The Human Rights and Equity Committee shall consist of not less than three (3) members. This committee shall strive to achieve and maintain the following objects:
a) To promote a solid understanding of human rights
b) To promote the principles of equal rights and equity from a union perspective.
c) To encourage recognition of an action that would eliminate stigmas, stereotypes and other barriers facing minority groups.
d) To involve as broad a cross section of people as possible in any and all union and community endeavors.
e) To promote fair and equitable treatment for all. The committee shall work in conjunction with CUPE BC and CUPE National in order to achieve the above goals with the utmost efficiency and timeliness.
All reports and proposals of this Committee shall be made available to the members for information at the next general meeting, following presentation to the Executive. Also, the reports and proposals are to be published in the monthly Chronicle that precedes the meeting the reports and proposals are tabled at.
The Committee consists of the following CUPE728 members:
Voting will happen in September 2017 for this committee