Remits and Life Honorary Membership Nominations successfully passed at the 2019 Auckland Local AGM held 3 September 2019 at the College Rifles Rugby Football Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera.

As Local Secretary of the Auckland Local, I certify that the following Remits and Life Honorary Membership nominations were successfully passed at our current AGM for consideration at the November 2019 NZPFU Annual Conference.

Remits

Remit 1:

“That a rule change be proposed, asking that the Committee size for Local Committees be increased.”

Specifically, amendments to the following Union Rules would be required:

Rule B.7.4.1.4 Up to 12 Committee Members [change 10 to 12]

Rule B.7.4.2 The number of Local Committee Members to be elected shall be a minimum of 3 – being the Local President, Vice-President and Secretary –  and a maximum of 15. Each Local shall decide, at a Local meeting prior to the elections, how many Committee Members are required and the Local  Secretary shall notify the appropriate Branch Returning Officer [change 13 to 15].

Proposed: Martin Campbell
Seconded: Dave Phillips
Carried Unanimously

Remit 4:

“That the NZPFU push for a change in Superannuation Policy to 6% on gross taxable earnings, including overtime and allowances such as IFE, PCA or any other taxable earnings”.

Proposed: Gavin Brain
Seconded: Conrad Pentecost
Carried Unanimously

Remit 5:

“That a change in the CEA is made to ensure that travel time is paid at overtime rates.”

Proposed: Gavin Brain
Seconded: Theo Brain
Carried Unanimously

Remit 6:

“Change in Union Rules to reflect that in order to hold a Union Official position, a member must be in a position covered by the CEA.”

Proposed: Dave Phillips
Seconded: Rodney Janes
Carried - Majority

Remit 7:

“A Local Committee is able to apportion discretionary control of the funds contributed by the members from that Local.”

Proposed: John Waldow
Seconded: Ian Richards
Carried Unanimously

[Note:Remits 2 and 3 failed to pass and therefore have not been included for consideration]

Life Honorary Membership Nominations (bios to be forwarded).

Ron Henderson

Proposed : Martin Campbell
Seconded: Ian Richards
Carried Unanimously

Mike McEnaney

Proposed : Ali Rodgers
Seconded: Ian Richards
Carried - Majority

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