GLP Annual General Meeting
The GLP 2019 Annual General Meeting was held in Prince George on Monday, October 28 from 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Prince George.
Resolutions passed by the membership at the 2019 AGM
RESOLUTION #1: National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
WHEREAS mental health problems have a demonstrated impact on the wellbeing, retention and recruitment of employees;
WHEREAS psychological safety is a key determinant in workplace performance and productivity;
WHEREAS the employer’s occupational, health and safety program is focused on physical health and safety to a greater degree than psychological safety; and,
WHEREAS organizational culture and managerial skill sets can have a direct impact on employee mental health;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the GLP Chapter Executive ask the employer why it has not yet fully adopted National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (CAN/CSA-Z1003-13) developed by The Mental Health Commission of Canada, and engage with the employer in adopting the National Standard in accordance in Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) 17.
RESOLUTION #2: Timeliness of Resolution Outcomes
WHEREAS resolutions submitted by GLP members to GLP AGMs is done with the intent to improve outcomes for the membership;
WHEREAS there is currently no mechanism in place to proactively inform members of outcomes of AGM resolutions shortly after AGMs;
WHEREAS communications on resolution outcomes could improve membership engagement;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the outcomes of resolutions arising at the AGM be published within 1 month following the AGM, and proactively communicated to GLP members such that members are aware of the resolution process and resolution outcomes and have the opportunity to bring forward related resolutions to the next AGM.
RESOLUTION #3: Record of GLP AGM resolutions made available to members
WHEREAS resolutions are non-binding on the GLP;
WHEREAS resolutions successfully passed at AGMs have been lost in time;
WHEREAS resolutions have not been recorded and consolidated in a single accessible location for the benefit of GLP Chapter members;
BE IT RESOLVED that a consolidated record of AGM resolutions be established for ready access by the GLP Chapter membership.