Minutes of 2/24/2021 SICLC Delegates Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:04 PM by President Jason Redrup.
The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the President’s Message was read.
A motion was made to accept the minutes from the January 2021 meeting, the motion passed.
The following people were present and sworn in by guest WSLC President Larry Brown:
Joe Reynolds, IAFF 46
Stacia Porter, IBT 38
Dan Jones IBT 38
Capri Nakihei, IBT 38
Ryan Johnson, IBT 38
Newly elected officers from January Meeting were also sworn in my President Larry Brown
Mona Lisa Dickinson & Jose Diaz of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage: They gave an update on the Union Plus program and the benefits with it.
Nate Nehring, Snohomish County Councilmember & Anne Carnell, Marysville High School RAP Program: provide a presentation and reported on the Regional Apprenticeship Program
GUESTS WERE EXCUSED
A Group Breakout was held; each group was told to come up with the name of a famous labor leader.
WSLC President Report:
President Larry Brown gave a report on several bills in Olympia that were important to workers: i.e., Unemployment issues, and establishing guidelines for workers in case of a pandemic. He added that he was on the phone that day with President Trumpka, and that Trumpka was emphasizing the importance of passing the PRO Act.
Secretary-Treasurer Kelley reported that in December we raised a total of $2459.00 for the food bank and that Teamsters 38 was the top contributor. He also asked the delegates to share any services that are union so that we could add them to our website. He also reported on the upcoming Education Committee.
Nate Nehring, Snohomish County Council: A recommendation from the executive board was presented to the body to endorse. The recommendation comes with a motion and second. Motion Passed.
Jennifer Gregersen, Mayor of Mukilteo: A recommendation from the executive board was presented to the body to endorse. The recommendation comes with a motion and second. Motion Passed.
David Simpson, Port Commissioner: A recommendation from the executive board was presented to the body to endorse. The recommendation comes with a motion and second. Motion Passed.
Reports of Unions:
David Simpson, SPEEA 2001: Thanked the Delegates for the early endorsement.
Doug Scott, LIUNA 292: Reminded newly elected trustees to get with Charlotte to schedule going over the financial books.
Adrian Noel, UFCW 21: Reported on the contract negotiations with Whidbey Health and their struggles with financial transparency. He added there are car signs available, some for Whidbey Heath and also for Providence in Everett as they are having problems with them too in negotiations. Adrian introduced a guest, Laura
64 participants tonight.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:12PM