Membership meeting this week!

We will be holding a membership meeting for CUPE local 2278 on Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 5pm. We are confirming our room booking with UBC and will post that info here when that has been finalized. At this meeting we will be making short executive reports, discussing the upcoming contract negotiations as well as formalizing our membership with the Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions. If you are interested in putting your name forward for the contract committee, please send your name and a short biosketch to administration@cupe2278.ca. Nominations are now open and will close Wednesday at midnight. A list of candidates will be posted on CUPE2278.ca Thursday morning for members to review candidates in advance of the meeting.

The meeting should take approximately 60 minutes.

The Agenda

1) Roll call of officers
2) Summary of previous meeting minutes

  • At the previous meeting of local 2278 held on October 16, 2014 elections were held for the executive committee of local 2278. The following positions were elected
  • President- Trish Everett
  • Vice President- Barb Taylor
  • Secretary Treasurer- Adrian She
  • Chief Negotiator- Ed Kroc
  • Recording Secretary- Carter Fang
  • Education Officer- Ben Loosely
  • Health and Safety Officer- Adrienne Levay
  • Information Officer- Soheil Kianzad
  • Chief Shop Steward- Caitlin Donnelly was elected at an earlier meeting of Department Representatives per local bylaws

3) Executive Committee Report

4) Unfinished business

  • Ratification of Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions Constitution

5) New business

  • vote on proposed areas for contract improvement
  • election of contract committee
  • vote on Budget for FY 2015/2016

6) Good of the Union
7) Adjournment

In Solidarity,

Peter Lane
Business Agent for CUPE local 2278

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