Utility Workers Union of America
GENERAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
The Pledge of Allegiance occurred.
A moment of silence was observed.
Roll Call was taken by Treasurer Cockrell. All present.
The previous month’s General Board Minutes were given by Secretary Kowolonek. A motion to accept the previous month’s minutes was made by Lori Warren. Second by Lisa Webster. Motion passed.
The Financial Report was presented by Treasurer Cockrell. A motion to accept the Financial Report was made by Steve Kowolonek. Second by Camille Waller. Motion passed.
The internal audit is scheduled to be conducted by the Audit Committee on June 30th.
Dynegy Negotiations- President Anderson discussed the upcoming Dynegy negotiations.
Arbitration #372- This arbitration is scheduled for August 21. Discussion occurred about this arbitration.
July Board Meeting- Discussion occurred concerning the July Board meeting. The meeting date conflicts with the upcoming UWUA National Convention. Camille Waller made a motion to change the July Board meeting to July 16. Second by Mike Hoffman. Motion passed.
Picnic Committee- The committee discussed the annual Local 600 picnic. Shirley Cockrell made a motion to budget $12000 for the 2015 UWUA Local 600 Picnic. Second by DL Wallace. Motion passed.
Surveying Group-President Anderson discussed the Surveying Group and the new position of Land Surveying Specialist.
Grievance #399-Discussion occurred about the new Gas Marketing Specialist grievance. After a vote, Grievance #399 will go to arbitration.
Grievance #395-Discussion took place concerning this grievance. It was voted to take this grievance to arbitration.
Part Time Meter Readers-President Anderson informed the Board that the remaining 5 part time meter readers will become full time employees.
Treasurer Cockrell-She asked about the Senior Work Specialist posting. Discussion occurred about this posting.
Delegate Memering-She discussed the Joint Lines Grievance and that new contractors are being hired to help with this work. She also brought it to the Board’s attention that a Duke CW’s child had been awarded a Duke Educational Scholarship.
DL Wallace-She discussed that new contractors were also being utilized in other areas of the company.
Camille Waller made a motion to adjourn. Second by Lori Warren. Motion passed.
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