Passed by 2017 MEA-MFT Representative Assembly

New Business Item #1 – With the full support of our brothers and sisters in the Montana Public Employees Association (MPEA), the 2017 MEA-MFT representative assembly directs the president to seek full merger with MPEA in governance, programs and services no earlier than August 1, 2017 and no later than July 1, 2018. To effect this merger, the president and his representatives shall work with MPEA representatives to design and propose a name, constitution, pertinent policies and dues structure for MPEA and MEA-MFT consideration and adoption at regular and/or special representative meetings of both unions.

New Business Item #2 – MEA-MFT enthusiastically endorses the extension of the 6-mill levy in the 2018 general election for the support, maintenance, and improvement of the Montana University System.

New Business Item #3 – President Feaver shall work with Executive Director Quint Nyman to appoint a joint MPEA/MEA-MFT committee of no more than 6 members to review and suggest alternatives to pre-budget negotiations and HB 13 as the method for advancing a state employee pay raise.