August GMM (August 18th, 2020) – Tentative Agenda

Our next GMM will be August 18th, 2020 on zoom! At this GMM, we will be voting bylaw amendments, as well as donation requests. 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, Emilie Hurst, at Items must be received by August 15th  at 5 pm.

If you require any of the following: ASL interpretation, reimbursement for childcare/caregiver/attendant care, or other requests for accommodation, please contact Chairperson Maija Duncan at

  1. Roll call of officers (2 minutes)
  2. Reading of the Equality Statement (3 minutes)
  3. Reading of the Mississauga Land Acknowledgement (2 minutes)
  4. Approval of agenda (3 minutes)
  5. Notices (5 minutes)
    1. Donation request: 1492 Land BackLane – Legal Fund (750$)
  6. Nominations, Elections, Installations (15 minutes)
    1. Committees elections
      1. Union Trustee Committee, 1 Vacancy (1-year Term due to resignation)
    2. Committees elections
      1. List of union committees available for elections
  7. Approval of minutes
    1. Nov 15th 2019 SGMM minutes
    2. July 9th, 2020 AGM minutes
  8. Finances (60 minutes)
    1. Trustees’ Report (2017-2018)
    2. Treasurer’s Report
    3. Approval of the Strike Budget
  9. Unfinished Business (15 minutes)
    1. Bylaw amendment: Appendix H (Internal Sexual Assault Policy)
    2. Bylaw amendment: Article 8.o (Executive Committee)
    3. Bylaw amendment: Article 7.f (Dues and Assessments)
    4. Motion to destroy the ballots from the bylaw amendment: Article 15.b – Membership Meetings
    5. Motion to destroy the ballots from the bylaw amendment: Appendix I – Confidentiality Rules
    6. Temporary honorarium increase for members of the Extended Health Benefits Fund
    7. Prorated honoraria for 2019/2020 committees
    8. CUPE 3903 Affiliation with Coalition of Graduate Employees Union (CGEU)
  10. Matters arising (15 minutes)
    1. Bylaw amendment: Article 18 (Strike Fund)
    2. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 (Committees – Extended Health Benefits Fund Committee)
    3. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 (Committees – Joint Health and Safety Committee)
    4. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 (Committees – Professional Development Fund Committee)
    5. Bylaw amendment: Article 10 (Committees – Forum Moderators)
  11. New Business (15 minutes)
    1. Endorsement Request: 1429 Land Back Lane in Six Nations
  12. Bargaining Update (15 minutes)
  13. Executive Committee reports (10 minutes)
  14. Reports of Committees and Delegates (10 minutes)
  15. Adjournment