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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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Shipping with solidarity

packages2When you send your packages this holiday season, remember to send them UNION! Unionized package carriers are United Parcel Service (Teamsters) and the U.S. Postal Service (various).

Other ideas for a conscientious approach to the holidays can be found on CTU’s Shopping List.

November/December CT News

graphic of Nov/Dec CT NewsThe November/December issue of CT News is being distributed. In this issue, you will find a report on the October Membership Meeting, including the results of our recent CTU election and a membership vote on transferring funds from our Contingency Fund to Operations. We also begin a new column in which we will highlight one of our URs on a regular basis, provide a rundown of July through September Executive Board actions, and showcase the accomplishments of a couple of our members: Lori Mann, who was active in some recently passed legislation and Anne Simon, winner of the 2014 Gliozzo Award.