Date(s) - 10/25/2020
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VSEA has included a story in Week In Action the last few editions about members participating in September’s VSEA Annual Meeting voting to adopt a sliding-scale dues proposal that was proposed by the VSEA Dues Study Committee. The new dues structure that was adopted is scheduled to begin with workers’ first full paychecks in July 2021. Dues will be based on 0.83% of an employee’s pay, with a minimum of $16 and a maximum of $19.
Following the announcement of the coming dues restructuring, some members began circulating a petition to “reconsider” the change, collecting the 100 signatures needed to convene a special meeting, which was called yesterday by VSEA Clerk Josh Cox.
In an email to members, Cox writes, “A petition with at least 100 member signatures has been received by the Clerk that states as follows: ‘Pursuant to VSEA bylaw 12, sections 3 and 5, the undersigned members request that the clerk call a special meeting of the membership for the sole purpose of entertaining a motion to reconsider the resolution on increasing membership dues [relating to dues structure]. The undersigned request that the meeting be scheduled promptly after submission of this petition and warned to the VSEA membership with at least 14 calendar days’ notice.'”
Cox adds, “The sole matter to be considered at this special meeting of the VSEA membership shall be limited to the specific matter included in this petition.”
Special VSEA Meeting: Dues
Sunday, October 25, 2020
If you would like to participate in this special meeting, you must pre-register online or by phone–with your name–to participate in this meeting. Once registered, you’ll be placed in a waiting room, but you can only gain entry if you provided your name for verification.
After registering, the week prior to the meeting, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.