Snohomish County Labor Council
Minutes of the Meeting of September 22, 2010
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM followed by the flag salute and the meeting purpose. Minutes of the previous of meeting were approved as posted on the web site.
None of the new delegates were present to be seated.
Tyler Whitmire, Labor/Neighbor Coordinator, discussed the program and the need for volunteers for the doorbelling and phoning. He thanked Laborers, IBEW and AFT for their help.
REPORTS OF UNIONS
Contract Negotiations—AFSCME 948, Randy Kurtz gave an update regarding relations with the state and mentioned the misinformation in a KOMO Channel 4 report of sick leave cash out. October 11th is the next furlough day and his members will be doing informational picketing in Everett.
Other Local Activity—No reports
M/S/C to endorse the candidacy of Toni Olson for PUD No. 1 Commissioner.
GOOD OF THE ORDER
Sally Hintz, Senator Cantwell’s office thanked the Council for its election work, and encouraged delegates to be involved in the election process.
Victor Harris, 38th District Democrats Recording Secretary was looking for 3 more locations for large Patty Murray signs.
Jim Smith, retired LIUNA 292 and Radio Labor Journal reported the last program played interviews with Reps. McDermott and Inslee. Oct. 15th is the pledge drive on 90.7 FM, KSER Radio.
Bob Rommel reported that next Monday there would be a rally for the tanker at the IAM office in Everett from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
Ed Triezenberg, UBC 562, reported on old records his local has been going through regarding the building. The records go back to the early 1900’s. In 1940 a party was held celebrating the end of the first mortgage on the building.
Don Shove, IAM 751A, spoke on the need to archive and save our history.
James Gillian, SPEEA, talked about the need for KSER volunteers for the pledge drive.
Suzanne Moreau, Puget Sound Labor Agency, reported on the Day of Caring at the VOA on Friday, Sept. 24th, the United Way partnership campaigns at Kimberly Clark, the combined Federal campaign, upcoming events in October and the Labor/United Way Partnership meeting held at the Teamsters hall last month. This year’s Spirit of Labor Award went to Bob James of the Letter Carriers.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:46 PM
Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer
AFSCME 109S: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811JS: No Delegate
AFSCME 1811S: No Delegate
AFSCME 881: No Delegate
AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz
AFSCME 1020: Eric Wiseman
AFSCME 2753: No Delegate
AFSCME 2964: No Delegate
AFT 772: Mike Sells
AFT 1873: Steven Horn
APWU 484: No Delegate
AWPPW 644: No Delegate
IAFF 1984: No Delegate
IAFF 2694: No Delegate
IAM 751A: Jason Redrup, Don Shove
IBEW 77: Chris Reed
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman
IBT 38: Rick Olson
ILWU 32: No Delegate
IUOE 302: No Delegate
IUPAT DC 5:
LIUNA 292: Dan Christofferson, Chris Glenn, Doug Scott
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
Plumbers and Pipefitters 26: No Delegate
SPEEA: Lynn Burow, James Gillan, Bob Rommel
UBC 562: Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 141, USNU: No Delegate
UniteHere: No Delegate
Wash Tech / CWA:
AFSCME 1811: James Trefry
AFSCME 1811CA: Patty Goins, Gloria Parker, Terry VanWyck
AFT 772: Kim Mead
IAM 751E: Jackie Boshok
IBT 38: Janine Dibble
IBT 231: Leonard Kelley
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan, Donna Chrisman
Wash Tech / CWA: Rennie Sawade
Victor Harris, Snohomish County Democrats
Sally Hintz, Senator Cantwell
Jim Kenny, Candidate for County Procescutor
Suzanne Moreau, PSLA
Jim Smith, LIUNA 292, Radio Labor Journal
Forrest Walpole, UBC 562