APWU Local 451 meeting – Saturday, July 20th, 2019 There were 10 members present. The meeting was called to order at 11:47 a.m. Motion by Jody A. and 2nd by Nick D. to accept the minutes as posted. Motion passed. Motion by Jody A. and 2nd by Sondra M. to accept the Treasurer’s Report as given. Motion passed.
Officers Report: Motion by Nick D. and 2nd by Max W. that our Treasurer Bob Dew uses our credit card points before they expire. Motion passed. You can search the debates on YouTube by going to APWU NPC. We are waiting for them to assign an arbitrator for the contract arbitration. Some people have received letters about a change in hours for their run. If the change is an hour or less, then the run will NOT be reposted. Anything over an hour must be reposted. If you are on the overtime list, you do NOT have the option to turn down overtime that management wants you for. We have a transfer coming in that will be working at the annex beginning mid-August.
Old Business: None
New business: IFL (Iowa Federation of Labor) Convention is coming up in August. Kim Karol is already going (for the State). Motion by Bob D. and 2nd by Jody A. that we send 1 person with normal expenses. Motion passed. Nick D. nominates Bob D. 2nd by Max W. Motion passed. PPA (Postal Press Association) Conference is coming up in July & August. We will not send anyone. Health Plan Conference is in Oregon in October. All Craft is in Vegas in October also. Motion by Jody A. and 2nd by Nick D. to send 1 person with normal expenses to the Health Plan Conference. Motion passed. Motion by Bob D. to send 1 person with normal expenses to All Craft Conference. Amendment by Jody A. to send at least 2 people with normal expenses to All Craft Conference and 2nd by Penny T. Motion passed. Bob D. nominates Nick D. and Jody A. 2nd by Penny T. Motion passed. Secretary/Treasurer training in Vegas in October. Motion by Nick D. and 2nd by Jody A. that we send 1 person with normal expenses. Motion passed. Nick D. nominates Sondra M. 2nd by Tami F. Motion passed. July 23rd is National Day of Action to urge people to sponsor H.R. 2382, which would repeal the pre-funding mandate in total.
Motion for the drawing by Jody A. and 2nd by Bob D. Motion passed. Motion to adjourn by Penny T. and 2nd by Tami F. Motion passed. Jody A. has won the drawing.
No meeting for August.
September 21st - Next meeting.