Category Archives: Solidarity

Union-Made Halloween Treats

halloweenWhen those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them like Jelly Belly’s candy corn. Union Plus provides a brief list of choices of candy products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM); snack foods by members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); or fruit and nuts from members of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).  Here’s the link.

Membership Meeting Tonight


Membership Meeting Tonight, October 26, 2016, starting at 5:20 p.m. in 252 Erickson Hall.  Doors open at 5, so come early to socialize. The agenda includes confirmation of the election, swearing in of candidates, an update on finances, and door prizes.



The new collective bargaining agreement

contract 2015-19Hard copies of the new MSU/CTU contract (April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2019) were distributed to CTs last week.  Consider leaving your contract on your desk or some other location where visitors and coworkers can see it.  It’s one more way of showing that CTU is in our workplaces.

You can also access the contract online at

CTU’s Shopping List

gift2CTU’s Shopping Listlists several sources for stores and products that are union friendly and/or made locally, in Michigan or in the U.S.  It’s getting kind of late to order online, but many of products can be purchased at local stores.  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