecil Griggs, Margaret Kapuwa ch41 Henry Oviahon ,42, 43
2)INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS AND OBSERVERS
Guests and Observers Bonnie Gostoza
3)ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA M/S/C
4)READING AND ADOPTION OF MINUTES May 25 as corrected M/S/C
5)READING AND ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTES Sept27
6)LOCAL 048 COMMUNICATIONS
a)Thank you cards
7a)Chair Shelley Brooker –accepted as Spoken. M/S/C
7b)Vice Chair June St Lewis - accepted as spoken. M/S/C
7c)Treasurer Dorothy Loftus- accepted as presented. M/S/C
7d)Secretary Olea Lindholm- accepted as spoken. M/S/C
7e)Provincial Executive Rep Diane Johnson - accepted as spoken. M/S/C
8)LOCAL 048 SUB COMMITTEES
8a)Policy Committee – Please check all changes on line: local048.AUPE.ca/policies
8b)Finance Committee – Dorothy Loftus – 20 outstanding cheques, sickcheques issued after 4 weeks, use your chapter money for members,please get signatures for all gift cards m/s/c
8c)anti priv- No meeting
8d)OH&Sno mtg- please fill out any forms and send to Diana Griffith HQ AUPEliaison for OH&S anyone interested please apply for the OH&Scourses, Bill 30 coming into effect June !
8e)Women's Committee - no committee members at present
8f) members Benefits Committee anyone requiring assistance withfinancial hardship, schooling cost funeral cost for members or familymembers can apply on line. 125 members have applied 113 approved
9)UNFINISHED OR NEW BUSINESS
a) Convention: we had 54 members booked to go and had 15 cancellations, a motion was passed that if you are booked to attend and you don't show up the day of the convention it will be charged back to your chapter
b)Stagewest : January 11 Jersey Boys
c) It was brought forward that if you attend a conference a short report would be given
d) An update of the livingwater strike was given, and a motion was passed to send them 500 dollars
e)web site, run by Diane any one wanting to have pictures of events or notices put on Local 48 site please send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ch01 Bargaining, call bell system repaired, only 2 staff and 1 RN for nites, no supervisor for Food Service
Ch02 working short, Korono's over scheduling
ch03 New site is opening, SCU closing Sept 24 - Oct 10, MDE closingOct 5 Nov 16, lines being posted Momentum system being implemented,Still in Bargaining
ch5 Short staffed, new Administrator, sick time meeting, Chapter chairreturning from Mat leave
ch7 BBQ held in August gave out water bottles, rotations and hours cutdue to budget, Preping for Gala
ch 8 BBQ held in August and was well attended, shift swap strugglebeing looked at case by case, new manager not use to union members,needs to be shown the ropes, working short, GSS short staff, paycheque discretions a problem
ch9 EMAC meeting was held
ch10 Meet and Greet dinner well attended
ch11 Poor moral, time clock not working, in bargaining, managementharassing employees, working short, GSS management calling meetingsno union reps.
ch12 Building construction, hard for staff and Residents, 10 emptybeds, taking out the bath shift, in bargaining no staff attendingmeetings
ch13 chapter chair retired, vice chair works night , troubles withGSS, bargaining no dates set yet, scheduling troubles, trouble withcasuals and part-time staff.
ch14 very good, new administrator, in bargaining, held BBQ in June,rally went very well, lunch and learn held at Newport.
ch15 BBQ was held in July, new Executive elected, Vacation hours aconcern
ch16 Visibility wall still annoying, loosing director, very sad goodlady, management taking cuts loosing manager, BBQ well attended,Thanks to Bonnie, not much going on in bargaining, lunch and learnbeing held on Oct 15.
ch17 gone through cuts gone from 250 to 185 beds, water leaks, planningChristmas parties, cuts to budget for RT.
ch18 Family Summer Picnic, poor turn out, scheduling poor, grievanceagainst OT. 4 empty lines hired 6 staff only 1 stayed, littleprogress in bargaining, good turn out for wing night, we have bedbugs
ch19 3 days of bargaining, new MSO, short staffed, low Moral
ch20 going good, chair is back
ch21 New MSO, problems with staffing, working short staffed, printedcopies of contracts are being asked for BBQ 35% staff attended, hadit with Extendicare, having christmas party with local 47, bargaininggoing smoother before lots of talking no signing, this time moresigning less talking.
ch22 still having problems with management.
ch24 Successful stamped BBQ used the union BBQ cart, one of our HCA'shad a house fire, staff great support, held bargaining meeting, newhires
Ch25 - in Bargaining, working short no LPN'S , staff quitting
Ch30 BBQ only 5 came, a fall dinner from management to say thank you
ch33 chair has stepped down working 2 -5 short, new phone system nobetter than the last, # of emply lines, problems with scanningresidents for placement, no money for wages but opening 6 new sites,no ventilation in staff room, 1 LPN for whole center with 5 HCA's 2staff for 48 residents
ch34 no meetings, good chapter chair, doing good.
ch35 when staff call in sick CSM calling them, working short, staffcalling in sick if not getting vac, vac hours a mess, refusing shiftswaps, scheduling meetings after work hours,
ch36 low moral, refused help to HCA who lost baby told to finish shift, general manager left, new menu but no staff to implement, form madeto help with short staff, time clock implemented
12)Food Bank – Coaldale, 645.05
Themeeting was adjourned @ 2:45 pm by Shelley Brooker Chair of Local
DATEOF NEXT MEETING: January 11, 2019
#200– 2116 27 Ave NE
Minutes compiled by
Secretary Local 48