Minutes of 3/24/2021 SICLC Delegates Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:04 PM by Vice President Doug Scott
The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the President’s Message was read.
Approval of Minutes postponed till April Meeting
The following people were present and sworn in.
KL Hilt IAFF 1828
Michael Hall, IBEW 89
Maria Goodall, IFCW 21
Secretary-Treasurer Kelley reported on Trade Up scheduled for May 19th at Marysville High School. Kelley reported that the Letter Carriers Food Drive was being moved back to September/October. He also reminded everyone that next month on April 28th, we will be holding our annual Workers’ Memorial for those that lost their life on the job in the previous year.
COPE interviews are scheduled for April 19th and 26th, we have lots of local races to interview for, he added that each local affiliate should have a representative. He stated any delegate can attend but only their local union’s designated representative can ask questions.
Kelley reported that he and Charlotte made a trip to Readiness to Learn on Whidbey Island to deliver masks, he added that they were eager to work together in helping us be more active on Whidbey Island.
He reminded everyone that the United Way Labor Advisory Meeting was right after our Delegate Meeting.
Ben Briles asked when our candidate questionnaire would be going out, Leonard responded next week.
Paul Roberts, Everett City Council: 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:
Michael Boe, IBT 117: He asked for a report on RAP program, Leonard gave an update on the program.
Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020: Invited everyone to a presentation by Mark McDermott on May 11. Mark’s presentation will be on the “War on Workers.”
Teresa Johnnson, IBEW 89: Reported they are prepping for contract negotiations with Ziply Fiber, she added this will be their first negotiations with Ziply.
Gunnar Birkland, IBT 231: Reported that they were in tough negotiations with Aramark Laundry, he asked the body to support their drivers when you see them.
John Traynor, IBEW 191: Reported they have 7 contracts up for negotiations.
45 participants tonight.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:38 PM