Based on extraordinarily large health care cost increases, support staff received no general increase for the final year (2017) of our previous health care contract. Each of the eight unions in the Coalition of Labor Organizations at MSU will be subject to the zero increase on its contract anniversary date, which for CTs is April 1, 2018.
President Deb Bittner addresses this situation in our upcoming CT News. She discusses how and why we came to this point, how our new contract avoids a zero raise scenario, and how we are implementing programs to further reduce increases in health care costs. Watch for her article on page 1.