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UPDATES:11/28/13 - CORRECTED November General Membership Meeting Minutes posted to the Meeting Minutes page. 12/1/2013- Link to Video from Senate Judiciary Committee concerning MSOP on News and Information Page.
Pike Lake 1092 Family Picnic
The 1092 Pike Lake Family Picnic was a success! We would like to say a special thank you to Tom Cherro, Dave Hansen, Justin Wright, Jason Anderson and Deb Mohelski for all your hard work and effort into making sure all 1092 members, family and friends had such a great time, Thank You!
Erick Gist Grill
Sheila Leveau Applebee’s Gift Card
Earl Crowley Holiday Gas Gift Card
Stacy Marple Subway Gift Card
Doug Ketchmark L&M Gift Cert.
Deb Mohelski Sawmill Gift Cert.
Leola Hey Pickwick Gift Cert.
Renee Johnstone Gift cert
Rochelle Wold Arrowhead Tennis Gift Cert.
Kathleen Peterson Streetcar Gift Cert.
Hera Arseneon Subway Gift Card
Becky Mattson Gift Card
Noble Lammi Papa Murhpy’s Gift Card
Kaleb Montgomery Farley’s Gift Cert.
Aryah Johnson Duluth Zoo - 1 year family membership
John Zymzloni Discount Card
Casey Peterson Papa Murphy’s Gift Card
Nick Lammi B&B Market Gift Cert.
Joy Grimm Fishing Tackle Package
Sam Hanson Holiday Gift Card
Leon Arseneau Virginia Surplus Gift Cert.
Delores Wold Brew House/Burrito Union Gift Cert.
Steve Youngs Bearaboo Coffee/Carwash Gift Cert.
Annie Miburn L&M Gift Cert.
Julie Beloy Subway Gift Card
Betty Skog Brew House Gift Cert.
Jamie Cunningham Proctor Holiday Gift Card
Jacob Vargason Proctor Holiday Gift Card
Jamie Hansen Little Ceasers’ Gift Cert.
Aubrey Mandoli Warming House Gift Cert.
Melody Loucks Lake Air
Jared Olson Blu-Ray/DVD Player
Jodi Bergman Proctor Holiday Gift Card
Justice Lammi Ball Set
Sheila Lavoie Rustic Rock Cert.
Maddi Hanson Warming House Gift Cert.
Elizabeth Poskie Holiday Gift Card
Kaylee Cherro Farley’s Restaurant
Justin Wright B&B Market Meat Package
Yasmine Vargus Bulldog’s Pizza Gift Cert.
Sue Ann Hanson Dry Dock Gift Cert.
James Vargason Rod & Reel Set
Annie Lammi Holiday Gift Card
Dave Hansen Super One Gift Card
Ely Youngs B&B Market Meat Package
Leo Townsend Papa Murphy’s Gift Card
Stasha Sickler Applebee’s Gift Card
Cameo Torok Adventures Restaurant Gift Cert
Jason Anderson Bearaboo Gift Cert.
Hope Cherro Warming House Gift Cert.
Conner Rudd Binoculars
Mike McCorison Bearaboo’s Gift Cert.
Katilyn Peterson Mexico Lindo Gift Cert.
Haiti Anderson Bearaboo Coffee/Carwash Gift Cert.
Jeff Olson Mexico Lindo Gift Cert.
Nissa Pederson Fishing Tackle Bucket
Mindy Hey Applebee’s Gift Card
Justin Vargason Gift card/cert
Brett Skog Streetar Gift Cert.
Cory Vargason Power Cell Batter Pack
Neil Scheleret Gamper’s Gift Cert.
Terri Cimmerancic Lounge Chair
Kendra Mushuga Bearboo Coffee/Carwash
Ryan Grimm Holiday Gift Card
Jessica Wold Adventure Restaurant Gift Cert.
Michelle Scheleret Carmen’s Bar & Grill
Jen Montgomery Bottle of Wine
Chris St. Germaine 37 inch Plasma TV
Jen Collello Shirt (Golf Winner)
Brayden Montgomery Hat (Golf Winner)
Justin Vargason Hat (Golf Winner)
John Zymzloni Hat (Golf Winner
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MINNESOTA SEXUAL PSYCHOPATHIC
PERSONALITY TREATMENT CENTER AND THE
MOOSE LAKE REGIONAL STATE OPERATED SERVICES
The name of this organization shall be Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center and the Moose Lake Regional State Operated Services Employees Local Number 1092 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.
This local union shall be affiliated with Minnesota State Employees Union Council Number 5 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; the Minnesota AFL-CIO; and the appropriate central body of the AFL-CIO.
ARTICLE Ill OBJECTIVES
The objectives of this local union shall be to carry out on a local basis the objectives of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
Section 1. All employees in State of Minnesota Bargaining Units 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7, at the Moose Lake Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center, including employees or Moose Lake Regional State Operated Services are eligible for membership in this local union, subject to the requirements of the Constitution of the International Union.
Section 2. Application for membership shall be made on a standard application form. This form shall include a valid authorization for payroll deduction of dues.
Section 3. The membership dues of the local shall be 115% of each individual member's hourly rate per biweekly pay period. This amount shall be automatically adjusted on a yearly basis at the same time that Council 5 adjusts per capita tax to the local.
Section 4. Membership dues shall be payable by payroll deduction to the extent possible. Membership dues shall also be payable monthly in advance to the local secretary-treasurer and in any event shall be paid not later than the 15th day of the month in which they become due. Any member who fails to pay dues by the 15th day of the month in which they become due shall be considered delinquent, and upon failure to pay
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dues for two successive months shall stand suspended. Provided, however, that any person who is paying dues through a system of regular payroll deduction shall for so long a such person continues to pay through such deduction method, be considered in good standing.
Section 5. A member suspended under the above section may be reinstated to membership in the local on payment of all arrearages.
ARTICLE V MEETINGS
Section 1. Regular meetings of this local shall be held once each month, at a time and place to be fixed by the membership or the local executive board.
Section 2. Special meetings may be called by the local president, the local executive board, or by petition filed with the president and signed by 10% of the members of the local. Special meetings may also be called by the International President or by an authorized representative of the International President.
Section 3. The quorum for regular membership meetings shall be two (2) times the number of executive board members plus one (1). five percent (5%) of the membership in good standing. This shall be determined by the treasurer from the two (2) most recent payroll deduction rosters provided by Council 5.
OFFICERS, NOMINATIONS, AND ELECTIONS
Section 1. The officers of this local shall be a president, a vice-president, a recording secretary, a secretary-treasurer, a chief steward from MSOP, a chief steward elected at-large, and one executive board member elected at-large, and these seven shall constitute the local union executive board. In addition, there shall be elected three members who shall serve as trustees. The trustees shall be elected to three-year terms of office, except that in the initial election, one shall be elected for a one-year term, one for a two-year term, and one for a three-year term. All other officers shall be elected for a term of two-years in the even-numbered years.
Section 2. Nominations shall be made at a regular or special meeting of the local. At least fifteen days' advance notice shall be given the membership prior to the nomination meeting. A nominating committee may be appointed or elected to make nom inations, but whether or not such nominating committee is used, nominations shall be permitted from the floor at the nomination meeting. All regular elections shall be held in the month of July in the even-numbered years. Trustee elections, however, will be held on a yearly basis.
Section 3. To be eligible for office, a member must be in good standing for one year immediately preceding the election, except in the initial election held in this local; provided, however, that no retired member shall be a candidate for office. For a member who is transferred or promoted into this local from another AFSCME local, this requirement shall be satisfied if such member's combined membership in good standing in both locals is one year at the time of election.
Section 4. Officers shall be elected by secret ballot vote, and the balloting shall be so conducted as to afford to all members a reasonable opportunity to vote. At least fifteen days' advance notice shall be given the membership prior to the holding of the election.
Section 6. The Chief Stewards shall organize all grievance activities of stewards.
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Section 5. All matters concerning nominations and elections in this local union shall be subject to the provisions of Appendix 0, entitled Elections Code, of the International Union Constitution.
Section 6. Vacancies in office shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term by vote of the executive board.
Section 7. Every officer shall, upon assuming office, subscribe to the Obligation of an Officer contained in Appendix B of the International Union Constitution.
DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE BOARD
Section 1. The president shall preside at all meetings of the local union and of the executive board. He/she shall be a member of all committees. He/she shall countersign all checks drawn against the funds of the local. He/she shall appoint all standing committees and all special committees of the local, subject to the approval of the executive board. He/she shall report periodically to the membership regarding the progress and standing of the local and regarding his/her official acts.
Section 2. The vice-president shall assist the president in the work of his/her office. In the absence of the president or in his/her inability to serve, the vice-president shall preside at all meetings and perform all duties otherwise performed by the president. He/she may, with the approval of the executive board, be authorized to act as co-signer of checks drawn on the local funds in place of either the president or the secretary-treasurer. The vice-president shall be the chair of the stewards' committee.
Section 3. The recording secretary shall keep a record of the proceedings of all membership meetings and of all executive board meetings. Me/she shall carry on the official correspondence of the local, except as the executive board may direct otherwise. He/she shall perform such other duties as the executive board may require.
Section 4. The secretary-treasurer shall receive and receipt for all monies of the local union. He/she shall deposit all money so received in the name of the local union in a bank or banks selected by the executive board, and money so deposited shall be withdrawn only by check signed by the president and the secretary-treasurer. He/she shall prepare and sign checks for such purposes as are required by the constitution or are authorized by the membership or the executive board. He/she shall prepare and submit the monthly membership report to the International Union office and see that a check is drawn in payment of the local's per capita tax each month and sent to the International Secretary-Treasurer. He/ she shall keep an accurate record of receipts and disbursements and shall, once each month, submit to the membership a monthly operat ing statement of the financial transactions of the local for the previous month. He/she shall act as custodian of all properties of the local union. He/she shall at the expense of the local union and through the International Union, give a surety bond for an amount to be fixed by the executive board of the local union. He/ she shall see that any financial reports required by the International Union Constitution to be submitted to the International Union are submitted in accordance with the International Union Constitution.
Section 5. The trustees shall make or cause to be made at least annually an audit of the finances of the local, and shall report to the membership on the results of such audit. The trustees along with the treasurer shall serve as the finance committee of the local.
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The chief stewards shall take part in recruitment and training for all stewards and advocates. They shall coordinate all training activities for the local. The chief stewards and the shop stewards shall serve at the request and direction of the president with the approval of the executive board. The chief steward from MSOP and the chief steward elected at-large shall work together to insure all disciplines and areas of Local 1092 are served in accordance with the bargaining agreement.
Section 7. The executive board shall be the governing body of the local union except when meetings of the local union are in session. All matters affecting the policies, aims and means of accomplishing the purposes of the local not specifically provided for in this constitution or by action of the membership at a regular or special meeting shall be decided by the executive board. The board shall meet at the call of the president or of a majority of the members of the board. A report on all actions taken by the executive board shall be made to the membership at the next following meeting. A majority of the members of the executive board shall be required for a quorum.
Section 1. This local union shall at all times be subject to the provisions of the constitution of the American Federation of State, County-and Municipal Employees.
Section 2. Except to the extent specified in this constitution, no officer of the local union shall have the power to act as agent for or otherwise bind the local union in any way whatsoever. No member or group of members or other person or persons shall have the power to act on behalf of or otherwise bind the local union except to the extent specifically authorized in writing by the president of the local union or by the executive board of the local union.
Section 3. Robert's Rules of Order, Revised, shall be the guide in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with the constitution and special rules of this local union or of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
This constitution may be amended, revised, or otherwise changed by a two-thirds vote of the members voting on such proposed change and such change shall take effect only upon written approval of the International President. Proposed amendments to this constitution must be read at a regular or special meeting of the local union and read and voted on at a subsequent meeting of the local union, adequate and proper notice having been given to the membership prior to the date on which the vote is taken. A written copy of the proposed amendment shall be furnished to every eligible voter at the meeting at which the vote is taken.
GERALD W. McENTEE International President Approval Date: 1/27/2010
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Remember, YOUR apathy and failure to make a quick phone call or send a short e-mail could have an end result of doing our difficult and stressful, not to mention thankless jobs for lower wages and the loss of our pensions. ACT NOW!
In 1975, the Supreme Court ruled in the Weingarten decision, that an employee is entitled to have a union representative present during any interview which may result in his or her discipline. It is up to you to insist on union representation. If you fail to do so, you may waive your rights. "If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working conditions, I respectfully request that my union representative or steward be present at this meeting. If this discussion could lead to my being disciplined and you deny my request for representation, I choose not to answer any questions."
As union members, we bargain collectively with our employers over wages, benefits, and rights. We have the best chance of receiving better wages, benefits and fair treatment in the workplace by bargaining collectively as a union. Most of us have very limited bargaining power as one person, but as a group, we are strong. And, with a good negotiated contract, we have legal protections we would not have otherwise. Under the employment at will doctrine, the cornerstone of American employment law, in general terms, unless we belong to a protected group, our employer has the right to discipline or terminate, with impunity, us for any reason -- even a bad one -- or for no reason at all. That's why it is sometimes called the fire at will doctrine. With a collective bargaining agreement, we have rights. Management must have "just cause" for any disciplinary action taken against a union employee. "Just cause" is spelled out in our union contract so that we know exactly what is expected of us.
Any member wishing to become a Union Steward, please contact Jen Montgomery or Jen Collelo
KEEP OUR UNION STRONG!!!
United we bargain; divided we beg. Together we build power to get the pay, benefits and respect we
deserve. Our power comes from strong local unions that mobilize their members to showcase the
solidarity that gets us good contracts. It starts with active and informed members who contribute their
ideas, energy and skills. Our most effective tool to win a fair contract is visible and vocal members, who attend meetings, attend rallies, send emails, make calls, wear green, and post flyers in their worksites.