CT News New Year Issue

CTN Jan 2015The January 2015 issue is being distributed. This issue leads with an article on how we can participate in Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative activities. In the “President’s Corner,” Deb Bittner discusses the importance of upcoming contract negotiations.  Contract Administrator Dan McNeil encourages us in “Know Your Contract” to stand with our coworkers and use our contract to correct intolerable working conditions. The article on the upcoming disbursement of our health care savings has an update since we went to press: We now know that we will receive $961.81 (prorated for part-time employees in our January 23 paychecks.  The payout goes to CTs on the payroll as of January 1, 2015. Happy New Year!

Announcement: Amount of Health Care Savings Disbursement

health$The share of the health care savings disbursement that will appear in each of our January 23 paychecks is $961.81 (prorated for part-time employees). The payout goes to CTs on the payroll as of January 1, 2015.
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2.5 % raise in April 2015

money graphicThe August 2014 CT News (still at the printer) will announce that our next general raise will be at least 2.3 percent.

The final numbers just came in, and we are please to announce that the increase actually will be 2.5%. 

For CTs, that raise will happen April 1, 2015.

This increase is the result of the great job employees at MSU are doing to help keep health care costs down.  Last year’s health care costs were at 2009 levels.

Financial Empowerment Center

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The City of Lansing and Capital Area Community Services are now offering FREE one-on-one financial counseling through the Lansing Financial Empowerment Center.