Table of Contents, 5th Triennial Atlantic Regional Convention, June 2011

Aboriginal Greetings ................................................................................................................  1

Solidarity Forever ....................................................................................................................  2

Moment of Silence..................................................................................................................... 2

Special Guests...................................................................................................................... 3

Atlantic Council ....................................................................................................................  4

Staff.......................................................................................................................... 4

Convention Organizing Committee.............................................................................................................. 4

Host Committee.............................................................................................................. 5

Greetings from the Newfoundland and Labrador

  Federation of Labour................................................................................................................. 5

Administration and procedures............................................................................................................. 5

     PSAC Statement of Harassment............................................................................................................. 6

     Caucuses............................................................................................................ 7

     Smoke-free................................................................................................................ 7

     Cell Phones..................................................................................................................... 7

     Chemical Sensitivities............................................................................................................. 7

     Allergies.............................................................................................................. 7

     Recycling............................................................................................................ 7

     Booths................................................................................................................. 7

     Shannen’s Dream...................................................................................................................... 8

     Marine Search Rescue Sub-Office......................................................................................................................... 8

     Procedure to speak at Convention.............................................................................................................. 8

     Tiling Guidelines............................................................................................................... 9

     ID Tags and Ballot Books....................................................................................................................... 9

     No voice, no vote...................................................................................................................... 9

     Kits....................................................................................................................... 9

Adoption of Agenda..................................................................................................................... 9

Adoption of Rules of Order and Tiling Guidelines............................................................................................................... 9

Ratification of Convention Committees............................................................................................................ 10

     Credentials Committee............................................................................................................... 10

     Nominations Committee............................................................................................................... 10

     Convention By-Law Committee............................................................................................................... 11

     Convention General Resolutions Committee............................................................................................................... 11

     Convention Finance Committee............................................................................................................... 11

Credentials Committee Report...................................................................................................................... 12

Address of the Regional Executive Vice-President................................................................................................................. 12, 55

Report of the Regional Executive Vice-President................................................................................................................. 13

Council Director Reports ...................................................................................................................  13

Council Finance Committee Report...................................................................................................................... 13

Guestspeaker – Linda McQuaig .................................................................................................................  15

Council Reports ...................................................................................................................  16

General Resolutions Committee .............................................................................................................  17

     Resolution G22 – PSAC Supplemental Pension Plan........................................................................................................................... 18

     Resolution G50 – Representation by Population..............................................................................................................  19

     Resolution G46 – PSAC AEC Salary and Benefits...........................................................................................................  21

     Resolution G15 – M-571 Shannen’s Dream -

       First Nation Children................................................................................................................... 21

     Resolution G48- Location of the REVP Position...................................................................................................................  22

By-Laws Committee.............................................................................................................. 23

     Resolution B3 – Roles and Responsibilities of the

          Atlantic Regional Council....................................................................................................................  23

     Resolution B7 – Election of Officers at the PSAC Atlantic

       Regional Triennial Convention.............................................................................................................  24

PSAC National President’s Address ..................................................................................................................  27, 59

     Resolution B19 – RWC Delegate Seats to PSAC

      Atlantic Triennial Convention.............................................................................................................  28

     Resolution B13 – Young Worker Delegate Entitlement for

       PSAC Atlantic Triennial Convention .............................................................................................................  29

     Resolution B11 – Non-Treasury Board/

        Separate Employer................................................................................................................. 30

     Resolution B8 – Alternates to Directors of Council....................................................................................................................  30

     Resolution B17 – Branch Presidents to be Recognized as

         National Officers in the Atlantic Region.....................................................................................................................  31

Atlantic Voice Award ...................................................................................................................................  32

     Resolution B12 – Young Workers’ Director....................................................................................................................  33

     Resolution B9 – Quorum...................................................................................................................  34

     Resolution B4 – Committees of Council................................................................................................................  34

     Resolution B14 – Alternate to the Regional Executive

       Vice-President.................................................................................................................. 35

     Resolution B6 – Representation and Voting at the

       PSAC Atlantic Triennial Convention.............................................................................................................  36

     Resolution B5 – Council Minutes and Directors’

          Reports....................................................................................................................  37

     Resolution B2 – Council Responsibility for Convention                                                   38

     Resolution B10 – Union-Management Committee..............................................................................................................  38

General Resolutions Committee.............................................................................................................. 39

     Resolution G24 – Strike Pay...........................................................................................................................  39

     Resolution G1 – Resolution for Funding Applicable to

        PSAC Regional Conventions...........................................................................................................  41

     Resolution G38 – Definition of Youth........................................................................................................................ 42

Election Process ..................................................................................................................  43

Elections .................................................................................................................  43

Regional Executive Vice-President Position ...................................................................................................................  44

General Resolutions Committee

     Resolution G2 – Volunteers in the Workplace............................................................................................................... 44

     Resolution G3 – Organizing of Lost Bargaining Unit Work................................................................................................................  45

Results of the Elections for the REVP.................................................................................................................. 45

First Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President................................................................................................................. 46

General Resolutions Committee

     Resolution G4 – Creating DCL Component............................................................................................................  47

Second Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President ................................................................................................................  48,50

     Resolution G5 – Save the National Philatelic Centre and

       Canada Post Contact Centres in Canada.................................................................................................................... 48

Election Results ....................................................................................................................  49-54

Our Organization: