INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL ENGINEERS, LOCAL 3, P.O. BOX 60478, PHILA. NAVAL BUSINESS CENTER, PHILADELPHIA PA. 19145, (215) 897-6924

 

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FEBRUARY 26, 2003

 

CALL TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT DENNIS GALLAGHER

PLEDGE TO ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE U.S.

 

ALL PRVIOUS MINUTES ARE NOW ON THE WEBSITE.  MINUTES FROM JANUARY 15, 2003 WERE PASSED OUT TO THE BODY.  ONE NEW MEMBER, LUCI A. GERVASI.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT - FLOWERS WERE SENT TO THE FAMILY OF

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT LEONARD ANDALIS.  PRES GALLAGHER WILL ADDRESS A RESOLUTION TO THE FAMILY AT A LATER DATE.  THE SON OF EXEC VP ANDALIS VISITED THE UNION OFFICE WHEN HE CAME TO PICK UP HIS FATHERS' BELONGINGS.  ANDALIS JR. MET WITH BUSINESS MANAGER HOWARD LANDRY.

 

PRES. GALLAGHER - ACCORDING TO ARTICLE XVII, SEC 8. NOMINATIONS AND THE CONDUCT OF THE ELECTION AND RELATED QUESTIONS SHALL BE THE FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS AT THE NOMINATION MEETING AND MINUTES SHALL BE KEPT.  ALL OFFICES WERE DECLARED OPENED FOR NOMINATIONS.

 

RESULTS OF NOMINATIONS

 

PRESIDENT                                     JOHN GARRITY           2ND            ACCEPTED

 

EXEC. VICE PRESIDENT                 JANICE MURPHY          2ND           ACCEPTED

 

NSWCCD (NAVSSES)                             DAVE FERCHAU          2ND          LETTER OF

                                                                                                                 ACCEPTANCE

                                                          JIM WINWARD           2ND           ACCEPTED

 

NORFOLK NAVAL

SHIPYARD DETACHMENT            BILL STROM                2ND          LETTER OF

                                                                                                         ACCEPTANCE

NAVY PUBLIC WORKS CENTER DETACHMENT         NO ELECTION

 

NAVAL INACTIVE SHIP MAINTENANCE FACILITY    NO ELECTION

 

FINANCIAL SECRETARY/ TREASURER                                                   

                                                          EDNA BAILEY            2ND           ACCEPTED

 

RECORDING SECRETARY              CAROLYN MCCLARY  2ND     ACCEPTED

 

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY             NO ELECTION

 

SERGEANT - AT - ARMS                   DAVE KELBY                 2ND     ACCEPTED

 

TRUSTEES (5)

 

1. BILL HETTINGER                 2ND           ACCEPTED

 

2. WALTER RIGHN                 2ND          ACCEPTED

 

3.  JOHN ALLEN                           2ND          ACCEPTED

 

4.  EDNA TUCKER              2ND    ACCEPTED

 

5.  LEE GIRER                            2ND          ACCEPTED

 

HEARING NO OPPOSITION THE NOMINATIONS WERE CLOSED.

 

QUESTION:  DID WE HAVE ANY PRE LITERATURE ON ANY OF THE PEOPLE OR OFFICES OPEN.

 

ANSWER: BUS MGR, YES, A NOTICE WAS MAILED TO ALL LAST KNOWN ADDRESSES, PRIOR TO THE NOMINATION MEETING.

 

QUESTION:  IF A PERSON IS NOT PRESENT, BUT HAD THE DESIRE TO RUN, WOULD THEY BE CONSIDERED IF THE OFFICE IS STILL OPEN.

 

ANSWER: A LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE GIVEN TO THE PRES. OR REC SEC BEFORE OPENING OF NOMINATIONS WOULD HAVE STOOD FOR THE PERSONS' PRESENCE.  IN THE ABOVE CASE, THE PRES AND EXEC BOARD CAN APPOINT SOMEONE AT A LATER DATE.

REPORT OF OFFICERS (EXCLUDING PRESIDENT) WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE NEXT GENERAL MEETING.

 

PRESIDENT DENNIS GALLAGHER

 

UNION CONTRACT:  NAVSSES CONTRACT WAS GIVEN TO

 JANICE MURPHY.  ARTICLES 1 - 12 WERE ALREADY COMPLETED

AND ARTICLES 13 - 36 HAVE ALL THEIR CHANGES MADE.  THERE IS A

ARTICLE INCLUDED FOR SEA TRIALS.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

THERE ARE NO LABOR - MANAGEMENT ISSUES PENDING OTHER THAN FLSA ISSUE.

 

FLSA ISSUE: NAVSSES GRIEVANCE SUBMITTED ON 29 JAN 2002.  SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN SIGNED.  BACK PAY SETTLEMENT SHEDULED FOR MID-MARCH. SSES AND LOCAL 3 WILL ENTER INTO NEGOTIATION REGARDING THE REMAINING 10 ENGINEERING JOBS SERIES.  THIS WILL COMMENCE IN MARCH 2003.

 

NAVSSES - ACCRETION OF DUTY GRIEVANCE SBMITTED ON 08 FEB 2002; 41 EMPLOYEES ARE ON THE GRIEVANCE.  LOCAL3 AND SSES AGREED TO AN ARBITRATOR.  WOODLEY AND MCGILLIVAR LAW OFFICE WILL HANDLE THE CASE.

 

NNSYDET WILL ENTER INTO RE-NEGOTIATIONS OF THEIR CONTRACT.  BOB ELWOOD IS OUR PRIMARY NEGOTIATOR.

 

VICE PRES NAVSSES JOHN GARRITY, WE PLAN TO DO NEXTS' MONTH

LEAP-PACK FUNDRAISER IN HONOR OF EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, LEONARD ANDALIS.

 

MEMBERS - PLEASE BE CAREFULL HOW YOU USE THE INTERNET

                     AT YOUR WORKSITE.

 

NEW BUSINESS - ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR 26 MAR 2003 FROM 1100 TO 1600 HRS IN BLDG, UNION OFFICE AND NAVSHIPSO MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM 1130 - 1230.

NEXT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 19 MAR 2003 @ 4PM  ADJ.