TEA / OHRM MeetingTEA and King County OHRM met again on Thursday, November 2nd,áto work out the details of voluntary recognition. The dialog was positive and constructive. The meeting was attended by --
Sandra Pailca - Manager of Labor Relations, OHRM Jim Cline - Attorney, TEA Wyatt Wood - President, TEA Ade Franklin - Chair, Voluntary Recognition Committee, TEA Ken Madden - Treasurer, TEA
Organizational AssessmentThe County has completed an organizational assessment of Transit D&C and WTD that they requested during the September 26 meeting. Ms. Pailca apologized for the time it has taken the County to complete their work. Items addressed at the November 2nd meeting:
Bargaining CommitteeLetters of interest have been received from members who want to serve on the contract bargaining committee. The Board will vote on the candidates at the next board meeting on Wednesday, November 8.
Legal Services ContractThe Board is currently negotiating a contract for legal services with the TEA Attorney.
Nominations for 1st Vice President of TEALetters of interest are requested by November 16 from members who wish to fill the remaining term of Juan Paraiso (now with the Port of Seattle). There is approximately one year remaining in the term. The position will be filled by a vote at the Annual Meeting in December.