THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE SHALL:
Examine all issues affecting women members in their union, work, home and community lives. Evaluate the Constitution and policies of SGEU and make recommendations to enable women to participate more fully in Union activities.
Develop educational material and presentations on women's issues to be included as part of other Union educationals.
Develop model contract clauses on women's issues and provide such to bargaining units.
Liaise with other women's organizations locally, nationally and internationally to offer necessary assistance to them and to promote women's trade union issues in those organizations.
Provide consultation, advocacy and assistance to women in SGEU, in achieving and maintaining their rights within the Union and in society at large. Liaison with appropriate committees of the Provincial Council as required.
This committee is responsible for:
Marjorie Abdilnour (Retail Regulatory/Chair)
Wendy Banadyga (Health/Vice-Chair)
Sheena Yew (Education)
Lorena Urquiza (Community Services)
Mary Ann Harrison (Equity)
Lorie Hill (Public Service)
Kim Marsden (Crown)
kmahussier [at] sgeu [dot] org (Kathy Mahussier )- Staff Advisor