October GMM (October 31) Tentative Agenda

Our next GMM will be October 31st from 12 – 3pm in ACE (Accolade East) 007. Free food and TTC tokens will be available! At this GMM, we will be voting on donation requests and bylaw amendments, and electing representatives to communities. Several important updates and discussions are also scheduled. All members are encouraged to attend.

Keep reading for the tentative agenda, accessibility information and more.

If you have items to add to the agenda please contact the Recording Secretary, Gizem Çakmak, at recsec.cupe3903@gmail.com. Items must be received by October 29th at 5 pm.

If you require any of the following: ASL interpretation, reimbursement for childcare/caregiver/attendant care, and/or transportation costs for members who are unable to secure Wheel-Trans, or other requests for accommodation, please contact Sheila Wilmot at cupe3903.equity.officer@gmail.com or 416-736-5154 ext. 3

  1. Roll call of officers (3 minutes)
  2. Reading of the Equality Statement (2 minutes)
  3. Reading of the Mississauga Land Acknowledgement (2 minutes)
  4. Approval of agenda (3 minutes)
  5. Notices (5 minutes) 
    1. Bylaw amendment: Appendix I – CUPE 3903 Local Sexual Assault Policy: include note about when the full draft will be available to the membership
    2. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 – Faculty of Health Committee
    3. Bylaw amendment: Article 15.b – Membership Meetings
    4. Donation request: York Affordable Housing Committee ($2500)
    5. Donation request: YFS Day of Action on November 6 
  6. Approval of Minutes (15 minutes) 
    1. September 2019 GMM minutes
  7. Nominations, Elections, Installations (15 minutes) 
    1. Committee Elections
      1. Communications Committee by-election
      2. Bargaining Research and Preparation Committee  
      3. CUPE 3903 Representation on Affordable Housing Committee
  8. Unfinished Business (10 minutes) 
  9. Matters arising (45 minutes)
    1. Written notices from August 23, 2019
      1. Donation request: Lee Wiggins Student Subsidy Fund ($2500)
      2. Donation request: Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario (towards Ariana Markle’s legal fund) ($1000)
      3. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 – Committees
      4. Bylaw amendment: Appendix C – Ways and Means
      5. Bylaw amendment: Appendix D – Extended Health Benefit Committee
      6. Bylaw amendment: Appendix E – Professional Development Fund
    2. Bylaw amendment: Article 9.I.f (Officers Sitting on the Executive Committee – Chairperson)
    3. Bylaw amendment: Appendix H (Confidentiality Rules)
    4. Donation request: YUGSA ($1000)
    5. Hiring a part-time organizer 
  10. New Business (30 minutes)
    1. Endorsement request: YFS Day of Action on November 6
  11. Finances (20 minutes) 
    1. Treasurer’s Report [See separate document]
    2. Trustees’ Reports 
      1. Proposed Budget Amendments 
    3. Trustees’ Reports 
  12. Executive Report-backs (15 minutes) 
  13. Reports of Committees and Delegates (15 minutes) 
      1. Accessible Voting Working Group report-back
  14. Adjournment