Snohomish County Labor Council
Minutes of the Meeting of December 11, 2013
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by Vice President Redrup. The flag salute and reading of meeting purpose followed. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as posted.
Š IBEW 191: Randall Reynolds
Š IBT 117: Terry Hutchins, Darrin Norton
Š IUPAT DC 5: Jim Mudd
Š OPEIU 8: Jennifer Greff, Laura Moreno, Sue O’Connor Prilliman, Adam Thornton, Addley Tole, Jr.
M/S/C to seat the new delegates who were present. Jim Mudd, IUPAT DC was sworn in.
Ty Trenary, Snohomish County Sheriff, introduced himself and reported that he would be running for the office. He currently lives in Stanwood and worked his way through the ranks. He currently is endorsed by the IBEW, Machinists and his own union of which he used to be the President.
The meeting was recessed for 5 minutes for guests to leave. Following that, non-delegates were excused from the meeting. Meeting was reconvened.
Sec. Treas. Sells noted that the Executive Board had met on December 6th and approved a new staff contract. He thanked Allyn Triezenberg, Jackie Rae and Leonard Kelley for helping with the evening’s food for the delegates and the set up. Leonard Kelley, Education Committee chair briefed the delegates on the election results and thanked those that were able to come out and phone. He will be working on moving the Education Committee forward after the first of the year.
REPORTS OF UNIONS
Organizing Reports--SPEEA, Bob Rommel updated the delegates on the NLRB election that was successful at Armor Global. The members are stationed in Miami, but will be represented by the SPEEA
Contract Negotiations—Jason Redrup, IAM 751A, updated the delegates on the 777X situation at Boeing. He noted that Boeing continued to push to eliminate pensions with a freeze on them for new hires. It would have been a 10 year agreement extension with a 10% cost shifting onto the workers in every year. The pay scale would have taken 20 years to reach the top where it is currently at 6 years. There would be a frozen starting wage of $16.00 for 10 years. He noted that what had been proposed was voted down 2 to 1 by the members with over 80% voting.
IAFF 46—Paul Gagnon reported that they were 10 days away from interest arbitration with the city of Everett.
Nominations were opened for two year terms beginning in 2014 for the following offices: President, Trustees 1,3,4 and 5. The following nominations were made:
Š President: Jason Redrup, IAM 751A
Š Trustee 1: Doug Scott, LIUNA 292
Š Trustee 3: Ed Triezenberg, UBC 70
Š Trustee 4: Michael Boe, IBT 117, Ann Seabott, CWA 37083
Š Trustee 5: Leonard Kelley, IBT 38
Nominations were closed, but will be reopened in the January meeting
GOOD OF THE COUNCIL
Ann Seabott, United Way Labor Committee, WashTech, reminded delegates of the Toys for Tots, Saturday gathering from 9 AM to 4 PM. Volunteers to help with gathering the toys were welcome. They will be collecting through December 23rd.
Jim Smith, LIUNA 292, KSER Radio Labor Journal, updated delegates on recent interviews from the rally in Seattle in support of Machinists and commented on Wal Mart boxes asking for donations for employees.
Rep. Mike Sells, 38th District, reported on the recent special session granting Boeing extensions on tax exemptions to gain the 777X line. He prime sponsored the legislation from the Governor’s office on the training programs that need to be done.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:51 PM
Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer
AFSCME 109: Polagaya McLaughlin
AFSCME 109S: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811C: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811JPD: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811JS: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811S: No Delegate
AFSCME 435: No Delegate
AFSCME 881: No Delegate
AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman
AFSCME 2753: No Delegate
AFSCME 2964: No Delegate
AFT 772:Mike Sells
APWU 484: No Delegate
ATU 883: No Delegate
ATU 1576: Rick Jurkovic, John Sainz
GCIU 767M: No Delegate
IAFF 46: Paul Gagnon
IAFF 1828: No Delegate
IAFF 2694: No Delegate
IAFF 3916: No Delegate
IAM 751A: Jason Redrup
IBEW 77: Jackie Rae
IBT 38: Leonard Kelley
IBT 117: Michael Boe,
IBT 174: No Delegate
IBT 763: No Delegate
IUOE 302: Rick Cunningham
IUPAT DC 5: Jim Mudd
IW 86: No Delegate
LIUNA 292: Chris Glenn, Doug Scott, Jim Smith
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild: No Delegate
Plumbers and Pipefitters 26: No Delegate
PTE 17: Kathy Pierson
SEIU 6: No Delegate
SEIU 925: No Delegate
SEIU 1199NW: No Delegate
SPEEA: Lynn Burow, James Gillan, Suzanne Kamiya-Harding, Bob Rommel, David Simpson
UBC 70: Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 141, USNU: No Delegate
UniteHere: No Delegate
Wash Tech / CWA: Ann Seabott
AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz
AFT 772: Kim Mead
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman, Darrel McLaughlin
SPEEA: Sandy Hastings
Ty Trenary, Snohomish County Sheriff