Date

Council

Motion Number and Title

Final language

07/09/15

SPEEA

NW15-012 Support of Fair Trade Music Seattle

It is moved that: the NW SPEEA Council supports Fair Trade Music Seattle.

The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to take steps in informing our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to support the venues when possible, so they can use their buying power to support more labor friendly choices.

07/09/15

SPEEA

NW15-011 Motion to sponsor Dream Builders Car Show with all proceeds to support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County

It is moved that: the SPEEA Northwest Council recommend the E-Board approve a $1000 sponsorship of the August 9, 2015 Dream Builders Car Show with all proceeds to support the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County.

07/09/15

SPEEA

NW15-010 Extension of SPEEA Leadership Conference Training Requirements

It is moved that: the SPEEA NW Regional Council grants a two month extension for refresher training in lieu of the Leadership Conference to the following:

Justin Doh D-3
Luci Hood P-3
Richard Hughes E-28
Theryl Johnson P-5
James Lee D-1
Ronald Mathes D-6
Matthew Roberts R-50
Gabe Sartin E-29
Michael Studebaker E-27
Richard Thorkildson R-3

06/12/15

SPEEA

M15-009 IFPTE Resolution #1 - Energy

It is moved: that the SPEEA Council supports IFPTE Resolution No 1.

06/12/15

SPEEA

M15-008 IFPTE Constitutional Revision - Per Capita Tax Assessment

It is moved: that the SPEEA Council supports the IFPTE Constitutional revision for percap.

05/14/15

NW

NW15-007 Support of Unions at Seattle, King 5 (IBEW 46, IATSE Local 600, SAG-AFTRA Seattle), and Portland KGW-TV (IBEW Local 48, IATSE Local 600, SAG-AFTRA Portland). These Stations are owned by Gannett.

It is moved: that the NW SPEEA Council supports the unions (IBEW, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA) at King 5 Seattle and KGW-TV in Portland in their efforts to maintain Union contract protections and benefits. The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to inform our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to support the union workers. In case of a strike, SPEEA will pledge $3000.00 total to the two stations unions, to aid workers on strike.

05/14/15

NW

NW15-006 Extension of training requirements.

It is moved: the SPEEA NW Regional Council excuses the following NW Regional Council Delegates from attending this year's SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension from today's date.

Michelle Cooper
Mark Friesen
Becky Hewitt
Thomas Krogel

Craig Lindberg
Mike Shea
Ronald Smith
Charles Tatel

Bob Wilkerson
W. Mark Worden
Chris Yeaton

03/12/15

NW

NW15-005 Support of UNITE HERE Local 8, Boeing Cafeteria Workers contract going out for bid.

It is moved: that the NW SPEEA Council supports UNITE HERE Local 8 in the efforts to keep Union Representation for Boeing Cafeteria Workers. The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to take steps in informing our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to support the union workers by signing the pledge and asking them to wear the support buttons.

03/12/15

SPEEA

M15-004 Association with National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP).

It is moved: that the SPEEA Council approves an association with NOGLSTP with annual dues of $250.

03/12/15

SPEEA

M15-003 Proposed 2015/16 Budget for Fiscal Year April 2015 thru March 2016.

It is moved: the SPEEA Council approves the SPEEA 2015/16 fiscal year budget as submitted by the Executive Board.

02/12/15

NW

NW15-002 Support of UFCW Local 21, in negotiations with Providence Everett Hospital.

It is moved that: the NW SPEEA Council supports UFCW Local 21 and others in the struggle for union representation and a first contract at Providence Everett Hospital. The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to take steps in informing our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to support the union workers during negotiations and if they go out on strike.

It is further moved that the Northwest Council supports giving up to $3000.00 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund, should a strike happen and support is needed by UFCW Local 21.

The NW Council requests the SPEEA Executive Board to contact UFCW Local 21 leadership if a strike occurs, and help is needed, to work with the UFCW on how to send the support.

01/15/15

SPEEA

M15-001 Proposed 2015/2016 SPEEA Council Budget.

It is moved that: the SPEEA Council approves the proposed 2015-2016 budget and submits the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.

12/11/14

NW

NW14-020 Proposed 2015/2016 Budget for the Northwest.

It is moved that: the Northwest Council approve the proposed 2015-2016 Northwest Council Budget and submit the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA Budget.

11/13/14

NW

NW14-019 Questions for NW Vice Presidents Elections.

It is moved that: that the following questions be submitted to the applicants for the Northwest Regional Vice Presidential Candidates and their response be included in the Voters Guide.

  1. What do you see as the primary challenges SPEEA faces and what are your solutions?
  2. What do you see as the primary challenges the NW Region faces and what are your solutions?
  3. What experience and skills would you bring to the Executive Board?
  4. How will you represent the NW region as a regional Vice President?
  5. Why are you interested in the Vice President position?

 

10/09/14

SPEEA

M14-018 Support of UAW Local 1069 (Philadelphia, PA) working at Boeing Philadelphia plant in contract negotiations.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council supports UAW Local 1069 by requesting the SPEEA Executive Board fund up to $3000.00 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund to help them in their strike, if it happens.

10/09/14

SPEEA

M14-017 Support for legislation requiring a minimum of two persons on railroad engine train crews and support for US rail infrastructure maintenance and safety.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council opposes actions to permit one-person engine train crew
operations on Class I railroads operating in the US; and be it


RESOLVED, that the SPEEA Council will support and advocate that members of our congressional delegations cosponsor and/or work to pass HR 3040, which would require all trains operating in the United States to be staffed with an engine train crew of no fewer than two persons.

 

and be it further


RESOLVED, that the SPEEA Council supports and urges national investment in US railroad infrastructure, maintenance and safety.


09/11/14

NW

NW14-016 Distribution and Disbursement of STEM funds.

It is moved that: the NW Council distribute allocated funds for 2014-2015 STEM Educational Grants in the following manner:

SCHOOL NAME

Amount

SCHOOL NAME

Amount

Arlington School District

$1100

Martin Sortun Elementary

$300 + Balsa flyers

Arts & Technology High School

$1100

Mount Vernon City Library

$3650

Auburn High School

$1100

Mountlake Terrace High School

$1100

Auburn Mountainview High School

$1100

Mukilteo Elementary School

$300 + Balsa flyers

Ballard High School

$1100

Nathan Hale High School

$1100

Bellarmine Preparatory School

$1100

Newport High School

$1100

Bishop Blanchet High School

$1100

Northshore Junior High School

$300 + Balsa flyers

Cedarcrest High School

$1100

Puyallup High School

$1100

Cedar Park Christian School

$1100

Raisbeck Aviation High School

$1100

Cleveland High School

$1100

Sammamish High School

$1100

Edmonds-Woodway High School

$1100

Scappoose High School

$1100

Eisenhower Middle School

$300 + Balsa flyers

Shelton View Elementary School

$300 + Balsa flyers

Ferris High School

$1100

Spokane Valley Tech

$1100

Franklin High School

$1100

Society of Women Engineers

$1000 + Balsa flyers

Gladstone High School

$1100

Technology Access Foundation

$1000 + Balsa flyers

Highline High School

$1100

US Grant High School

$200 + Balsa flyers

Holy Family School

$300 + Balsa flyers

Valley Christian School

$1100

Interlake High School

$1100

Washington Science Olympiad

$1000 + Balsa flyers

Lewis and Clark High School

$1100

Woodinville High School

$1100

Lynnwood High School

$1100

Total
$40,000

 

08/14/14

SPEEA

M14-015 Vote of no confidence in Boeing CEO Jim McNerney.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council has NO CONFIDENCE in Mr. James McNerney's abilities as Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company based on his actions as board member and CEO.

07/10/14

NW

NW14-014 Revision of NW Legislative Voting Policy.

It is moved that: The Northwest Council Approves revising SPEEA Legislative and Public Issues Voting Policy:


5.   Passage or adoption of any legislative or public issue proposal shall require a 60 percent majority of votes cast at a duly constituted Northwest Council meeting.  The total affirmative vote cast must be at least a majority of the total number of seated Council Representatives.  Council Representatives who are employed beyond fifty statute miles from the meeting and are unable to attend are excluded from the total number required.
6.   The pre-submitted motion shall include the information that to pass, the motion will require a 60% majority of votes cast and the total affirmative vote cast must be a majority of seated Council Representatives.  The Council Chairman shall announce these numbers prior to the Council vote.
7.   The number of votes cast for and against the issue and the numbers required to pass shall be recorded in the Northwest Council Minutes.
  shall be by published ballot and require:

  1. Total affirmative vote cast must be at least a simple majority of the total number of seated Council Representatives.  Council Representatives who are employed beyond 50 statute miles from the meeting and are unable to attend are excluded from the total number required.

Additions indicated by bold underlined; deletions indicated by strikeout

07/10/14

NW

NW14-013 Extension of SPEEA Leadership Conference Trainging Requirements.

It is moved that: The SPEEA NW Council grants a two month extension for refresher trainin in lieu of the leadership conference to the following:

 

John Allen                   B-10
Sergey Barmichev    E-29
Richard Basham       P-3
Patrick Damron        E-17
Thomas Krogel          K-7      
Angel Leon                 E-13
Andy Mittal                K-7
Jeff Stone                    D-3
Larry Wywadis          A-20
Rick Yost                     P-10

 

07/10/14

NW

NW14-009 Support for Musicians (AFM) Union.

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council hereby supports the "Listen Up!" campaign, and will encourage its members to sign the AFM's on-line petition in support of the campaign, at http://afl.salsalabs.com/o/5873/c/777/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8337

 

07/10/14

NW

NW14-008 Support for Farm Workers Union.

It is moved that: The Northwest Council support efforts by United Farm Workers to unionize at dairies that supply milk to Darigold, and to advertize the petition and to inform members of actions and rallies.

07/10/14

NW

NW14-007 Support for I-1351 Class Size Counts ballot initiative.

It is moved that: The Northwest Council endorses I-1351 Class Size Counts ballot initiative and requests the E-board to promote the initiative and the Council will further support the passage of the initiative in our publications.

06/06/14

SPEEA

M14-012 Performance Conditions & Accountability for Aerospace Tax Preferences.

It is moved: The SPEEA Council only support aerospace and advanced manufacturing tax preferences that include clear performance conditions and accountability measures to ensure livable-wage and high-tech jobs are supported and public interest is protected in subsidy programs. It is further moved that the SPEEA Council support legislative and public efforts to ensure that defined performance conditions and accountability measures be applied to all corporate/business tax subsidies.

06/06/14

SPEEA

M14-010 Extension of Training Requirements.

It is moved: The SPEEA Council excuses the following Executive Board members from attending this year's SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension from today's date.

 

Bob Wilkerson, SPEEA Treasurer

 

06/06/14

NW

NW14-004 Extension of Training Requirements.

It is moved: The SPEEA NW Regional Council excuses the following NW Regional Council Delegates from attending this year's SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension from today's date.

 

Noel Cabanday, E-13

Amanda Correll, E-18

Janet Covarrubias, E-2

Ray Flynn, E-28

Jan Goegan, E-29

Richard Greene, AS-10

Tom Kummer, E-15

Bruce Liomin, ES-10

Yun Liu, E-7

Ann Martin, E-28

Matthew Nguyen, T-10

Roger Pullman, E-10

Charles Tatel, R-20

Chris Yeaton, R-2


03/13/14

SPEEA

M14-003 Proposed 2014/2015 Budget for Fiscal Year APRIL 2014 thru MARCH 2015.

It is moved: The SPEEA Council approves the SPEEA 2014/2015 Fiscal year budget as submitted by the Executive Board.

01/16/14

SPEEA

M14-002 Proposed 2014/2015 SPEEA Council Budget.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council approves the proposed 2014/2015 budget and submits the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.

01/16/14

SPEEA

M14-001 Support for S1282, 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act, and related legislation to restore and update original Glass-Steagall Banking Act of 1933 provisions.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council supports passage of S1282, 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2013 and similar legislation to restore and update original Glass-Steagall Banking Act of 1933 provisions.

12/12/13

NW

NW13-029 Proposed 2014/2015 Budget for Northwest Region Council.

It is moved that: The NW Council approve the proposed 2014-2015 Northwest Council Budget and submit the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.

11/14/13

NW

NW13-028 Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO.

It is moved that: The NW Council approves an association with the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO.

10/10/13

SPEEA

M13-027 Questions for Executive Officer Candidate Elections

It is moved that: The following questions be submitted to the applicants for the Executive Officer positions and their responses be included in the voter’s guide.

1.       Why are you running for this position?

2.       What can you contribute to the Membership in this position?

3.       What do you perceive to be SPEEA’s primary challenges and what are your proposed solutions?

4.       Problem solving, teamwork, and conflict resolution skills are critical for the position. Please give personal examples where you have demonstrated them.

5.       How have you helped an organization achieve an important goal?

9/12/13

NW

NW13-025 Support of UFCW Locals 21 & 367, Teamsters Local 38 in Negotiations With Assorted Grocery Chains and Independent Stores.

 

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council supports UFCW local 21 and associated unions in their struggle in negotiations with the union grocery stores. The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide Staff with direction to take steps in informing our members about this issue via our publications and information networks and urge our members to shop at union grocery stores and support the union workers during negotiations and if they go out on strike. It is further moved that: The Northwest Council supports giving up to $5000.00 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund, should a strike happen and support is needed by UFCW locals 21, 367 or Teamsters Local 38.

9/12/13

NW

NW13-024 Support of SPFPA Local 5 facing outsourcing of Boeing guards to non-union contracted Guards.

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council supports SPFPA Local 5. The NW Council requests the Executive Board provide staff with direction to take steps in  informing our members about the outsourcing of Boeing union guards via our publications and information networks and urge our members to thank the union guards that are members of SPFPA Local 5. It is further moved that: The Northwest Council supports SPFPA in future contract negotiations that they will have with Boeing in 2017. 

9/12/13

NW

NW13-023 Distribution and Disbursement of STEM Funds.

 

It is moved that: The NW Council distribute allocated funds for 2013-2014 STEM Educational Grants in the following manner:

SCHOOL NAME

Amount

SCHOOL NAME

Amount

Arlington School District

$675

Liberty High School

$675

Arts & Technology High School

$675

Lynden High School

$200

Auburn Mountainview High School

$675

Lynnwood High School

$675

Auburn Senior High School

$675

Martin Sortun Elementary

$200

Ballard High School

$675

Mountlake Terrace High School

$675

Bellarmine Preparatory School

$675

Mukilteo Elementary School

$200

Bishop Blanchet High School

$675

Newport High School

$675

Cascade High School

$675

Raisbeck Aviation High School

$675

Cedarcrest High School

$675

Scappoose High School

$675

Cedar Park Christian School

$675

Seattle Central Community College

$0

Edmonds-Woodway High School

$675

Sedro Woolley High School

$675

Franklin High School

$675

Shelton View Elementary School

$100 + Balsa flyers

Gladstone High School

$675

Snohomish Boys & Girls Club

$200

Graham Kapowsin High School

$675

Snohomish County 4H

$675

Henry M. Jackson High School

$675

U.S. Grant High School

$675

Highline High School

$675

Washington Science Olympiad

$200 + Balsa flyers

Interlake High School

$675

Woodinville High School

$675

Issaquah High School

$675

Total

$20,000

7/11/13

NW

NW13-022 Completion of Facilities Committee Charter.

It is moved that: The Northwest Council Accepts the work of the facilities committee as complete, appreciates the work performed by the committee, and dismisses the committee.

7/11/13

NW

NW13-021 Support of IAM Local 79 District 160. On strike at Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council supports IAM Local 79, District 160 by requesting the SPEEA Executive Board giving $2,000 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund to help them in their strike.

7/11/13

NW

NW13-019 Extension of Grievance Handling Training:

It is moved that: The SPEEA NW Regional Council Grants a two month extension for grievance handling to the following: John Allen, B-10, Yun Liu, E-7, Kenneth Aphibal, E-5, Ronald Mathes, D-6, Sergey Barmichev, E-29, Andy Mittal, K-7, Richard Basham, P-3, Judy Mogan, A-10, Orlando De Los Santos, R-50, Keith Neal, E-6, Jerry DiLeonardo, D-10, Fred Stringham, U-1, Walter Ditlefsen, R-1, Gordon Todd, D-1, Gary Gaebler, K-1, David Whitacre, PLT, Luci Hood, P-3, Rick Yost, P-10, Angel Leon, E-13, Chris Young, E-60

7/11/13

NW

NW13-018 Extension of SPEEA Leadership Conference Training Requirements

It is moved that: The SPEEA NW Regional Council grants a two month extension for refresher training in lieu of the Leadership Conference to the following: John Allen, B-10, Angel Leon, E-13, Sergey Barmichev, E-29, Bruce Liomin, ES-10, Jerry DiLeonardo, D-10, Yun Liu, E-7, Gary Gaebler, K-1, Richard Madrid, E-15, Luci Hood, P-3, Gordon Todd, D-1, Ian Jeffries, E-30, Dave Whitacre, PLT, Jim Lee, D-1, Chris Yeaton, R-2

6/7/13

SPEEA

MW13-017 Motion to Support the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council support the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act and related measures to improve available education and workforce data for the benefit of students, families and workers. Furthermore, the SPEEA Council supports the SPEEA L&PA Committee and SPEEA staff in efforts to advocate on behalf of such measures.

6/7/13

SPEEA

MW13-016 Motion to Protect the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council support the L&PA Committee and SPEEA Legislative staff in efforts to counter legislation, amendments or agency rulemaking that would undermine or erode worker protections under the National Labor Relations Act or the Fair Labor Standards Act and to support measures that protect or strengthen established workplace rights via these two Acts.

 

And, be it further moved, that the SPEEA Council will also encourage members to support legislative efforts to protect established workplace rights via these two Acts.

5/9/13

NW

NW13-015 Extension of Training Requirements.

It is moved that: The SPEEA NW Regional Council excuses the following NW Regional Council Delegates from attending this year’s SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension from today’s date.

 

Kenneth Aphibal         E-5                 Rick Hoffman             R-7
Richard Basham         P-3                 John Lynn                    E-26
Janet Covarrubias      E-2                 Charles Tatel              R-20
Amanda Dane             E-18               Rick Yost                     P-10
Richard Greene          AS-10             Christopher Young    E-60
Rebekah Hewitt         E-31               Ross Youngs               D-3

4/11/13

NW

NW 13-014 Economic Opportunity Institue Contribution.

It is moved that: The NW Council approves contributing $3,750 to the Economic Opportunity Institute consisting of a $2,500 contribution and $1,250 towards a table at the annual meeting for members, guests and staff.

3/14/13

SPEEA

M13-011 Proposed 2013/14 Budget for Fiscal Year April 2013 Thru March 2014.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council approves the SPEEA 2013/14 Fiscal Year Budget as submitted by the Executive Board.

3/14/13

SPEEA

M13-010 Motion in Support of Palermo Workers Union.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council support the struggle by the Palermo Workers Union,

And it is further moved: That the SPEEA Council recommends a contribution of $5,000 be made to assist the Palermo Workers Union in their struggle.

3/1/13

NW TECH BUC

NW13-009 No Recommendation to the Membership on the Technical Contract Offer.

It is moved that: The Technical Bargaining Unit Council makes no recommendation to the members of the Technical Bargaining Unit on the contract offer.

1/31/13

NW PROF BUC

NW13-007 Recommendation to the Membership to Reject the Professional Contract Offer.

It is moved that: The Professional Bargaining Unit Council recommend to the members of the Professional Bargaining Unit to reject the contract offer.

1/31/13

NW PROF BUC

NW13-006 Strike Authorization Vote.

It is moved that: The ballots to the Professional Bargaining Unit include an authorization (Yes or No) to allow the negotiating team to call a strike if need be.

1/31/13

NW TECH BUC

NW13-004 Recommendation to the Membership to Reject the Technical Contract Offer.

It is moved that: The Technical Bargaining Unit Council recommend to the members of the Technical Bargaining Unit to reject the contract offer.

1/31/13

NW TECH BUC

NW13-003 Strike Authorization Vote.

It is moved that: The ballots to the Technical Bargaining Unit include an authorization (Yes or No) to allow the negotiating team to call a strike if need be.

1/10/13

SPC NW

NW13-013 Change of date for the February 14, 2013 NW Council Meeting.

It is moved that:  The NW Council move the February 14, 2013 Council Meeting to another date.

1/10/13

SPEEA

MW13-001 Proposed 2013/2014 SPEEA Council Budget.

It is moved that:   The SPEEA Council approves the proposed 2013-2014 budget and submits the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA Budget.

12/12/12

NW

NW12-030 Proposed 2013/2014 Budget for Northwest Region Council.

It is moved that: the Northwest Council approve the proposed 2013-2014 Northwest Council budget and submit the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.

12/12/12

NW

NW12-029 Revision of WAC Budget Line Item.

It is moved that: the NW Council approves the following revision to the FY 2013 WAC budget line item entitled “CLUW Convention” from $4,180 to $8,360 and 80 hours to 160 hours of SPEEA time.

12/12/12

NW

NW12-028 Revision of WAC Budget Input.

It is moved that: the NW Council approves the following FY 2013 WAC new budget line item titled “NW Area Women’s Summer School” in the amount of $2,550 and 120 hours of SPEEA time.

12/12/12

NW

NW12-027 Questions for Northwest Vice President Elections.

It is moved that: the following questions be submitted to the applicants for the Northwest Regional Vice Presidential Candidates and their response be included in the Voter’s Guide.

  1. Why are you interested in the Vice President Position?
  2. How will you represent the NW region as a regional Vice President?
  3. What experience and skills would you bring to the Executive Board?
  4. What do you see as the primary challenges the NW Region faces and what are your solutions?
  5. What do you see as the primary challenges SPEEA faces and what are your solutions?

11/8/12

NW

NW12-026 Motion to support the Dec. 1 rally in Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

It is moved that: the SPEEA Northwest Council authorize a contribution to the Washington Fair Trade Coalition in the amount of $3000 to assist with the costs associated with the December 1st rally. And be it further moved that the SPEEA Northwest Council support costs, in the amount of $2000, for transportation of interested SPEEA members via bus or rental vans.

10/11/12

SPEEA

MW12-025 Continuing support of locked-out Bakery Confectionary Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) workers and the national corporate campaign against American Crystal Sugar.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council shall demonstrate its continued support for the locked-out Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers at American Crystal Sugar by requesting that the SPEEA Executive Board provide a contribution of $3,000.00 to the Minnesota AFL-CIO, 175 Aurora Ave., St. Paul, MN 55103.

 

It is further moved that SPEEA will support a boycott of all American Crystal products if a
boycott is declared by the AFL-CIO and will advocate that all SPEEA members and the public
support the boycott.

10/11/12

SPEEA

MW12-024 Support of unorganized workers at Wal-Mart Warehouses and stores on walk out strikes in California, Illinois, Texas, Washington, Maryland, Washington DC, Missouri, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Floria.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council will ask the SPEEA Executive Board to support, for 2000.00 (or union store cards) with funds from the labor support budget line item, and to send letters of support to the various groups.

 

It is further moved to publicize opportunities for SPEEA members to send emails of support and voluntarily contribute money to the striking workers.

9/13/12

NW

NW12-020 Distribution and Disbursement of STEM Funds.

It is moved that: the NW Council increase the budgeted amount for the 2012-2013 STEM Educational Grants from $10,000 to $20,000 and distribute it in the following manner:

 

SCHOOL NAME AMOUNT SCHOOL NAME AMOUNT
Auburn Mountain View HS $1,000 Martin Sortun Elementary $300
Aviation High School $1,000 Mountlake Terrace High School $1,000
Ballard High School $1,000 Mountlake Terrace High School #2 $1,000
Big Brains Education Enrichment $0 Skyline High School $1,000
Bothell High School $300 Snohomish Boys and Girls Club $300
Canyon Creek Elementary  $300 + Balsa Gliders Society of Women Engineers $600
Edmonds-Woodway High School $1,000 Tahoma High School $1,000
Gladstone High School $1,000 TEC High School $1,000
Graham-Kapowsin High School $1,000 U.S. Grant High School $1,000
Highline High School $1,000 Woodinville High School $1,000
Ingraham High School $1,000 TOTAL $20,000
Intel Computer Clubhouse (Tacoma) $600
Kimball Elementary $600
Liberty High School $1,000
Lynnwood High School $1,000

 

 

 

7/12/12

NW

NW12-019 Support For Teamster Local #117 Strike Against DAvis Wire Company in Kent, WA.

It is moved that: The NW Council Supports Teamster Local #117 in their economic sanction against the Davis Wire Company and requests the SPEEA Executive Board take the necessary steps to demonstrate SPEEA’s support.


It is further moved: The NW Council strongly recommends a letter be sent to Teamster Local #117’s leadership offering our support.


It is further moved: The NW Council requests the SPEEA Executive Board support, providing $3,000 to Teamster Local #117 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund.

7/12/12

NW

NW12-018 Support of IFPTE Pre-Submitted Convention Resolutions.

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council recommends that NW IFPTE delegates support the pre-submitted motions on the IFPTE WEB site, and trusts the delegates to caucus and decide on these motions if changed prior to the vote, or if modified by motions raised during debate on motions.

 

It is further moved: The delegates report back to the council the motions they voted on.

7/12/12

NW

NW12-017 Extension of SPEEA Leadership Conference Training Requirements.

It is moved that: The NW Council grants a two month extension for refresher training in lieu of the Leadership Conference to the following:

 

John Allen (B-10)                         Raymond Jensen (E-2)                            Gary Ottman (E-4)
Saad Alyan (D-3)                         Suzanne Kamiya (E-16)                           Tanya Parker (E-14)
Sergey Barmichev (E-29)           Angel Leon (E-25)                                    Tami Reichersamer (E-16)
Noel Cabanday (E-11)                Bruce Liomin (ES-10)                              David Smart (E-29)
Janet Covarrubias (E-2)             Yun Liu (E-7)                                             Mark Woods (E-18)
Gary Fogle (P-5)                          Andy Mittal (K-9)

6/8/12

SPEEA

M12-016 Support For The Principles Of Trade Reform Promoted By The Coalition For A Prosperous America And Supported By The AFL-CIO.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council support the principles of trade reform promoted by the Coalition for a Prosperous America and supported by the AFL-CIO. As such, SPEEA will be signatory to the “21st Century Trade Agreement Principles” document to be shared with Congress and the Administration.

6/8/12

SPEEA

M12-015 Oppose Corporations are People Rights in State and National Politics.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council supports State and National efforts to reverse the 2010 Citizens United ruling and to limit the power of corporations from having the same constitutional rights as people.

6/8/12

SPEEA

M12-014 IFPTE Sustainability Fund.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council supports IFPTE members under attack and approves the following:

 

1. Directs the SPEEA IFPTE delegates to support the IFPTE 2013 sustainability fund budget.

2. Recommends the SPEEA Executive Board contribute $35,000 to the IFPTE Sustainability Fund.

6/8/12

SPEEA

M12-004 Withdraw CESO Membership.

It is moved that: SPEEA withdraws from CESO Membership.

 

It is further moved: this motion be a published ballot.

5/10/12

NW

NW12-013 Support of IAM Locals 776 (Fort Worth, Texas), 725 (Edwards AFB CA.) and 776A in PAX MD. On strike at Lockhead over elimination of pension plan for new hires and Medical plan changes.

It is moved that: The NW SPEEA Council supports IAM Locals 776, 725, and 776A by requesting the SPEEA Executive Board giving up to $3,000.00 out of the annually budgeted labor support fund to help them in their strike.

5/10/12

NW

NW12-012 Extension of Training Requirements.

It is moved that: The SPEEA NW Regional Council excuses the following NW Regional Council Delegates from attending this year’s SPEEA Refresher Training/Leadership Conference and grants them a 4 month extension from today’s date.

 

Judy Campbell, K-2
Katherine Eyth, E-7
Charles Tatel, R-20
David Whitacre, PLT

5/10/12

NW

NW12-011 Oppose "Corporations are People" Rights.

It is moved that: The Northwest Council supports efforts to limit the power of corporations from having the same Free Speech rights as people.

3/8/12

SPEEA

M12-010 CESO Delegate Direction.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council directs the SPEEA CESO delegates to submit and support a motion at the CESO meeting to revise the CESO rules of procedure (Article IX. Finance) from “No individual unit shall contribute more than 50% of the quarterly per capita dues” to “No individual unit shall contribute more than 25% of the quarterly per capita dues”.

3/8/12

SPEEA

M12-009 Proposed 2012/2013 SPEEA Budget.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council concurs with the SPEEA 2012/13 Budget.

2/9/12

NW

NW12-008 Support for WA State Labor Education & Research Center and WA State Labor Archive.

It is moved that: the SPEEA Northwest Regional Council demonstrate its support for the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) and the Washington State Labor Archive by making a contribution of $10,000 ($7.500 for the LERC and $2,500 for the Labor Archive) for each of the next three (3) fiscal years, to begin in our 2012-2013 fiscal year.

2/9/12

NW

NW12-007 Recommendations for the 2012 SPEEA Technical Unit Negotating Team.

It is moved that: NW Region Negotiation  Policy Section VIII C.8 be waived to allow for selection of four members to the Puget Sound Technical Unit Negotiation Team (in lieu of three), plus one alternate.

 

After due deliberation, and in accordance with SPEEA Policy, the Committee nominates the following candidates for the 2012 Puget Sound Technical Unit Negotiation Team (listed in alphabetical order):

 

Joel Funfar
Brent McFarlane
Roger Pullman
Ron Shoemaker

 

The Committee nominates the following candidate to be named as alternate negotiator for the 2012 Puget Sound Technical Unit Negotiation Team (listed in alphabetical order):

 

Sandra Hastings

2/9/12

NW

NW12-006 Recommendations for the 2012 SPEEA Professional Unit Negotating Team.

It is moved that: NW Region Negotiation Policy Section VIII C.8 be waived to allow for selection of four members to the Puget Sound Professional Unit Negotiation Team (in lieu of three), plus one alternate.

 

After due deliberation, and in accordance with SPEEA Policy, the committee nominates the following candidates for the 2012 Puget Sound Professional Unit Negotiation Team (listed in alphabetical order):

 

Rick Hoffman
Tom McCarty
John McLaren
Ryan Rule

 

The Committee nominates the following candidate to be named as alternate negotiator for the 2012 Puget Sound Professional Unit Negotiation Team:

 

Rebekah Hewitt

1/12/12

SPEEA

M12-004 SPEEA Withdrawal from CESO.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council no longer sees sufficient member value for the cost in supporting CESO. Effective February 1st, 2012 withdraws SPEEA from CESO membership.

 

It is further moved that: This motion be a published ballot.

1/12/12

SPEEA

M12-003 Ssupport of locked-out Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) workers and the national corporate campaign against American Crystal Sugar.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council demonstrate its support for the locked-out Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers at American Crystal Sugar with a contribution of $3,000.00 to the Minnesota AFL-CIO BCTGM Action Fund. The contribution shall be made to the Minnesota AFL-CIO, 175 Aurora Ave., St. Paul, MN 55103.

1/12/12

SPEEA

M12-002 Opposition to the Computer Professional Update Act and Related Legislation.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council oppose S 1747, the Computer Professionals Update Act, and related legislation meant to further restrict overtime protections from technical worker classifications. Furthermore, the Council permits SPEEA staff to advocate against said measures.

1/12/12

SPEEA

M12-001 Proposed 2012/2013 SPEEA Council Budget.

It is moved that: The SPEEA Council approves the proposed 2012-2013 budget and submits the proposed budget to the SPEEA Executive Board for consideration and incorporation into the SPEEA budget.