November 19 GMM: Tentative Agenda [Updated Nov 17]

General Membership Meeting
Thursday, November 19
11:00am – 2:00pm
Senate Chambers
Ross N940

Please note the time change

Tentative Agenda:

1.      Roll call of officers (5 mins)
2.      Reading of the Equality Statement (3 mins)
3.      Reading of the Mississauga Land Acknowledgement (2 mins)
4.      Approval of Agenda (5 mins)
5.      Reading and Approval of Minutes (15 mins)
6.      Matters arising (5 mins)
7.      Notices (5 mins)
  a. Unit 4 by-law amendments
8.      Secretary-Treasurer’s Report (20 mins)
  a. Motions re: Salaries, Legal Charges, U4 Bargaining Team, Ways and Means Honoraria
  b. Strike reconciliation
9.    Nominations, elections, or installations (30 mins)
  a. Election of 3 hiring committee members
  b. Election of 3 delegates to OCUFA conference “Confronting Precarious Academic Work”
Equity Break (10 mins)
10. Unfinished business (60 mins)
  a. Proposed by-law amendment: Communications Committee
  b. Proposed by-law amendment: E-voting Working Group
  c. Proposed by-law amendment: Free School Working group
  d. Proposed by-law amendment: Childcare Fund Committee
  e. Solidarity Request for Unite Here Local 75 Strike Fund
  f. Motion to establish a special investigative grievance review committee and election
11. New Business
12.  Reports of Committees and Delegates (10 mins)
  a. CUPE National Convention
  b. TFAC
13.  Executive Reports (10 mins)
14.  Good of the Union
  a. Long-term strategy brainstorm
15.  Adjournment

Due to the high number of time-sensitive agenda items, the following items have been tabled until our December GMM:

  • Proposed by-law amendment: Treasurer
  • Proposed by-law amendment: Social Space Working group
  • Proposed by-law amendment: Elections
  • Proposed by-law amendment: 2011-12 Proposed Bylaw Amendments
  • Donation to Lift’s Conscious Minds Day camp ($1000)
  • Donation request for SiV ReEducation Day ($500)
  • Donation Request to Colombia Action Solidarity
  • Donation Request from SAIA ($500)
  • Donation request to CERLAC Graduate Student Conference ($1000)
  • Donation request for Raul Burgos Normal in Ayotzinapa Guerrerro Mexico ($1500)


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