Minutes of the Meeting of January 24, 2007
††††††††††† The meeting was called to order at 6 PM by President Chapman. The Flag and Presidentís message followed. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as typed and handed out.
†† M/S/C to seat the new delegates who were present. Rennie Sawade, Wash Tech and David McKenzie, IBU/ILWU were sworn in.
Sells reported that the Board had met at 4:30 PM that afternoon. They passed a
budget for 2007, and met with Bill Wickline of IATSE 15 to discuss a request to
† It was M/S/C to concur in the recommendation for the conference.
† The Board will be meeting at 4:30 PM before each Labor Council in February, March and April.
† Community Servicesó
REPORTS OF UNIONS
††IAM 751F-Jackie Boschok reported that the IAM had one a representation election for employees of a drug company that dispenses at Boeing.
† SEIU 1199NW- Curt
Williams reported on organizing among
† IFPTE 17-Geoffrey Crofoot updated the delegates on the new chapter at the Snohomish Health District, and talked about the role of the Health Department in maintaining public health and safety. The nurses have already settled there for 5%, 3% and 3% over the next three years with $685 a month toward health care. Their bargaining begins Jan. 29th.
† AFSCME 1020-Phedra Quincey asked delegates for support for the contract which the Legislature will be voting on. It has been ratified by the members this last fall and is part of the Governorís budget. She asked delegates to contact their legislators.
Other Local Activity
† SEIU 1199NW-Curt
Williams gave an update on the lawsuit pending against
††††††††††† Nominations were opened for the following offices for 2007: Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, Sgt At Arms, Trustee 2 and Trustee 6. No further nominations were made from the previous meeting. It was M/S/C to elect the slate by acclamation. The following officers were elected for two year terms and sworn in by President Chapman:
GOOD OF THE COUNCIL
† State Representative Mike Sells, 38th District noted that the Legislature had passed a limited number of bills this far. He reported on a bill he will be prime sponsoring that will tie tax exemptions to employer neutrality in organizing drives. He also noted that he is working on bringing 4 year baccalaureate programs to the area. It is one of the most underserved areas in the State. He also stated that he would be voting to pass the State Employees contract.
† Bruce Zeller, Department of Labor & Industries Outreach stated that the department has assigned him to work on better communication with labor organizations. He handed out cards and encouraged delegates to contact him.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 PM
Mike Sells, Secretary-Treasurer
AFSCME 1811CA: Patty Goins,† Gloria Parker
AFSCME 1811PA: Tim Geraghty
AFSCME 948: Randy Kurtz, Michele Stelovich, Robin Windhausen
AFSCME 1020: Phedra Quincey
AFT 772: Mike Sells
ATU 1576: Christine Brydges
IAM 130: David Volkmann
IAM 751A: Bob Neumann, Tom Plummer
IAM 751C: Dave Brueher
IAM 751F: Jackie Boschok
IATSE 15:† Bill Wickline
IBEW 191: Darrell Chapman
IBU/ ILWU: David McKenzie
IFPTE 17: Geoffrey Crofoot
ILWU 32:† Paul Larson
IUPAT DC 5:
LIUNA 292: Rodolfo Zavala
NALC 791: Bob James
Pac NW Newspaper Guild:
SEIU 925: Toni Bohan
SEIU 1199NW: Curt Williams
SMIU 66: Joel Merriam
SPEEA: Chris Glenn, Mark Moshay, Bob Rommel, Kurt Schuetz, David Simpson
UBC 562: John Noble, Bob Zappone
UFCW 141, USNU:
AFSCME 1811CA: David Ott
AFT 772: Jared Kink, Kim Mead
IAM 751C: Hank Getchman
IAM 751F: Judy Neumann
IBT 38: Tami Brady, Larry Buoy, Mike Campbell, Steven
Chandler, Janine Dibble, Samantha Kantak,
LIUNA 292: Jim Smith
UBC 562: Ed Triezenberg
UFCW 21: Nancy Holland-Young
Kathryn Watanabe, AFSCME 109
Bruce Zeller, Department of Labor and Industries