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Council Meeting April 7, 2018

UC-AFT Council Meeting Green = action item
4/7/2018 * = field rep input welcome

UC Berkeley
Wurster Hall, Room 305
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  1. Greetings and introductions*

Mia McIver, 10 mins

Expected outcome: welcome all to our meeting

  1. What is the best thing that your Local has done so far this year?*

Everyone, 20 mins

Expected outcome: share victories and accomplishments

  1. What happened at our previous Council meeting? (Action)

Miki Goral, 5 mins  Minutes January 13, 2018

Expected outcome: vote to approve prior minutes

  1. Announcement

Mia McIver, 10 mins   McIver Activity Reports: JanuaryFebruary,  March

  1. What are our membership, site rep, and recommitment goals for the rest of the academic year, and how will we achieve them?*

Roxi Power, 45 mins    

Expected outcome: solidify end-of-year organizing plans

Lunch  12:20 PM – 12:45 PM

  1. How should we think about our budget priorities for the 2018-2019 fiscal year? 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM

Miki Goral and Mia McIver, 15 mins   Budget July-MarchBalance Sheet, Membership Report February

Expected outcome: clarify budget outlook and set priorities

  1. How can members on each campus take up activities currently performed by field reps?* 1:15 PM - 2PM

Bill Quirk and Staff, 45 mins   Local Assessment Form

Expected outcome: create plan for shifting work

  1. How are we defending our contracts?* 2 PM - 2:20PM

Member stewards, Ben Harder, and Bill Corman, 20 mins   

Expected outcome: be alert to current representational issues

  1. Break

2:20 PM – 2:30 PM

  1. COPE session: Whom should we endorse for Lieutenant Governor? (Action)

Axel Borg, 15 mins

Expected outcome: vote on endorsement

  1. Should we update our grievance steward and arbitration policies?* (Action)

Ben Harder, 10 mins    Guidelines for Arbitration,  Grievance Steward Policy,

Expected outcome: vote on proposed policy revisions

  1. What has our retiree chapter been engaged in?

Stephanie Kay, 5 mins   CARA Who we areCARA 2018 Priorities,  seniors info and sign upflyer

Expected outcome: understand retiree chapter activities

  1. Whom should we elect to our 2018-2019 Council offices? (Action)

Tiffany Page, Ken Lyons, Mitchell Brown, 60 mins

Expected outcome: elect next year’s officers

  1. Adjourn

Librarian bargaining caucus will follow meeting.