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September International Executive Council Meeting
Minutes and Report of The International Executive Council's Regular Meeting
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The regular meeting of the International Executive Council was called to order at 12:15 p.m., by Secretary Lavin, on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other members of the council in attendance were Burgham, Calabro, Calvey, Riley, Ross, Walter and Smith.

International President Hill

International President Edwin D. Hill met with the members of the International Executive Council to discuss a variety of matters affecting all branches of the Brotherhood.

International Secretary-Treasurer Chilia

International Secretary-Treasurer Salvatore (Sam) J. Chilia presented financial reports covering the IBEW Pension Fund and the Investment Portfolio of the Brotherhood — both in Canada and in the United States.

Legal Defense

Payments for legal defense, made from the General Fund, were examined and approved in accordance with the requirements of Article X, Section 1, of the IBEW Constitution.

Financial Reports

The International Secretary-Treasurer's Reports for the various funds of the Brotherhood were presented to the members of the International Executive Council, examined, approved and filed.

Amendment to the Master Trust Agreement By and Among the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, ITS International Executive Council and International Secretary-Treasurer, Each Solely in the Capacity as Named Fidiciary and the Bank of New York Melon for the Union Electrical Industry Trust

International Executive Council Secretary Lavin introduced, and the members of the International Executive Committee unanimously adopted, an updated amendment to reflect changes in the law and the marketplace for the Union Electrical Industry Master Trust.

Article XX and XXI Cases

During the second quarter of 2014, the IBEW is not involved in any disputes arising under Article XX or Article XXI of the AFL-CIO Constitution.

The IBEW was involved in one dispute under the AFL-CIO Executive Council's "Dispute Resolution Procedure for Raids Involving Unions with Solidarity Clauses," which the AFL-CIO Executive Council adopted in February 2014. The dispute was filed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, charging the IBEW, LIUNA and IATSE with agreement to perform work the Teamsters had traditionally performed at the Philadelphia Convention Center. The Teamsters acknowledge that its main dispute is with LIUNA, the only union to which the Convention Center has assigned Teamsters' work. At the request of the Teamsters the complaint has been postponed by the AFL-CIO while the Teamsters and LIUNA attempt to resolve the problem.

Retirement of International Officers

The IEC reviewed IBEW Ninth District International Vice President Michael S. Mowrey's letter to International President Edwin D. Hill requesting pension effective November 1, 2014. International President Hill appointed John O'Rourke to fill the vacancy and unexpired term of Ninth District International Vice President, effective November 1, 2014. This appointment was confirmed by the IEC.

John Clarke, International Executive Committee,
Third District
Effective — August 1, 2014

Retirement of International Representatives

Kevin Cash, International Representative,
IBEW Second District
Effective — July 1, 2014

Lynn Fieldman, International Representative,
Pension & Reciprocity Department
Effective — August 31, 2014

Donald Herzog, International Representative,
IBEW Eighth District
Effective — July 1, 2014

James Tomaseski, International Representative,
Safety Department
Effective — June 30, 2014

Retirement of International Office Employees

Aubery D. Clark, Lead Organizer,
Membership Development
Effective — June 1, 2014

Suzanne Harel, Secretary,
IBEW First District Office
Effective — June 20, 2014

Susan Davis,
Secretary to the Executive Assistant to the I
nternational Secretary-Treasurer
Effective — July 7, 2014

This regularly scheduled meeting was adjourned on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 4:25 p.m. The next regular meeting of the International Executive Council will commence at 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

For the International Executive Council

Patrick Lavin, Secretary
September 2014

The IEC acted on numerous applications under the IBEW Pension Fund. For a complete listing,, clicking on the International Executive Council link on the "About Us" page.