UNIONS NSW COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES - MEETING HELD THURSDAY, 1 JUNE 2017
IN TRADES HALL AUDITORIUM, SYDNEY AT 5:30PM.

The Acting President, Com. P. Noack occupied the Chair.

PRESENT:   M. Morey [Secretary], E. Maiden, T. Costa [Assistant Secretaries].

OPENING OF THE MEETING: 
The Acting President, Com. P. Noack opened the meeting and in doing so recognised the traditional owners of the land on which the meeting was held, The Gadigal People of the Eora Nation.

MINUTES:

The Secretary, Com. M. Morey moved:

"That the minutes from the meeting of 25 May 2017 as circulated be received".

Com. B. Holmes seconded.

CARRIED

The Secretary, Com. M. Morey moved:

"That the minutes from the meeting of 25 May 2017 as circulated be adopted".

Com. B. Holmes seconded.

CARRIED

CREDENTIALS:
From: Public Service Association of NSW appointing Nathan Bradshaw and Mary Jo Costache as delegates for tonight's meeting.

The Secretary, Com. M. Morey moved:

"That the credentials be received and delegates welcomes".

Com. S. Bean (AWU) seconded.

CARRIED

APOLOGIES:  Apologies were received and accepted for: J. Kiejda (President), A. Holland (ASMOF), R. Collison (AWU), M. Thomson (NTEU), Graeme Kelly (USU), R. Mallia (CFMEU), S. Little (PSA), T. Wright (PSA).

The Secretary, Com. M. Morey moved:

"That the apologies be received and accepted".

Com. B. Smith (SDA) seconded.

EXECUTIVE CORRESPONDENCE:

1.   From: CFMEU - Construction & General Division - 
regarding the National Day of Action and reads:-

"Further to previous correspondence we can confirm the National Day of Action against Turnbull's 'War On Workers' will be June 20, 11:00am meeting at Belmore Park and marching to Hyde Park.  Attached is the relevant flyer and we invite affiliates to add their logos and to bring as large a contingent of members to the rally as they can muster.

We would like to top the efforts of the last rally.  Also attached is a flyer with the details for a rally in Grafton for those affiliates who have a regional presence.  We hope to see thousands there and encourage affiliates to promote the rally with all their networks".

The Secretary, Com. M. Morey moved the Executive recommendation:

"That the correspondence be received and Unions NSW will proudly add our logo to the flyers for the
Sydney and Grafton events.

Unions NSW will promote the rally and encourage affiliates to send large numbers of members to support
this important rally."

Com. Brian Parker (CFMEU) seconded.

CARRIED

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1.  Support the APHEDA Union Aid Abroad Raffle     Tickets are available from the APHEDA website
     Raffle Draw will take place at Trades Hall - Thursday 8 June at 5:30pm.

2.  Book Launch - Jeff Sparrow's No Way But This, In Search of Paul Robeson
    
Join us on Thursday 15 June from 6.00pm Trades Hall Auditorium following the Council Meeting with a presentation and
     discussion about this remarkable man.
     Free Event - Please RSVP to ntowart@unionsnsw.org.au

3.  National Day of Action against Turnbull's War on Workers
    
CFMEU NSW Construction & General Division
    Tuesday 20 June 2017 at 11:00am  - Belmore Park marching to Hyde Park

 4. Industrial Seminar - Wage Theft in Australia - What is its extend and what w4e can do to stamp it out.      Thursday, 22 June 2pm - 4pm, Trades Hall Auditorium
     For further information contact Linda Carruthers on 0448 451 450

 5.  Special Labor Council Meeting Thursday 22 June 2017 at 5:30pm
      '
Justice For Injured Workers' - 5 years since the Workers' Compensation Cuts.
     
Labor and Cross benchers have been invited to hear from injured workers and commit to the 12 principles.

6.   NexGen 17 Conference
      
The ACTU Organising & OHS Conferences are combined to create NEXGEN17 a conference for the whole union movement.
      26 - 28 June 2017 at International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour.


MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:00PM


      

  

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