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Approved Council Motions 2019

Date Council Number Title Approved language
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
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
1/10/2019 SPEEA M19-003 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
1/10/2019 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.
2/21/2019 NW Request Waiver for 2019 NW Region Council Representative 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.
2/21/2019 NW Request Waiver for 2019 NW Region Council Representative 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.
3/14/2019 SPEEA SPEEA 2020 Fiscal Year Budget It is moved: that THE SPEEA COUNCIL CONCURS WITH THE SPEEA 2020 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET.
3/14/2019 SPEEA FAMILY Act It is moved: THE SPEEA COUNCIL SUPPORTS LEGISLATION FOR PAID FAMILY LEAVE FOR BIRTHS, ADOPTIONS AND FAMILY MEDICAL CAREGIVING.
3/14/2019 SPEEA Condeming Executive Orders Attacking Federal Employees It is moved: THE SPEEA COUNCIL CONDEMNS EXECUTIVE ORDERS #13827, #13836 AND #13839 AS CONSTITUTING AN UNFAIR AND COUNTERPRODUCTIVE ATTACK ON FEDERAL WORKERS, INCLUDING OUR UNION BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN OTHER IFPTE LOCALS.
3/14/2019 NW Request Waiver for 2019 Council Rep Election (Suzanne Kamiya - Previous LOA 2018) It is moved: The NW Council waives the continuous membership requirements to hold office as a Council Representative per SPEEA Constitution section 2.3.2 & SPEEA Bylaws section 2.3.2 for Suzanne Kamiya due to the break in her membership caused by her leave of absence in 2018.
3/14/2019 NW Request Waiver for 2019 Council Rep Election (Tony Hickerson - Previous LOA 2018-2019) 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 Tony Hickerson resulting from interruptions in his services as a T-10 Council Representative as a consequence of his no-fault incident.
3/14/2019 SPEEA Support for CREATE (California Region Engineers and Technical Employees) Be it resolved: The SPEEA Council, representing all SPEEA members nationwide, wholeheartedly supports the CREATE organizing campaign in Seal Beach, California. Your fight is our fight!
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