Item - 2015.CC9.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 30, 2015 with amendments.

CC9.3 - Review and Analysis of Service and Working Conditions within Toronto Paramedic Services

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Chief, Toronto Paramedic Services and the Acting Executive Director, Human Resources to engage in consultation with authorized representatives of TCEU, Local 416 (CUPE), including communication with and engagement of front-line staff, including paramedics, on the Toronto Paramedic Services' Five-year Plan and the ongoing collective efforts within Toronto Paramedic Services to improve employee engagement and morale and to report back to the June 7 and 8, 2016 meeting of City Council with respect to employee engagement and morale.

Background Information (City Council)

(September 23, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A on a Review and Analysis of Service and Working Conditions within Toronto Paramedic Services and Appendix A, Summary of Third Party Reviews (CC9.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-84175.pdf
Attachment 1 - Toronto Paramedic Services: Crisis in the Workplace
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-84226.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Carried)

That City Council amend CC9.3 Recommendation 1 by adding the words "including communication and engagement of front-line staff, including paramedics" and "and to report back to the proposed June 7 and 8, 2016 meeting of City Council with respect to employee engagement and morale" so that the recommendation now reads:

 

1.  City Council request the Chief, Toronto Paramedic Services and the Acting Executive Director, Human Resources to engage in consultation with authorized representatives of TCEU, Local 416 (CUPE), including communication with and engagement of front-line staff, including paramedics, on the Toronto Paramedic Services' Five-year Plan and the ongoing collective efforts within Toronto Paramedic Services to improve employee engagement and morale and to report back to the proposed June 7 and 8, 2016 meeting of City Council with respect to employee engagement and morale.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-02-2015 1:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.3 - Karygiannis - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 16 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council