Functioning. The committee shall meet as needed, but not less frequently than monthly with the administration. The committee will prepare and post an agenda on the teachers' bulletin board, or appropriate alternative communication mode, two (2) days prior to the committee meeting. School/department committee minutes will be distributed to all teachers within two (2) days of a meeting. All members of the school/ department committee shall receive copies of the school/ department budget by October 1 of each school year and the regular monthly update each month thereafter.
Functioning. The Instructional Council shall meet during the normal school day, monthly throughout the school year; however, monthly meetings may be cancelled or additional meetings may be added as necessary. In addition, the Superintendent, or his/her designee, in the Superintendent’s /designee’s discretion, may also require additional meetings as needed. The Instructional Council may appoint task force study committees to make recommendations to the Council. Whenever feasible, school district proposals for special federal, state, or private grants may be initiated and processed by the Council before such proposals are submitted to the respective state, federal or private agencies. The Instructional Council may request the services of persons with specialized expertise for information and recommendations as necessary. The Instructional Council may encourage, receive, and act on suggestions and recommendations made by school district personnel or community members. The Instructional Council shall present its recommendations and reports to the Board through the Superintendent and Council Chairperson. The Board agrees to provide adequate secretarial/clerical assistance requested by the Instructional Council. All actions of the Instructional Council shall be consistent with the provisions of this Agreement.
Functioning. The SEC shall meet monthly throughout the year (unless adjustments in scheduling are made by the SEC). When school is in session, the SEC will meet during the normal school day. The SEC may appoint task force study committees to make recommendations to the SEC. The SEC will review the recommendations and recommend changes accordingly. These SEC recommendations will be considered for department implementation. Outcomes will be provided to the SEC regarding the recommendations and the decisions resulting from these recommendations. Existing special education committees will provide the SEC with information regarding their activities. An elections committee will be formed composed of a special education representative, ETA representatives and special education secretary. This committee will conduct elections. The SEC will be co-chaired by one regular education representative, one special education representative and the Director of Special Education.
Functioning. For every $100 in purchases charged to the Visa Desjardins card, one (1) point is credited (one (1) point equals one (1) dollar). Points may then be redeemed for any trip offered by the Canadian travel agency of the authorized representative’s choice. The authorized representative is in no way restricted in the choice of airline, destination or departure date.
Functioning. The Board of Directors elects a chairman from among its members, who presides at all meetings of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets whenever a director requests a meeting. Any director may participate in a meeting of the Board of Directors by videoconference, which constitutes his presence in person at the meeting. Board resolutions can also be taken by circular letter. Decisions are taken by a majority vote of the directors present or represented. In the event that in any meeting the number of votes for and against a resolution is equal, the chairman of the meeting does not have a casting vote. In the case of a tie, the proposed decision is considered as rejected. In cases of a conflict of interest, it being understood that the mere fact that the director serves as an officer or a member of governing bodies of a shareholder or of an affiliated company of a shareholder does not constitute a conflict of interest, a director must inform the Board of Directors of any such existing or potential conflict and may not take part in the vote but will be counted in the quorum. A director having a conflict of interest on any item on the agenda must declare this conflict to the chairman before the meeting starts. Any director having a conflict due to a personal interest in a transaction submitted for approval to the Board of Directors conflicting with that of the Company, is obliged to inform the board of directors thereof and to cause a record of his statement to be included in the minutes of the meeting. He may not take part in the business of the meeting, but will be counted in the quorum. At the following General Meeting of Shareholders, before any other resolution is voted on, a special report shall be made on any transactions in which any of the directors may have a personal interest conflicting with that of the Company.
Functioning. Meetings of the JCBF The JCBF shall meet at least once a year, prior to the annual meeting. The tentative dates of the meetings shall be included in the Work Plan. Additional meetings of the JCBF may be organised at the justified proposal of any of the members and with the agreement of the NFP. The NFP shall be responsible for organising the meetings of the JCBF. The NFP shall send the meeting invitation, draft agenda and other relevant documents to the members of the JCBF and the FMO for comments at least two weeks before the scheduled meeting. Meetings may be conducted via video link or teleconference by agreement of the members. Representatives of the FMO shall be invited to participate at the meetings of the JCBF as observers. Any member of the JCBF may invite representatives from the POs, DPPs or others to participate in meetings as observers if/when their participation is needed for specific issues to be discussed.
Functioning. The EWC will meet once a year. With the prior agreement of all parties additional meetings may be organized should exceptional circumstances so require. Place and time will be decided upon latest three months prior to each meeting. For additional meetings a shorter notice time would be acceptable. Time will be made available for a premeeting between the employee delegates. Time allowance for such premeetings shall be from a half to a full day. The EWC shall establish procedures for conducting the meetings. The working language shall be English. Correspondence as well as meetings will be conducted in English. Delegates may express themselves in their own language. Translation into English will be provided. All written material, including the agenda and the minutes of meetings will be in English. Language training for delegates will be offered on an as needed basis. Attendance at the meeting(s) is considered as a business trip. Travel and accomodation will be reimbursed. The EWC shall establish a Working Committee (WC) consisting of a representative and a secretary appointed by Management and a delegate elected among the delegates of the employees. The EWC will be responsible for each meetings agenda. Suggestions for agenda items should be forwarded to the WC at least 5 weeks prior to the meeting. The agenda shall be forwarded to all meeting delegates 3 weeks prior to the meeting. The WC shall meet at least twice annually, once prior to the EWC meeting and once after. Delegates of Management shall act as chairman and as secretary of the meeting. The secretary will issue and forward the minutes of meeting to the participants and local management within two weeks from the meeting date. Information flow to local employees: Local management and the employees delegates will jointly decide upon the most appropriate means of communication to local employees. Company will provide assistance for dissemination of information.
Functioning. You may contribute up to a maximum of six (6 %) percent of your wages, including overtime. Kraft Canada Inc. will make contributions equal to forty (40%) percent of your contributions. In other words, each dollar that you will contribute to the program, Kraft Global Inc. will contribute forty ($0.40) cents. Detailed information on the Program is contained in the SAVINGS PROGRAM brochure, available at the Human Resources Department.