CTU School Loan

schoolIt’s time to apply for CTU’s Gerri Olson Educational Loan Program for spring semester 2015. Call or email Patricia Shackleton (432-5665, Patricia@ctumsu.org) November 3 through November 14 to register for a loan. Applications received after November 14 will be considered as space permits.

CTU 2014 Election Results

photo of CTU ballot boothsThe results of the 2014 CTU Elections were announced by Elections Committee Chairperson Liz Owen at the October 29 Membership Meeting:
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September/October Newsletter

CTN SepOct 2014 webThe combined September/October issue of CT News was distributed last week.  Members who did not receive a printed copy can obtain one by contacting the CTU office at ctu@ctumsu.org.

This 12-page issue is full of helpful information.  First, it is our special elections issue featuring statements from candidates for CTU office and other information about our October 28 election.  We also have articles on open enrollment and donating to MSU’s Community Charitable Campaign, as well as reports on a couple of the union’s recent labor relations activities.  President Deb Bittner weighs in with an editorial on how the economic recovery doesn’t seem to be “trickling” down to us.

Remember, the Membership Meeting is October 29.  We have a lot to discuss.

2015 Open Enrollment

stethoscope 2015Open enrollment for 2015 health care and other benefits takes place this month, October 1 through October 31. Go to MSU’s Human Resources Open Enrollment website for all information and links. Sign in through the EBS portal and follow these steps: ESS > Employee Self Service > Benefits > Add or Change MSU Benefit and Retirement Plans > Open Enrollment.

CTU candidates announced

photo of CTU ballot boothsNominations for the CTU’s 2014 election are closed.  The following candidates have stepped forward to run for office in the October 28 election:

Vice President:  Pamela SloanKimberly Smith
Secretary:  Tracy Rich
Director (4 positions):  Pamela BrockAmber Feasal-BartlingRosario GarciaWillie PaulsenJeanette Robertson
Audit Committee:  Heather Dover

Our October 2014 newsletter will contain statements from the candidates.  Members who want additional information from the candidates are encouraged to attend one or more Candidate Forums (to be announced) or to contact the candidates directly.