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AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO

January 2009 Meeting Minutes

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES

JANUARY 15, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7 PM in Lake Wales by President Joe Paul.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT

Joe Paul

John Burton

Ron Moore              

Tracy McKinney

Luz Pizarro-Goosby

 

OFFICERS REPORTS

Ron Moore reported that the new Maintenance Manager is not abiding by grievances or time limits.  The union will respond accordingly.

 

Linda Minix, assigned to cover Winter Haven issues reported that the employees there say that things are better there then they have been in awhile.  The supervisors are in violation of Art 1, Sec 6, Supervisors doing bargaining unit work.  Those incidents are being reported and grieved with monetary settlements forthcoming.  There is an unassigned regular dating back to last May and that also is being grieved.  Linda is following up on the issues there as they occur.

 

Joe Paul submitted a written report.

 

Ron Moore moved to accept the officer’s reports.  The motion was seconded and adopted.

 

The November meeting minutes were distributed and reviewed.  Linda Minix moved to adopt.  The motion was seconded and adopted.

 

The financial report for Nov-Dec was distributed and reviewed.  Mark Gill moved to adopt the reports.  The motion was seconded and adopted.

 

BILLS SUBMITTED

Paul – 32 hrs LWOP for Nov and Dec each, 200 miles

Minix – 6 hrs LWOP

Pizarro-Goosby - 10.90 postage

Burton – 16 hrs LWOP for end of year reports and installation of Quickbooks software.

 

Collie Roberts moved to pay the bills.  The motion was seconded and adopted.

 

OLD BUSINESS

None

 

NEW BUSINESS

The meeting dates for the next two months were set for February and March 19, both to be held in Lakeland.

 

Debra Baker moved to adjourn.  The motion was seconded and adopted.  Meeting adjourned at 8PM.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

John Burton, Secretary/Treasurer