Minutes of the Meeting of November 16, 2005
The meeting was called to order at 6:05 PM by President Chapman followed by the Flag salute. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as typed and handed out.
The following communications were read:
Executive Board and Staff Report
recommended support of the
Secretary-Treasurer Sells noted they had met with another Superior Court candidate. He also let delegates know his meeting schedule for the last couple of months was available for their viewing.
Community Services: Don Shove, IAM 751A, reported on the upcoming Holiday Party on December 14.
Organizing Committee: Tammi Brady, IBT 38, reported on the Wal Mart movie to be shown at the Teamsters Hall on Nov. 17th. Toni Bohan, SEIU 925 wanted to know if a 35 mm copy of the movie was available so they could show it in a theatre in Stanwood.
Reports of Unions
Bill Wickline, IATSE 15, reported on the successful organizing at 5 operations
in Western Washington, and they have negotiated an agreement with the
Contract Negotiations: Bob Rommel, SPEEA 2001, reported that they had a final offer from Boeing that would be recommended to the members. It is a 3 year agreement with raises of 71/2% in the first year and 41/2% in each of the next two years of the agreement for engineers. Techs will receive 51/2% in the first year. They have made some employee incentive plan changes. The retirement is the same as the IAM, and there are no increases in the medical and dental or benefit cuts.
Other Local Activities:
Toni Bohan, SEIU 925, expressed their concerns with
Puget Sound Labor
Agency: Suzanne Moreau spoke about the upcoming
Nominations were opened for 2006 officer elections. The following nominations were made:
President: Darrell Chapman, IBEW 191
Trustee 1: Toni Bohan, SEIU 925
Trustee 3: Peg Chrisman, IBEW 77
Trustee 5: Leonard Kelley, IBT 38
Nominations will also be open at the December meeting.
Secretary Treasurer Sells noted that 90% of our endorsed candidates were successful.
Good of the Order
Dave Kurtz, AFSCME 1811PA thanked the Council for its support of his candidacy for appointment to a Superior Court Judgeship.
Chris Glenn, SPEEA2001 thanked the Council for support of his candidacies.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 PM
AFSCME 1811PA: David Kurtz
AFT 772: Mike Sells
IAM 130: David Volkmann
IAM 751A: Don Shove
IAM 751E: Ron Bradley
IAM 751F: Garth Luark
IATSE 15: Bill Wickline
IBEW 77: Peg Chrisman
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman, Travis Patterson
IBT 38: Tami Brady, Samantha Kantak
IUPAT DC 5:
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan
SPEEA: Chris Glenn, Bob Rommel
UFCW 141, USNU:
IAM 751A: Bob Neumann
IAM 751C: Hank Getchman
IAM 751F: Jackie Boschok, Judy Neumann
IBT 38: Leonard Kelley, Barry Lund
LIUNA 292: Dan O’Connor, Jim Smith, Rodolfo Zavala
UFCW 1105: Nancy Holland-Young, Paul Quaintance
Suzanne Moreau, PSLA
Jacklyn Rae, IBEW 77
Julie Sawyer, PSL