Minutes of 9/25/19 SICLC Delegates Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Jason Redrup.
The pledge of allegiance was conducted, and the president’s message was read.
The Minutes from the August Meeting were approved.
The following people were present and sworn in.
John Dimas, SPEEA 2001
Evan Wipf, SPEEA 2001
Ralph Knutson, RPEC Chapter 6
Courtney Ramirez, UFCW Local 21; Gave an update on their current struggles with Providence Hospital. She stated that they will be conducting a strike vote soon and encouraged the delegates to contact the CEO and ask to give his employees a fair contract.
Secretary Treasurers Report:
· Leonard gave an update on the Labor Day event and thanked all the volunteers.
· He reminded the delegates of the upcoming class with Mark McDermott.
· Leonard announced the we will be having a Labor Neighbor event on October 19th in Everett and in Stanwood and there is a need for volunteers
· Also shared that there will be a rally on December 7th in Seattle commemorating the 20-year anniversary of the WTO rally.
· Leonard added that we are looking for someone to fill the position on the Everett Housing Authority Board and we need volunteers that live in their jurisdiction.
Aunja Staymates, United Way Labor Liaison; Reported on the last United Way Labor Advisory Committee Meeting, stating only one person showed up. A discussion was had to try and determine when the best time to have the meeting was. The delegates decided to hold it right after our monthly delegates meeting. First Meeting will be, October 23rd, right after the Delegate Meeting.
Motions that were made from the floor at the previous delegates meeting were brought back to the delegates for a vote.
April Berg, Candidate for Everett School Board: Motion Passed.
Joseph Busig, Candidate for Oak Harbor City Council: A motion was made and seconded to table this motion until further research of this race was complete. Motion to table passed.
Liz Vogeli, Candidate for Everett City Council: Motion Passed.
Reports of Unions:
Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW: Reported that in September they started on their 4th year of negotiations with Providence and that it has been frustrating.
Tom McConnell, IATSE 15: Reported that they had secure the Who concert on October 16th
Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493: Reported on his radio show “We Do the Work,” adding he would like to do a follow up on the issues with Providence Hospital.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:46 PM
Gary Kanter, AFM 76-493
Polagaya McLaughlin, AFSCME 109 (Excused)
Angela Guadamuz, AFSCME 1811CA
Tyler Verda, AFSCME 1811CA
Chris Dunphy, AFSCME 1811CA
Anna Gavin, AFSCME 1811CA
Dan Murphy, AFSCME 1020
Troy Stansel-Garner, AFSCME 1020
John Sainz, ATU 1576 (Excused)
Brian Butler, IAM 751A
Jason Redrup, IAM 751A
Wes Heard, IAM 751A (Excused)
Michael Hill, IAM 751C (Excused)
Denise Strike, IAM 751F
Shane VanPelt, IAM 751F
Tom McConnell, IATSE 15
James DeCaro, IBEW 46
Matthew Kirby, IBEW 46
Christine Reid, IBEW 77
Teresa Johnson, IBEW 89
Karen Tegard, IBEW 89
Gary Kemp, IBEW 191
Debbie Gath, IBT 38 (Excused)
Michael Boe, IBT 117
Bill Albin, IUOE 302
Al Cummins, IUOE 302
Rick Cunningham, IUOE 302
Bryan Johnson, IA 86
Chris Glenn, LIUNA 292
Doug Scott, LIUNA 292
Mike Llewellyn, LIUNA 292
Larry Montgomery, LIUNA 292
Nallely Flores, OPEIU 8
Justin Palachuck, OPCMIA 528
Joseph Neff, OPCMIA 528
Steven Peloquin, OPCMIA 528
Kathy Pierson, ProTec 17
Cynthia Robson, SEIU 1199NW
Susanne Murphy, SPEEA 2001
Nikolas Geiselman, SPEEA 2001
Mohammed Khan, SPEEA 2001
Paul Galovin, UBC 70