Regional Regulations

REGULATION #1

 

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended November 7, 1998

As amended December 5, 1999

As amended June 11, 2005

As amended February 26, 2016

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING MEETING QUORUMS

 

1. A quorum at a Regional Presidents' Conference shall be the National Vice President for BC/YT, 3 District Coordinator, and 2/3 of the Local Presidents.

 

2. A quorum at a Regional Executive Council (REC) meeting shall be the National Vice President for BC/YT or and 2/3 of the members of the REC.

 

3. For purposes of quorum, an alternate to any of the above noted offices shall be deemed to be the office holder if attending the Conference or meeting in that capacity.

 

 

REGULATION # 2

 

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended October 21, 1990

As amended December 9, 2004

As amended June 11, 2005

As amended February 27, 2015

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING ATTENDANCE AT CONVENTIONS OF THE BC FEDERATION OF LABOUR AND THE YUKON FEDERATION OF LABOUR

 

1. A Federation of Labour Convention attendance fund in an appropriate amount shall be established annually for the purpose of assisting Districts in meeting the expenses of delegates. One or more delegates from each District shall be eligible for expenses under this regulation.

 

2. Expenses shall be payable to one or more delegates from a District to cover reasonable expenses and shall be payable upon presentation of an appropriate expense claim form and receipts. Notwithstanding the foregoing, expenses shall be payable to a delegate from Local 20956 attending the Yukon Federation of Labour convention to cover reasonable expenses and shall be payable upon presentation of an appropriate expense claim form and receipts.

 

 

REGULATION # 3

 

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended Feb. 5, 1994

As amended November 7, 1998

As amended June 11, 2005

As amended October 4, 2015

As amended February 26, 2016

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING CLC WINTER SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Statement of Intent: This fund was established to encourage members to participate in this in residence training experience.

 

1. CEIU BC/YT will pay reasonable expenses to cover two individual scholarships to attend CLC Winter School each year.

2. The Regional Executive Council will advertise the scholarships to the members a minimum of 30 days prior to the application deadline.

3. Applications will be sent to the Conferences, Conventions and Training (CCT) Committee for ranking prior to November 30th in the year prior to Winter School. The committee will provide its recommendation to the NVP for BC/YT who will advise the successful candidates at his/her earliest possible convenience.

 

 

REGULATION # 4

 

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended December 5, 1999

As amended June 11, 2005

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING HONORARIUMS

 

1. The members of the Regional Executive Council shall be provided an honorarium of four hundred dollars ($400.00) a year, which shall be paid in two instalments in June and December. Alternates shall be provided an honorarium of two hundred dollars ($200.00) to be paid in the same manner.

 

 

 

REGULATION # 5

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended December 5, 1999

As amended April 15, 2000

As amended June 11, 2005

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT

 

1. A member on approved union business shall travel by the most economical means and claim expenses in accordance with this regulation.

 

2. For greater clarity, expense claims covering less than one day shall cover costs in accordance with BC/YT Region Regulation #6.

 

3. When traveling by private motor vehicle a member shall be entitled to claim the mileage/kilometer rate specified by BC/YT Region Regulation #6.

 

4. A member shall be entitled to claim the current reimbursement for time spent on authorized union business in accordance with BC/YT Region Regulation #6.

 

5. While in travel status for one day or more, a member shall be paid the current per diem allowance plus actual accommodation costs, if any, in accordance with BC/YT Region Regulation #6.

 

6. For purpose of reimbursement, the authority for authorization to incur expenses and approve claims shall be the Finance Committee or the Portfolio holder of a Committee, as appointed by the BC/YT Regional Executive Council.

 


REGULATION #6

Enacted this 12th day of April, 1988

As amended February 5, 1994

As amended November 7, 1998

As amended April 16, 2000

As amended June 25, 2000

As amended June 11, 2005

As amended June 22, 2005

As amended February 27, 2015

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT

 

Part A - Wage Loss:

 

Actual wage loss will be paid for time spent on union business during a working day where the member provides LWOP documentation. Deductions will be taken at source for EI, CPP and Income Tax. A T4 slip will be sent to the member at the end of the fiscal year as required by law.

 

Part B - Re-imbursement for work on a Non-Working Day:

 

Members who do union work on an AWA day or Annual Leave Day may claim a fee per day pro-rated by the time spent. This fee will be taxable at source. The fee amount will be determined by the BC/YT Regional Council taking into account the activity and the budget implications and will be reviewed on a yearly basis. The current rate will be found in the CEIU BC/YT financial Guidelines.

 

Part C - Per Diem:

 

A per diem will be paid for full or part days for re-imbursement of meal costs in an amount to be reviewed yearly by the Regional Council and keeping in mind the current rate being paid by National CEIU. The council will determine the amount of the per diem, taking into account the activity funded as well as budget available. Any per diem paid is non-taxable. The current amount of the per diem will be reflected in the BC/YT CEIU Financial Guidelines.

  

Part D - Travel:

 

(1) Travel Status: When required to travel to meetings in a private vehicle, the mileage or kilometer rate shall be the rate specified in the current CEIU National Regulation. Shared private travel or rental vehicles are encouraged when it is the least expensive method of travel.

(2) Air travel: Re-imbursement at the most economical and practical means.

(3) In Lieu of Air Travel: If the member chooses to travel by vehicle the maximum claim will be the 14 day advance airfare or the actual mileage at current CEIU National Regulation amount, whichever is less

(4) Accommodation: shall be reimbursed at the actual hotel rate or private rate

 as per Treasury Board Travel Policy. Shared accommodation shall be encouraged.

 

Part E - Dependent Care:

 

Paid for as per CEIU National Policies

 

 

REGULATION # 7

Enacted this 17th day of November, 1989

As amended November 7, 1998

As amended June 25, 2000

As amended August 17, 2005

As amended February 27, 2015


Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING CHILD AND DEPENDENT CARE

 

1. Paid for as per CEIU National Policies

 

2. Payment will be made for reasonable expenses incurred when a member must obtain care for a child/dependent because of absence due to approved union activity taking place outside of the member’s normal working hours when the child/dependent would not normally be in care or

in school.

 

(a) If the care is provided by someone other than a professional caregiver the maximum reimbursement rate will be $35.00 per day for the first child/dependent and an additional $10 per day per each additional child. If overnight care is provided, an additional $25.00 will be paid for the first child/dependent and an additional $10 per each additional child/dependent for each night. Payment will be issued by CEIU BC/YT directly to the caregiver upon receipt of a claim from the member that must include the caregivers name, address, and Social Insurance Number.

 

(b) If care is provided by a professional caregiver, the rate of reimbursement will be at the actual cost and paid directly to the caregiver by CEIU BC/YT upon receipt of an official invoice including the name and address of the professional caregiver or agency.

 

3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, consideration will be given for special or unusual circumstances.

 

4. Any dispute with respect to a claim for child/dependent care will be referred to the Regional Women’s Committee (as per the Committee’s Terms of Reference) for resolution.

 

 

REGULATION # 8

Enacted this 10th day of March, 1990

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A REGULATION GOVERNING APPOINTMENTS TO COMMITTEES

 

1. A special or standing committee may be created or dissolved by either the Regional Council or the Regional Executive Council.

 

2. Committee appointments shall be made by the Regional Council or Regional Executive Council, as the case may be.

 

3. Whenever possible, and depending on the mandate of special or standing committee, appointments shall be based on the following criteria:

 

(a) the need for geographical (district) representation; and/or

(b) the need for representation according to occupation; and/or

(c) the need for representation based on employment activity.

 

4. The tenure of a committee appointee, unless otherwise specified at the time of appointment, shall terminate at the conclusion of the Regional Presidents’ Conference held in conjunction with the CEIU triennial national convention.

 

5. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a committee member may be removed from a committee for cause by the Regional Council or the Regional Executive Council, as the case may be.

 

 

 

REGULATION #9

Enacted this 2nd day of February, 1991

As amended November 7, 1998

As amended February 26, 2016

 

Under the authority of the BC/YT By-laws, Section 3(f), the Regional Executive Council enacts as follows:

 

A Regulation Governing Honours and Awards

 

1. The BC/YT Regional Executive Council may confer upon a member, a Certificate of Recognition for service to the union over a period of years or for a singular contribution worthy of such recognition.

 

2. A nomination for a Certificate of Recognition may be submitted by a chartered BC/YT Local and forwarded to the Regional Honours and Awards Committee and/or portfolio holder.

 

3. The Regional Honours and Awards Committee and/or portfolio holder may be named by the Regional Executive Council and may recommend the awarding of a Certificate of Recognition as nominated by the chartered local.

 

4. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the regional Executive Council may nominate a member for a Certificate of Recognition in exceptional circumstances.

 

5. A nomination for a Certificate of Recognition shall be accompanied by the reasons for the nomination.

 

6. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any person or organization of the union may be awards a Certificate of Solidarity and, in such cases, the procedure outlined above shall apply.

  

 

REGULATION # 10

 

Life Membership

 

This regulation was ruled out of order by the National President in April 2014 and therefore no longer exists.

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