ALBERTA UNION OF PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES
CONTINUING CARE – SEPARATE EMPLOYERS SOUTH
January 11, 2019
OPENING AND ROLL CALL
The meeting of AUPE Local 048 was called to order at 09:15 by the
Chair Shelley Brooker.
Statement of Equality was read by June St Lewis
1) IN ATTENDANCE– Chair Shelley Brooker, Vice Chair June St Lewis, Treasurer Dorothy Loftus, Secretary Olea Lindholm,PEI Rep Diane Johnston, ch 1 Dee Erickson ch 2 Nicole Meyhew Ch 3 Val Monkman,Luanne Braun, Margaret Billingsch 4 Sharon Hoben 5 Chelsea Block Sandy Morrow,
Ch 07 Heidi Spicher ,Christina Sefton, Kathleen Schwengler Ch8 Helen Bozic Deb Reykdal Ch 9 Patricia DeFreitis Ch 10 Ben Canlas Ch 11 Jan Busch, Ch 12,Eva Richardson Sukhi Johal Ch 13, George Armstrong,ch 14 Nicky Kandola, Rupinder Turna Ch 15 RoslynAbraham ch 16 Ester Brako ch 17 Heather Westcott, Shelley Wilton: Ch 18 Leah Prenevost Ch 19 Ruth MacDonald , ch 20 Wendy James, Ch 21,Lourdes Alberto,Milady Laconsay ch 22 Shaileshbhai (Sam) Vaghani, Edith Pasco ch23 Berna Soriano ch 24 Naida Walsh Ch 25 Nadine Frederick ch 26 Narcy Dela Cruz Cage ch 29 Sandy Fazekas,Ch 31 ch 34 Tharcisse Mpumuro ch 35 Melisa Smith Nurse ch 36 Laara Stang c 37 Marg Finley ch 38 Anthony Tshimanga ch39 Frances Hanson
REGRETS: ch 6 Elizabeth Lado, ch17Tracy Oliver ,ch 15 Melissa Maret ch 24 Barb Reid ch 27 Debbie Warkentin ch23 Cecile Factura, ch 28 Olga Orysik ch 29 Sandy Fazekas ch 30 Kalsay Korthuis ch 31 Theresa Ganaden Lisa Dray, Stephen Siu ch32 Brenda Thompson, Ch 33 Marlene Robblee,Mathew Pope , ch 34 Mileth Gloriani Tharcisse Mpumuro ch 37 Aroura Wench Marg Finley, 38 Jumai Ahmed, Fariba Nazari 39 Danny Dale, Ch 40 Sorin Mohorea ch 44 Cecil Griggs, Margaret Kapuwa
ch 41 Henry Oviahon ,42, 43
2) INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS AND OBSERVERS
Guests and Observers Susan Slade
3) ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA M/S/C
4) READING AND ADOPTION OF MINUTES Sept 28 as corrected M/S/C
5) READING AND ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTES Jan 10
6) LOCAL 048 COMMUNICATIONS
a) Thank you cards
7a) Chair Shelley Brooker –accepted as Written M/S/C
7b) Vice Chair June St Lewis - accepted as Written. M/S/C
7c) Treasurer Dorothy Loftus- accepted as presented. M/S/C
7d) Secretary Olea Lindholm- accepted as spoken. M/S/C
7e) Provincial Executive Rep Diane Johnson - accepted as spoken. M/S/C
8) LOCAL 048 SUB COMMITTEES
8a) Policy Committee – No meeting
8b) Finance Committee – Dorothy Loftus –Meeting on Jan 10
8c) anti priv- No meeting
8d)OH&S no mtg- please fill out any forms and send to Diana Griffith HQ AUPE liaison for OH&S anyone interested please apply for the OH&S courses, Bill 30 coming into effect June !
8e) Women's Committee - no committee members at present
8f) members Benefits Committee anyone requiring assistance with financial hardship, schooling cost funeral cost for members or family members can apply on line.
9) UNFINISHED OR NEW BUSINESS
a) AGM’s Please book your AGM’s and let the executive know, you are paying out of chapter budget for any refreshments and rent for facilities, could Lethbridge please touch base and try and coordinate their meetings.
b) Chapter funding Please use forms available it is imperative that all receipts are turned in
c) south Chapter split: A discussion was held regarding the possibility of splitting out local into 2 as we are now 47 chapters and almost 6000 members,
d) convention wrap up, discussed the fact that we still had 5 no shows and the concern of the cost to the local
e) Hot dog cart please remember to book the cart for any of your functions, looking at updating it
g) Dietary concerns, if you have any dietary restrictions please inform The Chair everytime when you are booking your time off
h)food bank: it was brought forward that possibly we should look at donating to the veterans food bank
10) Stagewest tickets ,
Ch 01 Bargaining, booking AGM meet and Greet coming up, we had a member pass away this was the second one in less than 9 months very hard on the remaining staff.
Ch 02 pretty good, Christmas schedule was a mess and still in bargaining
ch 03 still in bargaining, L6 being renovated for young adults, half of L7 being turned in to a secure ALC unit,
Ch 04 not to much happening, still bargaining
ch 5 Short staffed, 2 yrs in negotiations gave out gift cards for Christmas
ch 7 Meet and greet over 100 people, bargaining working short, Gala will be held Feb 8
ch 8 Bargainig, Gala Feb 8, piloting new scheduling program, working short
ch 9 hiring problems now in grievance, in Bargaining, Gala Feb 8 working short
ch 10 bargaining going well signed off on 5 items
ch 11 Poor moral, DON complaining or telling staff you will be terminated, latest bargaining dates have been cancelled by employer
ch 12 Quiet in bargaining, 25 empty beds high number of deaths
ch 13 in bargaining, not full either, new food service supervisor and new benefits provider
ch 14 in bargaining, going to mediation, Christmas party went well, meet and greet Jan 30th, very quiet , new manager and new administrator, going well.
ch 15 bargaining Nov 26, training Nov 30 pizza day Dec 18, 42 members attended, AGM March 18
ch 16 Trouble with vacation facility blaming union, Residents and family abusing staff management not helping, requesting more education.
ch 17 good Christmas party, staff member who worked for 27 years passed away, signs being put up stating 100 % coverage when they are not new flooring does not work with mechanical lifts.
ch 18 contract is good 3 yr 1,1,1, getting retro OT must work 8 hours in a day or 88 hr/2wks, 3 empty lines lots of pick up now hiring better moral.
ch 19 hopefully ratification soon, GM escorted out of building, always working short, working doubles Loved the water bottles
ch 20 going really well
ch 21 not much to report, new CSM previous RN, Christmas Gala Dec 14, in bargaining Meet and Greet Jan 13 having chicken wings
ch 22 New MSO, bargaining Christmas Party Dec 15 problems with food service, Residents served raw chicken 10 people were effected
Ch 23 Bargaining .
ch 24 bargaining Nov meeting with executive and management, meet and greet Jan 26 AGM Feb 15
Ch 25 - in Bargaining, Quiet, AGM Feb 11
Ch 26 not much few empty beds, in bargaining Feb 27 meet and greet on site Feb 16 Gala March 27 AGM
Ch 31 hoping for smoother 2019 planning a meeting with local executive.
ch 35 waiting for meet and greet mtg, meeting for Bargaining, spouses have to pay for Gala, chair going to bargaining, problems with scheduling, mix up with funding for Christmas party, AGM still in planning.
ch 36 Christmas party Dec 8 bowling, working short, filling out forms, grievances filled for OT
12) Food Bank Veterans 700.41
The meeting was adjourned @ 2:10 pm by Shelley Brooker Chair of Local
DATE OF NEXT MEETING: March 22, 2019
AUPE Calgary Office
#200 – 2116 27 Ave NE
Minutes compiled by
Secretary Local 48