National Disability Employment Awareness Month

disability-awareness-octOctober is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  Held annually, NDEAM is led by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and is dedicated to educating about disability employment issues and celebrating the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.  Visit the DOL’s site on disability. 




Get involved & vote labor

workingmi2016Working people need champions in Lansing and on the MSU Board of Trustees!

That’s why we’re excited to let you know about an opportunity to knock doors and make calls for MSU Trustee candidates Dianne Byrum and Diann Woodard, as well as Michigan State Representative Candidate Theresa Abed.

This is your election—your voice—your future. Get involved!


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Special Elections Issue

CT News October 2016The special elections issue of the CT News has been distributed.  Use it to find all the information you will need for our October 25 elections: candidate statements, a forum schedule, and voting instructions, including absentee voting and rides to the polls.  And don’t forget the Membership Meeting the next evening on October 26.  As for that other election – the one on November 8 – President Deb Bittner uses her column to emphasize how important it is for union members to be involved.  For members planning to take classes in the spring, please note the deadlines on page 8 for CTU’s educational loan.

September CT NEWS

graphic of September 2016 CT News coverCheck out the September 2016 issue of CT News. In it, we feature CTU’s participation in the MSU rally to “Fill the Bus.” President Bittner’s comments on a letter we received from Brad Raymond in which he discusses some of our union’s earlier struggles with the classifications system–an issue that never seems to go away.  And there’s an article on Benefits Open Enrollment, October 1 through 31.

Please note that the October CT News will feature candidate statements and information about our 2016 elections on October 25.