Position Announcement

Financial Manager

The Clerical-Technical Union of Michigan State University is hiring a full-time financial manager. The position is primarily responsible for overall day-to-day bookkeeping including preparation of payroll, benefits, payment of bills, managing a loan program, overseeing insurance needs and other written correspondence. Being able to manage multiple tasks and projects in an office setting is a must. This position also works with external professional agencies such as an accounting firm, insurance agencies, and investment organizations. Continue reading

Mother Jones coming to Lansing

Lansing March 12 UAW Local 602 Flint March 13 UAW Region 1-D Grand Rapids March 15 UAW Local 167West Virginian Karen Vuranch returns to Michigan for three shows next week as the feisty symbol of labor insurgency, Mother Jones. We are so happy to have Karen back in Michigan since people were absolutely enthralled by her portrayal of the “Miner’s Angel” who once was called “The most dangerous woman in America” by the corporate and government leaders who opposed her and the workers she represented.

All three performances start at 7 PM and are FREE and open to the public. See the flyer (feel free to send it to your friends). The performances are co-sponsored by Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives; the MSU Labor Education Program; UAW Region 1-D; and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

The CTU Shopping List

CTU’s Shopping Listlists several sources for stores and products that are union friendly and/or made locally, in Michigan or in the U.S.  Our shopping list is a good resource for gift ideas during the holidays or throughout the year.  It is always available on our website under “Tools.”  Add products and stores to the list by sending them to Cheryl@ctumsu.org.

MSU data breach

idThe university has hired a company, AllClear ID, to provide two years of identification protection and repair for over 400,000 current and former students and employees affected by MSU’s recent data breach.  Identity repair will be available as needed.  Credit monitoring will be available to affected students and staff who sign up for the service.  The services are free to the individual.

The CTU encourages all current and former members who are affected by the breach — those employed between 1970 and November 13, 2016 — to take advantage of these services.

For background and additional information about accessing AllClear ID services, please see the message from MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon.

To sign up for credit monitoring, go to https://msu.allclearid.com.