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Approved Council Motions 2019

 

Date Council Motion Number Motion Title Approved language
1/20/2019 SPEEA Request Waiver for 2019 Regional VP Election (Mike Shea - Previous LOA 2017-2018) It is moved that: THE SPEEA COUNCIL WAIVES the continuous membership requirements to hold office per both the SPEEA Constitution and SPEEA By-Laws Sections 2.3.2 for Mike Shea due to two periods of approved short-term continuous medical LOA during 2017-2018.
1/10/2019 SPEEA Trade Agreements

It is moved that: THE SPEEA COUNCIL SUPPORTS TRADE WITH OTHER COUNTRIES AND WILL ADVOCATE IN FAVOR OF TRADE AGREEMENTS THAT INCLUDE:

  • STRONG ENFORCEABLE ENVIRONMENTAL, LABOR STANDARDS, WORKER SAFETY AND DEMOCRATIC LABOR UNIONS,
  • PROVISIONS THAT CONTROL LARGE TRADE SURPLUSES AND DEFICITS,
  • SUPPORT REASONABLE AMERICAN CONTENT STANDARDS AND DOMESTIC PROCUREMENT,
  • ADDRESS CURRENCY MISALIGNMENT,
  • PROTECT FOOD AND PRODUCT SAFETY,
  • PERMIT COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING REQUIREMENTS,
  • RECOGNIZE THAT NATIONAL MANUFACTURING STRATEGIES PLAY A LEGITIMATE ROLE IN REBUILDINGAND MAINTAINING OUR INDUSTRIAL BASE AND
  • RAISING LIVING STANDARDS.

Published ballot (to be posted soon)

1/10/2019 SPEEA Retirement

It is moved: SPEEA RECOGNIZES THAT SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE ARE RETIREMENT BENEFITS EARNED BY OUR MEMBERS AND;

THEREFORE SUPPORTS LEGISLATION THAT APPROVES MAINTAINING RETIREE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AND ELIMINATING SOCIAL SECURITY FUNDING SHORTFALLS AND;

ANY LEGISLATION THAT APPROVES MAINTAINING RETIREE MEDICARE BENEFITS AND REDUCES MEDICAL COSTS.

Published ballot (to be posted soon)

1/10/2019 SPEEA Proposed FY2020 SPEEA Council Budget It is moved that: THE SPEEA COUNCIL APPROVES THE PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2020 SPEEA COUNCIL BUDGET AND SUBMITS THE PROPOSED BUDGET TO THE SPEEA EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR CONSIDERATION AND INCORPORATION INTO THE SPEEA BUDGET

 

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